For the upcoming match of the English T20 Blast 2021, Hampshire will be locking horns against the Essex from South Group, HAM vs ESS. There are two groups in total- South Group and North Group. Both the teams are coming from the South Group. In the South Group of the English Blast T20, there are 9 total teams. Team Essex and Hampshire are in the bottom 4 of the South Group tournament standings. Well! Both the opponents, HAM and ESS are lying adjacent to each other. There are no other teams lying in between the two.
So, team ESS is sitting on the 6th position in the tournament standings of the South Group. So far, the team has played a total of 12 matches. Out of these total playoffs, ESS has won 5 matches, lost 6 matches, and the rest 1 match ended up with no result. With such stats, the team has collected 11 points to their account. The team’s current Net Run Rate is -0.412.
Team ESS is coming up with a losing streak of 1 against the team SUS. Well! This match ESS vs SUS was played on 15th June 2021. In this gameplay, team SUS won the match by 7 wickets.
HAM vs ESS
Date- Friday, 16th July 2021
Time- 2:00 PM Local
Venue- The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Team SUS won the toss and opted to bowl first. Team ESS batted first and set the target score for the opponent team to chase at 128 with the fall of 8 wickets. While in the second innings of the match, team SUS chased the score in just 14 overs and ended up winning the match scoring a total of 130 runs with the fall of only 3 wickets. It was no doubt an easy victory for team SUS.
Hampshire – James Vince, D’arcy Short, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Weatherley, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, Scott Currie, Mason Crane, Bradley Wheal.
Essex – Tom Westley, Adam Wheater, Daniel Lawrence, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Jimmy Neesham, Simon Harmer, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, Jack Plom.
On the other side of the edge, it’s team Hampshire sitting just below the opponent Essex. So far, team HAM went through a total of 11 faceoffs. Out of these 11 playoffs, HAM has won only thrice, lost 5 matches, and has 3 matches with no result.
Team HAM has 9 points to their account and their current Net Run Rate is -0.017. However, both the teams are lying just adjacent to each other but still, there’s a huge difference of stats among the two. As per the Experts Predictions and keeping in mind the overall stats of both the teams, there are 70% chances of team ESS to win this match over HAM.