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Hampshire vs Gloucestershire, VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021, Today Match Prediction

The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England

176/6 in 20.0

8.80 Team Logo

166/5 in 20.0

8.30
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Toss Winner - Hampshire won the toss and chose to bat first

Hampshire beat Gloucestershire by 10 runs

Bottom-ranked Hampshire face uphill battle against in-form Gloucestershire at The Rose Bowl

  • Hampshire lost their previous game against Surrey.
  • Glenn Phillips has been star performer for Gloucestershire this season.
  • Gloucestershire suffered comprehensive defeat against Somerset

Expect Gloucestershire to beat Hampshire by a comprehensive margin.

Tournament: VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England | Toss: To Bat

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Gloucestershire will be looking to continue their winning ways when they take on Hampshire in the 100th game of T20 Blast competition at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Friday.

Hampshire suffered 20-run defeat at the hands of Somerset in a game played at The Rose Bowl in Southampton. With this result, the side is lying at the bottom of the table in South Group with five points to their name after nine matches played in the competition.

On the other hand, Gloucestershire have put in excellent performances as a unit this season. Captain Jack Taylor will be hoping for another display with bat and ball at The Rose Bowl.

Hampshire Preview

James Vince-led unit has not been able to post competitive scores so far this season.

The big worry has been the form of Captain James Vince, who has looked out of sorts this season. In six matches, Vince has scored 148 runs at an average of 24.66.

Besides Vince, D’Arcy Short, Colin de Grandhomme and Jon Weatherly failed to capitalize on their decent starts and gave their wickets at crucial stages of the innings.

For this home fixture, Hampshire would be relying on experienced trio of James Vince, D’Arcy Short and Colin de Grandhomme to deliver notable scores against Gloucestershire.

In the bowling department, the will be relying on the likes of Scott Currie, Mason Crane and Colin de Grandhomme to make crucial breakthroughs.

Hampshire Predicted Playing XI:

James Vince (c), D Arcy Short, Tom Prest, Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Weatherley, James Fuller, Lewis McManus (wk), Chris Wood, Scott Currie, Mason Crane, Bradley Wheal

Hampshire Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
T Prest
20
24
0
0
83.33
J Vince
19
17
3
0
111.76
J Fuller
17
18
0
0
94.44
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
S Currie
3.0
0
21
3
7
B Wheal
3.0
0
17
2
5.67
C Wood
4.0
0
28
1
7

Hampshire Actual Playing XI:

Mason Crane, James Vince, Scott Currie, Bradley Wheal, Joe Weatherley, Tom Prest, D'Arcy Short, Colin de Grandhomme, James Fuller, Lewis McManus, Chris Wood

Gloucestershire Preview

Despite a comprehensive defeat against Somerset, Gloucestershire are still lying in the top half of the league table with 12 points to their name.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Glenn Phillips, Jack Taylor, Chris Dent and Miles Hammond to deliver big scores in this fixture.

In the previous encounter, Benny Howell was the star performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 55 runs off 41 balls with the help of one four and three sixes. He was well supported by opener Miles Hammond, who chipped in with 44 runs off 33 balls with the help of five boundaries and one six.

Apart from Howell and Hammond, the likes of Chris Dent, Glenn Phillips and James Bracey perished for low scores against Somerset.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of David Payne, Josh Shaw and Daniel Worrall to deliver timely breakthroughs.

Surprisingly, all-rounder Benny Howell has been leading wicket-taker for Gloucestershire this season. In seven matches played this season, Howell has claimed 10 wicket at an economy rate of 8.71.

Gloucestershire Predicted Playing XI:

Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, Benny Howell, Glenn Phillips, James Bracey (wk), Jack Taylor (c), Ryan Higgins, Tom Smith, Daniel Worrall, Josh Shaw, David Payne

Gloucestershire Key Players From Previous Game Of VITALITY T20 BLAST 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
B Howell
52
41
1
3
126.83
M Hammond
44
33
5
1
133.33
J Taylor
28
16
4
0
175
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
D Payne
4.0
0
37
1
9.25
T Smith
4.0
0
25
1
6.25
D Worrall
4.0
0
29
0
7.25

Gloucestershire Actual Playing XI:

Matthew David Taylor, Josh Shaw, James Bracey, Benny Howell, Jack Taylor, Glenn Phillips, Tom Smith, Chris Dent, Miles Hammond, George Scott, Daniel Worrall

HR
Temp
Rain
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W. direction
Clouds
00h
15
0 mm.
2.04 k/h
From: WNW
100%
03h
14
0 mm.
1.47 k/h
From: NW
87%
06h
15
0 mm.
1.06 k/h
From: WNW
61%
09h
18
0 mm.
2.37 k/h
From: SW
1%
12h
20
0 mm.
4.18 k/h
From: SW
37%
15h
20
0 mm.
4.47 k/h
From: SW
94%
18h
17
0 mm.
3.9 k/h
From: SW
97%
21h
15
0 mm.
2.02 k/h
From: SSW
100%

Weather Conditions

With sunny intervals expected for the game, the surface is expected to offer help to the bowlers. Spinners will definitely get some turn off the pitch

Venue Details

Hampshire will take heart from the fact that they have an excellent head-to head against Gloucestershire in the history of T20 Blast competition.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss, would be keen to bat first and put runs on the board. Average first innings score at the Rose Bowl is around is around 170 runs.

Based on current form, Gloucestershire will be outright favorites to win their game against Hampshire.

With likes of Glenn Phillips, Benny Howell and Chris Dent showing excellent form this season, Gloucestershire will be looking to keep winning streak intact at The Rose Bowl.

On the other hand, Hampshire will have to come up with special batting display to upstage Gloucestershire in this contest.

Expect Gloucestershire to beat Hampshire by a comprehensive margin.

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