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Essex vs Surrey, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022, Today Match Prediction

County Ground, Chelmsford, England

198/7 in 20.0

9.90 Star

155/9 in 20.0

7.75
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Surrey won the toss and chose to bowl first

Essex beat Surrey by 43 runs

Essex, Surrey lock horns in a high-octane clash at Chelmsford

  • Essex registered a hard-fought win over Middlesex at London.
  • Daniel Lawrence, Tom Westley, Samuel Cook put in excellent performances for Essex in the previous game played against Middlesex.
  • Surrey suffered their first defeat of the competition against Sussex.

Expect Essex to beat Surrey in a high-scoring thriller at Chelmsford.

Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022 | Format: T20 | Venue: County Ground, Chelmsford, England | Toss: To Bowl

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Name
LAN
WRW
DER
NOR
YOR
LEI
NOT
DUR
WOR
M
Won
Lost
Tied
NR
PTs
NRR
11
7
2
1
1
16
8.923
11
7
4
0
0
14
0.715
12
7
5
0
0
14
0.088
12
6
4
0
1
14
0.279
11
6
4
1
0
13
1.108
12
6
6
0
0
12
-0.192
11
4
6
0
1
9
-0.192
11
3
7
0
1
7
-8.599
11
1
9
0
0
3
-1.684

Host Essex will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Surrey in the South Group game of the 2022 Vitality T20 Blast competition played at County Ground, Chelmsford on Friday.

In their previous match, Essex registered a 21-run win over Middlesex, courtesy excellent performances from Daniel Lawrence, Tom Westley, Samuel Cook and Simon Harmer. With this result, Essex have climbed to third position in the South Group table.

On the other hand, Surrey are still lying at the top of the table in the South Group despite losing their first game of the season against Sussex. Captain Chris Jordan will be hoping that the side can make a strong comeback in this fixture.

There have been 32 meetings between the teams in the history of the competition where Essex have registered eighteen victories. Surrey have managed to come out on top on eleven occasions. Two matches have been abandoned, while one has ended in a tie.

Essex Preview

The home side will be hoping to maintain their standards with bat and ball against Surrey.

In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Daniel Lawrence, Michael Kyle-Pepper, Feroze Khushi and Adam Rossington to deliver the bulk of the runs and help Essex post a competitive score on the board.

In the previous game, Daniel Lawrence and Tom Westley produced splendid half-centuries to help Essex post 161 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Aaron Beard, Daniel Sams, Ben Allison, Simon Harmer and Samuel Cook to provide crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous game, Samuel Cook was the pick of the bowlers for Essex and finished with figures of 3 for 23 in his four overs. Besides Cook, Aaron Beard and Simon Harmer bowled well and claimed two wickets apiece.

Essex Predicted Playing XI:

Adam Rossington (wk), Feroze Khushi, Michael-Kyle Pepper, Daniel Lawrence/Matthew Critchley, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Aaron Beard, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook

Essex Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
D Lawrence
51
35
4
1
145.71
T Westley
50
41
5
1
121.95
M Pepper
26
14
3
1
185.71
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
S Cook
4.0
1
23
3
5.75
A Beard
4.0
0
22
2
5.5
S Harmer
4.0
0
26
2
6.5

Essex Actual Playing XI:

Aaron Beard, Adam Rossington, Paul Walter, Dan Lawrence, Aron Nijjar, Samuel Cook, Feroze Khushi, Daniel Sams, Tom Westley, Simon Harmer, Michael Pepper

Surrey Preview

The visitors will be looking to adjust to the conditions and put in an improved batting performance.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Will Jacks, Jamie Smith, Kieron Pollard, Rory Burns and Laurie Evans to do the bulk of the scoring.

In the previous match, in-form opener Will Jacks was the standout performer with the bat for Essex and finished the innings with the top-score of 76 runs off 48 balls with the help of eleven fours and one six. Besides Jacks, Laurie Evans scored 25 runs off 16 balls, whereas Jamie Smith chipped in with 14 runs off 11 balls.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Chris Jordan, Sunil Narine, Gus Atkinson and Daniel Moriarty to provide crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous match, Gus Atkinson was the best bowler on display for Surrey and claimed 2 for 17 in three overs.

Surrey Predicted Playing XI:

Chris Jordan (c), Gus Atkinson, Rory Burns, Kieron Pollard, Will Jacks, Jamie Smith (wk), Laurie Evans, Sunil Narine, Jamie Overton, Daniel Moriarty, Daniel Worrall

Surrey Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
W Jacks
76
48
11
1
158.33
L Evans
26
15
1
2
173.33
J Smith
14
11
1
1
127.27
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
G Atkinson
3.0
0
17
2
5.67
D Worrall
3.0
0
25
1
8.33
C McKerr
2.0
0
14
1
7

Surrey Actual Playing XI:

Conor McKerr, Jason Roy, Reece Topley, Jamie Smith, Will Jacks, Rory Burns, Daniel Moriarty, Thomas Lawes, Chris Jordan, Sunil Narine, Laurie Evans

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
13
0 mm.
1.34 k/h
From: E
41%
03h
15
0 mm.
4.29 k/h
From: SSW
100%
06h
15
0 mm.
4.42 k/h
From: SSW
100%
09h
19
0 mm.
6.4 k/h
From: SSW
98%
12h
22
0.27 mm.
6.65 k/h
From: SSW
97%
15h
23
0 mm.
8.26 k/h
From: SSW
87%
18h
20
0 mm.
8.04 k/h
From: SSW
81%
21h
16
0 mm.
4.79 k/h
From: S
99%

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be excellent for batting. The bowlers will find it tough as the surface will offer no assistance. The weather forecast for Friday’s game is going to be sunny intervals with gentle breeze.

Venue Details

County Ground, Chelmsford is going to host the South Group game of the Vitality T20 Blast competition between Essex and Surrey.

Essex will take heart from the fact that they have won three matches out of the last four played against Surrey.

Toss: To Bowl

Both the sides will be looking to win the toss, bowl first and restrict the opposition to less than 140 runs. The previous match played at Chelmsford was won by side batting second.

Based on current form, Essex will fancy their chances of beating Surrey in this fixture. With likes of Paul Walter, Michael Kyle-Pepper and Daniel Lawrence in excellent form this season, Essex will be looking to deliver a clinical batting performance in this home fixture.

On the other hand, experienced players will have to come to the party with the bat if Surrey aims to upstage Essex in their backyard.

Expect Essex to beat Surrey in a high-scoring thriller at Chelmsford.

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