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Somerset v South Australian Redbacks Champions League T20 2011 Live Score and Preview

English outfit Somerset will be up against the South Australian Redbacks at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Saturday for their Group B fixture of the Champions League T20 2011.

Somerset will be confident of their chances at the present time. Their form has been brilliant over the past two weeks and they will look to build on the wins that they have recorded in the tournament thus far.

The men who have been performing consistently well for Somerset are Peter Trego on the top of the order, Murali Kartik with his slow left arm spin bowling and Roelof van der Merwe with his explosive batting at number three.

Somerset v South Australian Redbacks Champions League T20 2011 Live Score and Match Highlights here

The likes of Callum Ferguson and Daniel Christian had a great time with the bat the other day against the Kolkata Knight Riders which won the game for South Australia. Daniel Christian was especially good as he paced his knock brilliantly and took the game to the opposition from the very outfit.

One thing that looks really puzzling though is the fact that the Redbacks are yet to play Shaun Tait in this tournament. The speedster has some invaluable IPL experience on these pitches that he could use to the teams advantage and I really fail to understand why he has not played so far.

Pitch Report

As we saw the other day in the game between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Bangalore pitch is one hell of a pitch for the batsmen. It has got good bounce and carry and the ball comes on to the bat nicely. 170+ is a given provided the batsmen in both the teams play sensibly.

Men To Watch

Somerset – Roelof van der Merwe is in cloud nine at the moment. He is potent at the top of the order and bowls some useful left armers. He is our man to watch for Somerset.

South Australian Redbacks – Daniel Christian is our man to watch for the Redbacks. He can swing the momentum of a game at any point of time with his explosive batting as well as his bowling.

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