Hampshire and Essex will go head to head at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton in what will be a very exciting match to witness in this tournament. The tournament that both the teams are participating in is a T20 match. And by the current standings as in the rankings of the teams, both Hampshire and Essex are currently ranked in the bottom half of the ranking chart.
So, basically, today’s match between Hampshire and Essex will be an elimination round for both the teams as the team losing the match being played at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton will definitely lose their chances of progressing any further in the tournament.
Therefore, winning is the best bet for both the teams and they cannot take any chances or play light-heartedly. Both the teams have to bring out their best squad and their best performances to ensure that they stay competitive in today’s match and ensure victory by the end of the day to have any chances to playing further matches in the upcoming days for the tournament.
As we already mentioned, the match will be played at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton. The match will commence at 7:00 PM (Indian Standard Time) and the toss for the match will begin at 06:30 PM (Indian Standard Time).
James Vince, Sam Northeast, Ian Holland, James Fuller, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chris Wood, Tom Alsop, Ryan Stevenson, Rilee Russouw, Liam Dawson, Chris Morris, Lewis McManus, Aneurin Donald, Mason Crane.
Tom Westley, Adam Wheater, Daniel Lawrence, Ravi Bopara, Simon Harmer, Aaron Beard, James Porter, Samuel Cook, Cameron Delport, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Waller, Simon Harmer, Mohammad Amir, Shane Snater.
As we mentioned earlier, today’s match is very much crucial for both the playing teams as only a victory will ensure their further progress in the tournament moving ahead and the losing team will stand very fade chances of actually making it any further in the tournament due to the low ranking and points secured.
So, going by the standard, it is very important to assess the key players of both the teams. For Hampshire, James Vince and Chris Morris are the key players who have the most chances of securing a high score for the team so that it becomes difficult for the opposing team to win.
And, talking about the Essex team, Adam Whealer, Cameron Delport, Tom Westley, and Adam Zampa have the most chances.