(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
The 37th match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Gloucestershire and Essex in County Ground, Bristol on 3rd June.
This season has been full of ups and downs for Gloucestershire. They have played 4 matches and have won 2 of them however they have lost 2 as well. In their last outing, they won against Kent by 6 wickets. Barring their 1st match, their bowling has been their strength but their batsman needs to put their foot on the pedal and give better performances with the bat.
Essex has started slowly this season. The team has played 4 matches and has won 2 while losing 2. In their last match, they lost against Glamorgan by 4 wickets. The team has performed in bits and pieces and will want both their departments to come well together and take them on the winning track.
Gloucestershire Squad: Miles Hammond, James Bracey (wk), Ian Cockbain, Glenn Phillips, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor (c), Benny Howell, Tom Smith, Zak Chappell, Josh Shaw, David Payne, Paul van Meekeren, Naseem Shah, George Scott and Zafar Gohar
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, Jamal Richards and Shane Snater
Total Matches: 17
Gloucestershire Won: 4
Essex Won: 7
No Result: 6
H2H Record at County Ground, Bristol:
Total Matches: 5
Gloucestershire Won: 1
Essex Won: 3
No Result: 1
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 16°C and humidity will be 76%. The speed of the wind will be around 18 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The pitch at the County Ground, Bristol is good for batting. The hard-hitters come into play at this ground as the side boundaries are shorter. The average first innings score is around 170 runs and the winning percentage for the team batting first is around 57%. The Captain winning the toss can choose to have a bat first.
Match: After Toss