Sussex and Glamorgan face off in dead rubber in Hove!
Our Prediction is Sussex to win!
Host Sussex will be looking to end their season on a positive note when they face Glamorgan in the South Group of Royal London One-Day Cup in Hove on Tuesday.
Going into the match, Sussex have 8 points to their name in 7 matches, whereas Glamorgan has 5 points in 7 matches. Both teams are already out of contention to make it to the playoffs o the competition. In their last match, Sussex suffered a demoralizing 116-run defeat against Gloucestershire and will be looking to put a much better show this time around, especially with the ball.
On the other hand, Glamorgan suffered defeat in their last match against Middlesex on Sunday. The side will be looking to do well with bat and ball in this game.
Ben Brown-led unit will be looking to produce a clinical performance with bat and ball against Glamorgan. The side will be keen to end this season on a good note in this home fixture.
In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of David Wiese, Luke Wright, and Laurie Evans to do the bulk of the scoring. Opening batsman Luke Wright failed to capitalize on a good start in the previous game against Gloucestershire. He will be looking to deliver a notable score for Sussex in this final round-robin game. Wright has scored 312 runs in 6 matches at an average of 52.00.
Besides Wright, all-rounder David Wiese has been in incredible form with the bat so far in this year’s competition. He is currently the leading run-scorer for Sussex with 338 runs in 7 matches at an average of 84.50. Wiese once again showed good form with the bat in the previous game. He scored 55 off 58 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes.
Middle-order batsman Laurie Evans looked in good form with the bat in the previous game. He scored 44 off 46 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes. George Garton, Stiaan Van Zyl, and wicket-keeper Ben Brown will need to contribute for the side in this final game of the season.
In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Mir Hamza, Danny Briggs and George Garton to pick up wickets with the new-ball. Pakistan’s Mir Hamza has been standout bowler for the side so far this season with 16 wickets to his name. Will Beer and Danny Briggs bowled well in the previous game and picked up two wickets apiece.
Ben Brown (captain &wk), Laurie Evans, Harry Finch, David Wiese, Luke Wright, Philip Salt, George Carton, Danny Briggs, Mir Hamza, Stiaan Van Zyl, Will Beer
Glamorgan suffered a five-wicket loss against Middlesex in their last fixture played at Lords Cricket Ground in London. The side will be looking to bring their A-game to the table in this final round-robin game.
In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Chris Cooke, David Lloyd, and Billy Root to deliver runs with the bat. Captain Chris Cooke scored 46 off 54 balls with the help of five boundaries. He will be looking to lead from the front and produce a decent score in this game. He has scored 296 runs in 7 matches at an average of 42.28 with one century to his name.
Middle-order batsman Billy Root has shown excellent form for the side in this year’s tournament. He looked in fluent touch with the bat in the previous game and scored 37 off 38 balls with the help of four boundaries. Root has topped the batting charts for Glamorgan in this year’s competition with 308 runs in 7 matches at an average of 61.60.
All-rounder Charlie Hemphrey played exceedingly well in the previous game and scored 87 off 81 balls with the help of ten fours and two sixes. It was due to Hemphrey efforts that Glamorgan would be able to post 285 runs in 49.4 overs.
The likes of Graham Wagg and Marchant de Lange have contributed well to the team’s cause and will be looking to score runs for the side in this game.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying heavily on the likes of Marchant de Lange and Luke Carey to provide breakthroughs with the new-ball. Marchant de Lange has been a consistent performer with the ball so far this season and has claimed 13 wickets. Marnus Labuschagne and Billy Root also picked up two wickets apiece in the previous game played against Middlesex.
Chris Cooke (captain &wk), David Lloyd, Billy Root, Jeremy Lawlor, Marnus Labuschagne, Charlie Hemphrey, Daniel Douthwaite, Timm van der Gugten, Luke Carey, Graham Wagg, Marchant de Lange
The wicket prepared for the game will be a decent one for batting. The quick bowlers will get assistance with the new-ball. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Tuesday is going to be mostly cloudy.
County Ground in Hove has hosted all the home fixtures for Sussex in this year’s competition. The side lost their previous game against Somerset at this venue. Glamorgan will take heart from the fact that they have an excellent head-to-head record against Sussex.
The side that wins the toss would be keen to bat first and put runs on the board. The spinners might not get much of this surface. Batting second will be the most preferred option for both the teams in this contest.
Host Sussex will certainly start as favorites to win this game as they playing in their home conditions. The likes of David Wiese, Mir Hamza, and Luke Wright have shown excellent form so far this season and will certainly hold the key for Sussex in this game.
Expect Sussex to beat Glamorgan in this game.
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