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It’s time for the clash between two bottom teams of South Group. It is Essex and Hampshire, who will be on the show tonight at Southampton in ongoing T20 Blast 2020. Both teams had a similar journey in this season so far and looking for the victory to entertain their fans in the finishing stages of the tournament.

So far, both teams have won only one game in the season. They have played seven games and unfortunately, couldn’t cross the winning line for obvious reasons. However, they still got a chance if they manage to secure a victory in this game.

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Match Details

In the T20 Blast 2020 South Group, Hampshire and Essex will face each other at the Rose Bowl, Southampton on Wednesday evening. This match will begin at 14:00 local time (18:30 IST).

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Pitch Report

The pitch at Southampton is best suited to bowlers. The new ball has troubled the batsmen of both teams. However, the stats say that batsmen will enjoy the ball coming on to bat in the second half of the game at this particular venue. The toss-winning captain will likely to chose bowl first. Mostly, they would use a new strip for this contest.

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Full Squads

Hampshire (HAM): Tom Alsop, Lewis McManus, Rilee Rossouw, James Vince, Sam Northeast, Aneurin Donald, Joe Weatherley, Harry Came, Oli Soames, George Munsey, Liam Dawson, Ian Holland, James Fuller, Felix Organ, Chris Wood, Keith Barker, Brad Taylor, Brad Wheal, Mason Crane, Ryan Stevenson, Shaheen Afridi

Essex Squad: Varun Chopra, Cameron Delport, Tom Westley, Daniel Lawrence, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater(w), Simon Harmer(c), Shane Snater, Aron Nijjar, Matthew Quinn, James Porter, Aaron Beard, Samuel Cook, Jack Plom, Ben Allison, Michael-Kyle Pepper

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Playing XI

Hampshire: Tom Alsop, James Vince (c), Sam Northeast, Joe Weatherley, James Fuller, Lewis McManus (wk), Ian Holland, Chris Wood, Ryan Stevenson, Mason Crane, Shaheen Afridi

Essex: Varun Chopra, Cameron Delport, Tom Westley, Daniel Lawrence, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (wk), Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (c), Shane Snater, Aron Nijjar, Matthew Quinn

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Fantasy Tips

Hampshire:

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James Vince is yet to deliver a good performance for his side while Shaheen Afridi was ordinary in the middle. Fuller has been regular contributor alongside Holland and Mason Crane. Chris Wood has the capability to deliver.

Essex:

T20 Blast 2020: Essex vs Hampshire – Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11
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Once again, it is going to be Delport, who will have the burden of performing well for his side. He is failing to do it in the batting but coming good with the ball. The likes of Westley, Varun Chopra and Lawrence should join the party while the bowlers need to change their tactics.

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Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Cameron Delport, Vince

Vice-captain  Fuller,

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:

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