Hampshire
Kent
221/3(19.6ov)
167/8(19.6ov)
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Hampshire vs Kent, Vitality Blast 2022 – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

17 Jun 2022, The Ageas Bowl, Vitality Blast 2022
Hampshire Hawks win by 54 runs

Betting Tip – Hampshire will beat Kent in this South Group fixture on June 17.

Hampshire win @1.675

Hampshire to beat Kent
  • Hampshire have won their last four matches.
  • Kent are reeling at the bottom of the table in the South Group.
  • James Vince, Ben McDermott and Brad Wheal have been in great touch.

Live Score

  • Scorecard
  • HAM 1ST INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Ben McDermott c Fredrick Klaassen b Grant Stewart 4 12 0 0 33.33
    James Vince c Fredrick Klaassen b Grant Stewart 100 54 9 5 185.19
    Tom Prest c Sam Billings b Qais Ahmad 52 37 5 2 140.54
    Joe Weatherley not out 26 14 2 1 185.71
    Ross Whiteley not out 23 6 1 3 383.33
    Total (20 Ov, RR: 11.05) 221/3
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Fredrick Klaassen 4 0 63 0 15.75 1 2
    Grant Stewart 4 0 47 2 11.75 0 1
    Matthew Quinn 4 0 27 0 6.75 1 0
    George Linde 3 0 38 0 12.66 2 0
    Qais Ahmad 4 0 33 1 8.25 2 0
    Daniel Bell-Drummond 1 0 12 0 12 0 0
    KEN 1ST INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Joe Denly c Tom Prest b Mason Crane 49 37 1 3 132.43
    Daniel Bell-Drummond c Toby Albert b Liam Dawson 4 7 1 0 57.14
    Jordan Cox c James Vince b Nathan Ellis 6 5 1 0 120
    Sam Billings b James Fuller 12 12 0 0 100
    Alex Blake c James Vince b James Fuller 44 26 1 4 169.23
    Jack Leaning b Chris Wood 35 20 6 0 175
    George Linde c Joe Weatherley b Chris Wood 4 4 1 0 100
    Grant Stewart not out 6 6 0 0 100
    Qais Ahmad c & b Nathan Ellis 1 4 0 0 25
    Total (20 Ov, RR: 8.35) 167/8
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Chris Wood 4 0 26 2 6.5 1 0
    Liam Dawson 4 0 38 1 9.5 2 0
    Nathan Ellis 4 0 26 2 6.5 1 0
    James Fuller 4 0 33 2 8.25 0 1
    Mason Crane 4 0 44 1 11 0 0
  • Match Details
  • Home TeamHampshire
    Away TeamKent
    SeriesVitality Blast 2022
    UmpiresRichard Kettleborough
    Jason Swift
    Alan Mills
    Match RefereeLorne Hart

Match Odds

Match Prediction – Hampshire vs Kent, Vitality Blast 2022 – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

Hampshire Hawks will host Kent Spitfires in a South Group fixture of the Vitality T20 Blast 2022 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on June 17.

Hampshire had a disastrous start to their campaign with four losses on the trot. But they have managed to climb their way back by winning the last four matches. They occupy the fifth place in the south group with eight points from eight games.

Kent, the defending champions, got off to a worst possible start, losing their first five games in the 2022 season. They are languishing at the bottom of the table with only two wins and four points from eight games.

TeamOverall WinsOverall Win %Last 5 WinsLast 5 Win %
Hampshire1444%0
Kent1650%480%
Hampshire vs Kent, Vitality Blast Head to Head

Total Head to Head – 32 matches

Hampshire Preview

Hampshire are coming off a narrow victory over Glamorgan by nine runs at Cardiff last week. Batting first, they posted only 134/4 on the back of James Vince and Joe Weatherley’s individual fourties. The pace duo of Brad Wheal and Chris Wood shined again, with the former snaring 5 for 38 and the latter claiming 3 for 16.

Hampshire have had several players step up for them in the competition. Vince and McDermott have been terrific with the bat, scoring 269 and 247 runs, respectively. Weatherley has also scored 152 runs. Four of their bowlers – Wheal, Wood, Liam Dawson and James Fuller have taken 8+ wickets in the competition.

Betting Tip – Who will be the best Batsman for Hampshire?

Hampshire Top Batsman James Vince @3.24

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James Vince will be the best batter for Hampshire. The opening batter has looked in very good form, scoring 269 runs in seven innings at an average of 45. Vince has registered two fifties in the tournament and is coming off a 44-run knock.

Betting Tip – Who will be the best Bowler for Hampshire?

Hampshire Top Bowler Brad Wheal @4.0

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Brad Wheal will be the top bowler for Hampshire. The Scotland pacer has scalped 13 wickets in just six games at a strike rate of 9.5. Wheal was magnificent in their most recent fixture against Glamorgan, where he snared 5 for 38.

Hampshire Probable Playing XI: Ben McDermott (wk), James Vince (c), Tom Prest, Joe Weatherley, Toby Albert, Ross Whiteley, James Fuller, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, Mason Crane, Brad Wheal

Kent Preview

Kent lost the first five matches in their title defence but have found some form, winning two of the last three. They came out on top by 32 runs against Somerset in their most recent clash. Jordan Cox hammered 94 off 47 while Joe Denly scored 41 to propel the team to 202/7. Fred Klaassen, George Linde and Grant Stewart picked two wickets each to restrict the opponents to 170/9.

Zak Crawley’s commitments with England Test team have hurt Kent, with batting depending on Denly and Cox. Sam Billings’ form has been a big concern. They do have some good options in the bowling department in the form of Klaassen, Linde, Matt Milnes and Qais Ahmad.

Betting Tip – Who will be the best Batsman for Kent?

Kent Top Batsman Joe Denly @4.0

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Joe Denly will be the top batter for Kent. He’s the leading run-scorer for them in the ongoing tournament, scoring 268 runs from seven innings at an average of 38 with the highest of 110. Denly scored 41 off 36 in their most recent fixture against Somerset. 

Betting Tip – Who will be the best Bowler for Kent?

Kent Top Bowler Fred Klaassen @4.0

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Fred Klaassen will be the best bowler for Kent. The left arm pacer has scalped 9 wickets in the Vitality T20 Blast 2022 at an economy of of 7.57. Klaassen was excellent in the previous game, picking 2 for 26 from his four overs. 

Kent Probable Playing XI: Joe Denly, Tawanda Muyeye, Sam Billings (c/wk), Jack Leaning, Jordan Cox, George Linde, Alex Blake, Grant Stewart, Qais Ahmad, Matt Milnes, Fred Klaassen

Betting Tip – Who will be the Man of the match?

Given James Vince’s superb form, he is the top contender to win the ‘player of the match’ award in this fixture against Kent. Vince has a great record at the Rose Bowl, having scored the most – 1512 runs at 31 average.

Pitch and Weather Conditions

The Rose Bowl in Southampton is generally a good venue for batting, with the average first innings score of 172 last year and 160 in the ongoing competition. The pace bowlers are also likely to get some assistance.

As for the weather, the conditions are expected to be partly cloudy but with only a 5% chance of precipitation. The temperature will hover around 17°C.

Toss Prediction

Batting first is a significantly better option at the Rose Bowl. The team batting first has won 64% of the total matches at this venue. In the ongoing season, three out of four matches played here have been won by the team batting first. 

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Team Line Ups

Hampshire Kent
Ben McDermott
James Vince
Tom Prest
Joe Weatherley
Toby Albert
Ross Whiteley
James Fuller
Liam Dawson
Nathan Ellis
Chris Wood
Mason Crane
Joe Denly
Daniel Bell-Drummond
Jordan Cox
Sam Billings
Jack Leaning
Alex Blake
George Linde
Grant Stewart
Qais Ahmad
Fredrick Klaassen
Matthew Quinn

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Team Line Ups

Hampshire Kent
Ben McDermott
James Vince
Tom Prest
Joe Weatherley
Toby Albert
Ross Whiteley
James Fuller
Liam Dawson
Nathan Ellis
Chris Wood
Mason Crane
Joe Denly
Daniel Bell-Drummond
Jordan Cox
Sam Billings
Jack Leaning
Alex Blake
George Linde
Grant Stewart
Qais Ahmad
Fredrick Klaassen
Matthew Quinn
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