Hampshire vs Surrey: HAM v SUR Match Prediction, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report & Expected Playing XI in English T20 Blast

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Hampshire vs Surrey, HAM v SUR
Hampshire vs Surrey, HAM v SUR

Preview

The upcoming match between Hampshire and Surrey is highly anticipated as both teams have had varying success this season. Surrey lost their last game against Sussex, while Hampshire defeated Middlesex in their last one. Surrey is currently in second place on the South Group points table, having won two of their three matches. Hampshire, however, have only won one game and lost one game, leaving them in seventh place. This makes it an interesting contest as both teams will be looking to come out on top in this match. It promises to be an exciting encounter with each team having something to prove.

Probable Playing XI

Hampshire (Playing XI): Ben McDermott(w), James Vince(c), Tom Prest, Joe Weatherley, Toby Albert, Ross Whiteley, Liam Dawson, James Fuller, Nathan Ellis, Mason Crane, Chris Wood

Surrey (Playing XI): Will Jacks, Laurie Evans(c), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Jamie Smith(w), Cameron Steel, Sean Abbott, Jamie Overton, Sunil Narine, Chris Jordan, Daniel Worrall

Pitch Report : HAM v SUR

Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Matches Played 10
Bat 1st Won5
Bat 2nd Won5

Avg. 1st inning score: 158

Pace vs Spin

PaceorSpinInnsOversWktsWkts/innsBowlSR
Pace18228.3834.616.5
Spin18117.3382.118.6

Record at Venue

Hampshire Batters

PlayerInnsRunsAvg50s100s
James Vince85250232.49172
Joe Weatherley2148228.3510
Liam Dawson4044415.3110
James Fuller2337319.6310
Tom Prest1024427.1120
Ben McDermott920222.4420
Chris Wood2820213.4700
Ross Whiteley1219918.0910
Toby Albert46331.500
Ben Brown6477.8300

Hampshire Bowlers

BowlerInnsOversWktsAvgSR
Chris Wood692517228.420.9
Liam Dawson52182.55821.618.9
Mason Crane31112.53425.719.9
James Fuller1447.32614.211
Bradley Wheal1548.52316.912.7
Scott Currie8241218.312
Nathan Ellis9331023.819.8
Tom Prest111106

Surrey Batters

PlayerInnsRunsAvg50sHS
Laurie Evans727769.25381*
Will Jacks412842.67156*
Chris Jordan1212562.5026*
Jamie Smith28442159
Sam Curran42512.509*
Sunil Narine22512.5014
Tom Curran4165.3306

Surrey Bowlers

BowlerInnsOversWktsAvgSR
Chris Jordan1965.51730.823.2
Jamie Overton51971616.3
Gus Atkinson38511.29.6
Daniel Moriarty412.2328.324.7
Sam Curran412245.536
Tom Curran517.326652.5
Sean Abbott12.312915
Sunil Narine27.215644
Will Jacks2512930

Hampshire Top Picks

James Vince

James Vince is in top form and has historically done well at the Rose Bowl, averaging 32.49 runs here. With the new ball unlikely to swing, he should be able to counter the threat posed by Sam Curran and Co.

Ben McDermott

We don’t have many good options in the wicket-keeping section, except for Ben McDermott. He looked in fine form in the last game and will look to build on it.

Nathan Ellis

Surrey likes to play attacking cricket, so Ellis will be in play. He will bowl two overs at the death and is also handy with the bat.

Liam Dawson

Despite Liam Dawson’s struggles in the most last game, he is still bowling the full quota of overs and performing well with a bat. Surrey have enough right-handers to put together some favorable matchups for him.

Surrey Top Picks

Sam Curran

Sam Curran is a must-have in any fantasy team due to his top-order batting as well as bowling full quota of overs with the new and old ball. His selection will definitely add value to your team.

Will Jacks

Jack has gotten off to a good start with the bat, but he hasn’t been able to make a big score yet. However, he has a great record at this venue with the bat and continues to pick up wickets regularly. We may see him bowling against Whiteley and Dawson in the latter stages of the innings.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine’s performance in the last three games has been impressive, taking two wickets in each match and boosting his confidence. His batting is also finding its rhythm, scoring 29 runs in the last game. The Rose Bowl pitch provides enough assistance for spinners, making Narine a key player to watch out for.

Sean Abbott

He has only picked up one wicket in the last two games, but surprisingly scored a hundred in his last outing. Due to his all-round abilities with the bat and the ball, he has a massive fantasy points upside.

Differential Picks: HAM v SUR

Chris Jordan

After going through a subpar IPL tournament, he has returned to the team as captain and is expected to bowl his full quota of overs. He is good pick for your fantasy teams.

Tom Prest

He showed glimpses of form with his quick-fire 30 in the last game. Batting in the top order, he should be a good differential pick.

Safe Captaincy Picks: HAM v SUR

Sam Curran

James Vince

Will Jacks

Differential Captaincy Picks: HAM v SUR

Sean Abbott

Liam Dawson

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