Match Preview : (By-Anuj)
Hello and Welcome to the preview & match prediction of the first quarter final of the Vitality T20 blast 2022, which will be played between Surrey and Yorkshire in Kennington Oval, London on 6th July. After the league stage of the 2022 T20 Blast has been completed, the qualified top four teams of each group will take on each other during the quarter-final encounters of the edition.
The two teams will meet each other on first time. Some England’s international players will not be part of the fixture due to their international commitments. Both team will look for one step close to Trophy.
If we will look performance of Surrey in current edition, then Surrey finished at the top position of South Group with 21 points. They have played 14 matches on league stage; in which they won 10 matches, 3 lost and one match no result due to rain. In their last match against Somerset, they lost by 47 runs in high scoring clash.
Will Jacks is the top scorer batsman from Surrey side. He made 448 runs in 14 innings with the average of 34.46. With the ball, Chris Jordan is leading to Surrey with the 17 wickets. But he will not be available for today match due to international duties. Surrey will miss the service as well as of Jason Roy, Sam Curran & Reece Topley due to same reason.
On the other side, Yorkshire has finished on 4th position of the points table in current edition with 15 points. They beat to Nottinghamshire by net run rate. They have played 14 matches on league stage; in which they won 7 matches, 6 lost and one match tied against Lancashire. In their last match against Leicestershire, they lost by 60 runs in high scoring clash.
Adam Lyth is the top scorer batsman from Yorkshhire side. He made 518 runs in 14 innings with the average of 39.85. With the ball, Jordan Thompson is leading to Yorkshire with the 16 wickets. In today’s match, Yorkshire will miss also the service of some star players due to International duties against India, as like as Harry Brook, Dawid Malan and David Willey.
Surrey : Will Jacks (c), Jamie Smith, Tom Curran, Laurie Evans, Ollie Pope, Rory Burns, Aaron Hardie, Jamie Overton, Sunil Narine, Cameron Steel, Daniel Moriarty, Gus Atkinson, Daniel Worrall, Conor McKerr and Tom Lawes
Yorkshire : Finn Allen, Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Will Fraine, Shadab Khan, Jordan Thompson, Jonathan Tattersall, George Hill, Matthew Waite, Matthew Revis, Dominic Bess, Tom Loten, James Wharton and William Luxton
H2H Record :
This will be first event of against to each other in T20 format.
Weather Report :
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will be around 25°C. The speed of the wind will be around 19 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
Pitch Report :
The pitch at the Kennington Oval is good for batting track. The venue is witnessed of lots of high scoring match in earlier stage. If Batsman wants to make run, then they will give sometime on pitch, then they can play theirs shot. As the bowlers will lateral movement off the surface. The skippers generally opting to bowl first after winning the toss on this pitch.
Match Timings – 11:00 PM IST
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Match Prediction :
Surrey will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.