GLA vs ESS Dream11 Prediction: The first semi-final of the Royal London One Day Cup will take place between Glamorgan and Essex on Monday. Both the teams have been from their respective groups have played well this season and are now through to the semi-finals. Glamorgan sits at the top of Group II with 4 wins, while Essex with 5 wins finds itself on the 2nd spot in Group I. The match will take place at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Follow GLA vs ESS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team on MadoverCricket.
Glamorgan Team Preview:
Glamorgan is coming on to Semi-finals after an upsetting loss against Yorkshire by just 4 runs. Chasing a target of 230 runs, Kiran Carison led side failed to pull off victory after inching close to the target. Openers Hamish Rutherford and Nick Selman gave a brilliant start with an opening partnership of 121 runs. Selman has been in a fiery touch this season as he scored two 90+ scores in the last two matches. He missed out on his well-deserved century against Yorkshire by 8 runs. The right-handed batsman also smacked 140 runs against Leicestershire but that went in vain as the match ended in a draw.
However, Glamorgan would be confident ahead of the semi-finals clash possessing a record of 3:2 in the last five outings. The side will count on openers and bowlers Joe Cook and James Weighell going into the game on August 16.
Essex Team Preview:
Essex is one of the most successful sides in the Royal London One Day Cup, riding on amazing batsmen, especially openers Alastair Cook and Josh Rymell. Rymell scored 121 runs in the Quarterfinal against Yorkshire as he helped his side post a massive total of 317 runs on the scoreboard. The bowling unit will be spearheaded by Aron Nijjar as he is also one of the leading wicket-takers for the side this season. Essex would also count on all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate who gives balance with both bat and ball.
GLA vs ESS Head to Head:
Essex has an edge over Glamorgan in the head to head clashes considering the last five encounters. Essex has won three of the last five matches against Glamorgan and also possessing better form this season. In fact, the last encounter saw Essex win by 180 runs in April 2019. Essex scored 326 runs batting first and later restricted Glamorgan to 146 runs only.
GLA vs ESS Broadcasting Details and Live Score:
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GLA vs ESS Playing XI:
Glamorgan Squad: Hamish Rutherford, Nicholas, Steven Reingold, Kiran Carlson (c), Billy Root, Tom Cullen (wk), Joe Cooke, Andrew Salter, James Weighell, Lukas Carey, Michael Hogan
Essex Squad: Josh Rymell, Sir Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (c), Feroze Khushi, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Jack Plom, Ben Allison
GLA vs ESS Dream11 Team:
Wicket-Keeper: Adam Wheater
Batsmen: Alastair Cook, Tom Wesley, Nick Selman (C), Josh Rymell
Bowlers: Ryan ten Doeschate, J Cooke, S Reingold
All Rounders: S Harmer (VC), Aron Nijjar, M Hogan
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