(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
The 35th match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Glamorgan and Essex in Sophia Gardens on 2nd June.
Glamorgan started well this season by winning their 1st game but after that, they have lost continuously 2 matches. In their last match, they lost against Middlesex by 4 wickets. Their bowling has been their strength till now but they will want good batting performance onwards. If they want to win the upcoming encounter, they will have to put in a team effort.
Essex has started very decently this season. They have played 3 matches till now and have won 2 of them however they have lost 1 game as well. In their last match, they won against Hampshire by 8 wickets. Their batting has been very good but they will want better performances in the bowling unit.
The upcoming encounter is supposed to be a nail-biting thriller.
Glamorgan Squad: David Lloyd (c), Sam Northeast, Marnus Labuschagne, Kiran Carlson, Chris Cooke (wk), Andrew Salter, Daniel Douthwaite, Michael Neser, James Weighell, Prem Sisodiya, Michael Hogan, Joe Cooke, Colin Ingram, James Harris
Essex Squad: William Buttleman, Adam Rossington (wk), Michael-Kyle Pepper, Matthew Critchley, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook, Shane Snater, Jamal Richards
Total Matches: 18
Glamorgan Won: 5
Essex Won: 9
No Result: 4
H2H Record at Sophia Gardens:
Total Matches: 9
Glamorgan Won: 2
Essex Won: 5
No Result: 2
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 14°C and humidity will be 62%. The speed of the wind will be around 5 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The surface at the Sophia Gardens is a balanced surface. It has something both for the batsmen and the bowlers. The batsmen can score big runs if they spend some time in the middle. The average first innings score is around 156 runs and the winning percentage for the team batting first is around 50. The captain winning the toss can look to have a ball first.
Match:- Essex will win (Bookset Compulsory)
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