On Tuesday, Hampshire will face Middlesex in an important Vitality Blast South Group match at Radlett Cricket Club in Radlett. Cricket fans can expect an exciting match between these two teams as they compete for the tournament title.
The South Group Match between Middlesex vs Hampshire will take place on June 6th, 2023 at Radlett Cricket Club, Radlett.
Match Details to Note
Match: Middlesex vs Hampshire, South Group Match, T20 Blast 2023
Date: June 06, 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: Radlett Cricket Club, Radlett
Middlesex has had a disastrous season in the Vitality T20 Blast 2023, having lost all six of their matches. Not only are they at the bottom of the South Group, but they are also the only team in either group that has yet to win.
Middlesex have not only lost all six of their T20 Blast games, but have also lost their last two by 9 wickets and 7 wickets, respectively.
Sam Robson, Jack Davies, Robbie White, Martin Andersson, Blake Cullen, John Simpson, Ethan Bamber, Tim Murtagh, James Harris, Thilan Walallawita, Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Helm, Mark Stoneman, Pieter Malan (South Africa), Ryan Higgins
Possible Playing XI:
Stephen Eskinazi (c), Joe Cracknell, Pieter Malan, Max Holden, Jack Davies (wk), Ryan Higgins, Luke Hollman, Josh De Caires, Tom Helm, Blake Cullen, Thilan Walallawita
After a sluggish start to the tournament, Hampshire is now back on track to reach the final and win the competition last year. In their last two matches, the Hawks defeated Essex Eagles by 118 runs and Sussex Sharks by 10 wickets.
Hampshire has risen up the table in recent weeks and will be looking to win their fourth game in five.
Joe Weatherley, Ian Holland, Liam Dawson, Keith Barker, Bradley Wheal, Mason Crane, Felix Organ, Scott Currie, Nick Gubbins, Ross Whiteley, Ben Brown, Kyle Abbott (South Africa), Mohammad Abbas (Pakistan), Benny Howell, Kyle Abbott (South Africa), , Ben McDermott (Australia – Vitality Blast), Nathan Ellis (Australia – Vitality Blast)
Possible Playing XI:
Ben McDermott (wk), James Vince (c), Toby Albert, Joe Weatherley, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, Nathan Ellis, Mason Crane, Scott Currie
Middlesex vs Hampshire Batsmen Worth Watching
Middlesex has struggled to score runs at the top of the order or in the middle order, whether batting first or second. Max Holden has hit 56 runs in his last two innings, and captain Steve Eskinazi has previously hit two half-centuries.
Only Wayne Madsen of the Derbyshire Falcons has scored more runs in the 2023 T20 Blast than Hampshire captain James Vince, who is in excellent form. His last four innings have resulted in 71 not-outs, 103 not-outs, 88 not-outs, and 88 not-outs.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Bowlers Worth Watching
In their previous match, Middlesex only took three wickets before Gloucestershire won, with Josh de Caires, Thilan Walalllawita, and Luke Hollman each dismissing one batter. Blake Cullen had taken five wickets in the previous two games, but he was held wicketless in Bristol.
Hampshire bowled brilliantly as a team in their last game, with only Nathan Ellis going wicketless out of the six bowlers used. Despite remaining economical, the Australian was unable to match Liam Dawson’s figures of 2-18 from four overs.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Toss Prediction
Both teams will aim to win the toss, bat first, and post a competitive score in their allotted overs. At Radlett Cricket Club, the first innings score is usually around 163 runs.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Pitch Report
Radlett Cricket Club will host this Vitality T20 Blast match. With shorter-than-average boundaries, this pitch frequently offers runs to batters.
The weather forecast for the MID vs HAM South Group match at Radlett Cricket Club on Tuesday, 06 June 2023 is mostly cloudy or sunny, or clear and rainy. The temperature is expected to be around 12°C, with 81% humidity and a wind speed of 20 kilometers per hour.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Prediction
This appears to be a one-sided contest, with Hampshire in excellent form against Middlesex, who have yet to win this season. At the top of the order, James Vince and Ben McDermott appear to be back to their best, and the Hawks bowling attack has plenty of depth. Hampshire is our pick to win. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
Hampshire is the favourite to beat Middlesex at the odds of 1.55.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Most Recommended Player for Bet:
Scott Currrie has eight wickets in his last three matches and is a good bet to be Hampshire’s top wicket taker in this match.