(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
Match Preview: (By Vishnu)
The 58th match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Surrey and Sussex in Kennington on 8th June.
Surrey has a dream start under their pocket and is the only team in the south group which has not lost a single man yet. They have played 5 matches and have won 4 of them while one match was abandoned due to rain. Their last match was washed out against glamour gun. Both their batting and bowling has been their strength and has contributed equally. They will look to continue their winning streak.
Sussex has started decently this season. The team has played 6 matches till now and has won 3 and lost 3 matches. In their last outing, they lost again by 22 runs. Their strength has been their batting but their bowling has lacked at the key moments. They will look to improve that and return to the winning track.
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
Sussex Squad: Luke Wright, Tim Seifert (wk), Alistair Orr, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Ravi Bopara (c), Delray Rawlins, Harrison Ward, Obed McCoy, Archie Lenham, Steven Finn, Henry Crocombe, Tom Alsop, Mohammad Rizwan, George Garton, Josh Philippe, Oliver Carter, Will Beer, and Tymal Mills
Total Matches: 36
Surrey Won: 17
Sussex Won: 12
No Result: 6
H2H Record at Kennington:
Total Matches: 16
Surrey Won: 7
Sussex Won: 6
No Result: 3
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 15°C and humidity will be 61%. The speed of the wind will be around 18 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The pitch at the Kennington Oval is decent for batting but due to the dew factor in the last overs, power hitters will enjoy their batting. Seamers will get some swing upfront due to the condition. The average first innings score is around 156 runs. The winning percentage for the batting first team is around 56%. The captain winning the toss may choose you to have a bat first.
Match: Better to skip