Match Preview –

Hampshire is set to lock horns with Surrey in Match 87 of The T20 Vitality Blast 2021 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton on 30 June 2021. Hampshire has suffered a lot of failure in this tournament and are currently placed last in the South Group standings. Surrey is placed at the 3rd position and are looking favorites against Hampshire in this match.

Pitch and Weather Report –

The pitch is balanced and is best suited for pacers. Weather would be of overcast clouds with temperature at 17 – 18 ° C.

Venue Stats (T20)

Total matches                          9

Matches won batting first        5

Matches won bowling first       4

Average 1st Inning scores      168

Average 2nd Inning scores     143

Highest total recorded             248/6 (20 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

Lowest total recorded              79/10 (14.3 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

Highest score chased              158/4 (18.5 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Lowest score defended           162/7 (20 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Top Wicketkeeper pick

1) Jamie Smith – This right-handed batsman had smashed 57 runs in his last match against Sussex and has been giving consistent performance. He is looking in good form and will be a good bet to have in your fantasy team.

Matches – 20

Runs – 244

Average – 30.5

Top 4 Batsman Picks

1) D’Arcy Short – This left-handed batsman has good average stats in this format. He made 37 and 48 runs in his last 2 matches and has been consistent performance with his batting. He is a hard-hitting batsman who can provide crucial runs to his team in time of peril.

Matches – 105

Runs – 3490

Average – 35.97

2) Joe Weatherley – This Winchester-born right-handed batsman has lot of potential to perform and destroy his opponent’s bowling lineup with his adept batting skills.

Matches – 25

Runs – 463

Average – 20.13

3) Rory Burns – Few batsmen exist that can match the resilience of this right-handed batsman whose elegant yet aggressive batting style can prove deadly for the opponent’s team.

Matches – 58

Runs – 675

Average – 16.46

4) Ollie Pope – This right-handed batsman is an inventive T20 stroke maker and with his fluent batting style he can sweep off even the most tricky bowling spells from his opponent. He’ll prove to be one of the most valuable players in the coming match considering his current form.

Matches – 36

Runs – 806

Average – 29.85

Top 4 Bowler Picks

1) Kyle Jamieson – This right arm medium pace bowler has an awkward bounce to his deliveries that hoops in at the stumps owing to his tall height. His bowling style is a great asset for his team.

Matches – 51

Wickets – 64

Economy – 8.46

2) Gus Atkinson – This right arm medium pacer has been consistent with his bowling as he has been consistent in taking wickets in every T20 match that he has played.

Matches – 12

Wickets – 12

Economy – 9.16

3) Daniel Moriarty – This slow left arm orthodox bowler is looking good with his current form and will be a wise choice for the next match. He has good economy stats in this format.

Matches – 21

Wickets – 23

Economy – 6.96

Top 4 All-rounder Picks

1) Colin De Grandhomme – This right-handed batsman with right arm medium bowling style has smashed a hard 66 runs and took 2 wickets in his last match against Somerset. This says a lot about his current form and potential to perform good in the upcoming match.

Matches – 202

Runs – 3419

Average – 24.59

Wickets – 68

Economy – 9.37

2) Scott Currie – This right-handed batsman with right arm medium seamer has the ability to score quick runs down the order. He took 4 wickets in his last match against Somerset. He is consistent with his batting as well as bowling.

Matches – 5

Runs – 3

Average – 3

Wickets – 5

Economy – 8.90

3) Will Jacks – This right-handed batsman with right arm off-break bowling style is clean-hitting batsman who also bowls useful off spin. He has potential to perform good in the upcoming match.

Matches – 52

Runs – 1014

Average – 24.14

Wickets – 16

Economy – 7.05

4) Gareth Batty – This right-handed batsman is a right arm off-break bowler who is feisty player, whether as an off-spinner or as a useful low-order batsman. His leadership qualities have led his team through thick and thin.  He is a wise choice to be included in the team for the upcoming match.

Match – 189

Runs – 626

Average – 10.26

Wickets – 151

Economy – 7.28

Predicted Playing 11

Hampshire – James Vince(C), D’Arcy Short, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Weatherley, Lewis McManus, James Fuller, Chris Wood, Scott Currie, Brad Wheal, Mason Crane

Surrey – Will Jacks, Jamie Smith, Laurie Evans, Ollie Pope, Jamie Overton, Rory Burns, Kyle Jamieson, Ben Geddes, Gus Atkinson, Gareth Batty(C), Dan Moriarty


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Poll Winning Percentage

Hampshire – 41%

Surrey – 59%