KET vs SOM: Kent will lock horns against Somerset in Match 2 of the Vitality T20 Blast, 2022 on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury.
The upcoming season of the English T20 Blast will kick off on Wednesday (May 25). A total of 18 counties will be taking part in this tournament which will be further equally divided into two groups — North Group & South Group.
North Group comprises Birmingham Bears, Derbyshire Falcons, Durham, Lancashire Lightning, Leicestershire Foxes, Northants Steelbacks, Notts Outlaws, Worcestershire Rapids, and Yorkshire Vikings.
South Group comprises of Essex Eagles, Gloucestershire, Hampshire Hawks, Kent Spitfires, Glamorgan, Middlesex, Somerset, Surrey, and Sussex Sharks.
Meanwhile, the second match of the tournament will be played between the previous year’s champion Kent and runner ups Somerset.
Both these teams were brilliant in the previous edition of the tournament. Kent outplayed Somerset by 25 runs in the final of the Vitality Blast 2021. Both the teams will look for a good start this season.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Match 2 of the Vitality T20 Blast, 2022 between Kent and Somerset
KET vs SOM Match Details
- Match: Kent vs Somerset, Match 2
- Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
- Time: 11:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
The pitch at the St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury is a balanced pitch, which offers good help to both pacers and batsmen. The average 1st innings score at this venue is 180 runs.
KET vs SOM Probable Playing XI
Kent Playing XI
Fred Klaassen, Darren Stevens, James Logan, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Matt Milnes, George Linde, Jordan Cox, Sam Billings, Qais Ahmed, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly.
Somerset Playing XI
Will Smeed, Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell, Roelof van der Merwe, George Bartlett, Tom Banton, Lewis Gregory, Steven Davies, Tom Lammonby, Marchant de Lange, Peter Siddle.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 177 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
Kent & Somerset Last 5 Matches Stats
KET vs SOM Captaincy Picks
- Tom Banton
- Joe Denly
- Lewis Gregory
KET vs SOM Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Tom Banton
- Batsmen: Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Tom Abell, Zak Crawley, Will Smeed
- All-Rounders: Roelof van der Merwe, Lewis Gregory
- Bowlers: Peter Siddle, Qais Ahmed, Fred Klaassen
- Captain: Tom Banton
- Vice-Captain: Joe Denly
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Tom Banton
- Batsmen: Joe Denly, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Tom Abell, Zak Crawley, Rilee Rossouw
- All-Rounders: Darren Stevens, Lewis Gregory
- Bowlers: Peter Siddle, Qais Ahmed, Marchant de Lange
- Captain: Daniel Bell-Drummond
- Vice-Captain: Lewis Gregory
Probable Winner Of The Match
Kent are expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.