We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points
Daryl Mitchell has returned from national duty.
Lancashire: Luke Wells, George Balderson, Josh Bohannon, Steven Croft, Dane Vilas (c), George Bell (wk), Colin de Grandhomme/Daryl Mitchell, Tom Hartley, Tom Bailey, Will Williams, James Anderson
Matt Henry may slot back in.
Somerset: Tom Lammonby, Sean Dickson, Cameron Bancroft, Tom Abell (c), Tom Kohler-Cadmore, James Rew (wk), Lewis Gregory, Kasey Aldridge/Matt Henry, Craig Overton, Jack Leach, Peter Siddle
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 410
2nd innings average score: 252
3rd innings average score: 248
4th innings average score: 175
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: —
Pacers took 61% of the wickets. Meanwhile, top-order batters scored three of six centuries.
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Josh Bohannon (440 runs) and Tom Bailey (16 wickets) are the top run-getters and wicket-takers respectively for Lancashire this season. In addition, Bailey has been impactful with the bat, scoring 119 runs at 60.
Lewis Gregory has been in tremendous form in the tournament, performing with both bat and ball. With the help of 21 wickets and 170 runs, he has generated an average of 138 points per game.
Tom Abell and James Rew scored 191 and 164 runs respectively when the sides met last month, stitching together partnerships of 244 and 66 in two innings. Moreover, Rew is also Somerset’s top run-scorer for the season: 316 runs at 45.
Meanwhile, James Anderson picked up six wickets in that match. Overall, he averages 79 points per match for the season.
Thanks to his all-round show, George Balderson (244 runs and 15 wickets) featured in the Best11 in the last four matches.
Matt Henry featured in the Best11 in the last three Tests, scalping 17 wickets.