(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
Match Preview: (By Vishnu)
The 59th match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Middlesex and Surrey in Lord’s, London on 9th June.
Middlesex has an average start to their campaign this season. They have played 6 matches till now and have won 3 and lost 3 matches apiece. In their last outing, they lost against Hampshire by 9 wickets. Their weakness has been their batting and their bowling has carried up the team. They will want their batting unit to perform better and return to the winning track.
Surrey has a dream start to their name this season. They have played 6 matches till now and are undefeated. They have won 5 matches and one match was washed out. In their last match, they won against the Sussex by 7 wickets. Both their batting and bowling have been up to the mark and have contributed equally well. They will want to longer their winning streak.
Middlesex Squad: Stephen Eskinazi (c), Max Holden, Joe Cracknell, Martin Andersson, Jack Davies, John Simpson (wk), Luke Hollman, Chris Green, Toby Roland-Jones, Thilan Walallawita, Jason Behrendorff, Toby Greatwood, Blake Cullen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Eoin Morgan
Surrey Squad: Jason Roy, Will Jacks, Sam Curran, Laurie Evans, Jamie Overton, Jordan Clark, Sunil Narine, Chris Jordan (c), Jamie Smith (wk), Daniel Moriarty, Reece Topley, Daniel Worrall, Kieron Pollard, and Gus Atkinson
Total Matches: 36
Middlesex Won: 12
Surrey Won: 24
H2H Record at Lord’s Cricket Ground:
Total Matches: 18
Middlesex Won: 7
Surrey Won: 11
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 16°C and humidity will be 84%. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The surface at the Lord’s, London is good for batting. The dew factor assists the batsman and makes it easier to bat in the second innings. The average first innings score is around 170 runs and the winning percentage for the team batting first is 53. The captain winning the toss may look to have a ball first regarding the dew factor.
Match: Middlesex will win