ESS vs HAM Semi-Finals, Today Match Prediction, English T20 Blast 2023, 15th July 2023

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ESS vs HAM today match prediction
  • Match: Essex vs Hampshire
  • Date- 15th July 2023
  • Match Format- T20
  • Venue- Edgbaston
  • Time- 3:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- 18 Degrees Celsius, Thundershower

Essex vs Hampshire Prediction Preview:

Welcome to ESS vs HAM Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Essex will be locking horns with Hampshire in the 1st semi-final of the ongoing English T20 Blast 2023.

Essex had a close finish in the quarter final, when they pipped past Warwickshire. Dan Lawrence starred with the willow for them as he scored 62 runs in 49 deliveries.

Hampshire on the other hand, are coming on the back of a 5-wicket victory against Worcestershire. They absolutely steamrolled past the opposition in their quarter finals.

Top Batters for ESS vs HAM

  • James Vince (HAM)- 657 runs at an average of 65.70
  • Ben McDermott (HAM)- 378 runs at an average of 31.50
  • Michael-Kyle Pepper (ESS)- 391 runs at an average of 32.58

Top Bowlers ESS vs HAM

  • Nathan Ellis (HAM)- 22 wickets
  • John Turner (HAM)- 20 wickets
  • Daniel Sams (ESS)- 23 wickets

ESS vs HAM Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If ESS bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- ESS is expected to score 150-160 runs
  • Result prediction- HAM will win the match by 6 wickets

Scenario 2- If HAM bats first

  • Firs Innings score prediction- HAM is expected to score 200-210 runs
  • Result prediction- HAM will win the match by 15-20 runs

ESS vs HAM Today Match Prediction, Who Will Win the Match?

Hampshire to win

After their dominant win against Worcestershire in the previous game, it is certain that Hampshire are a strong and potent unit. They have the potential to churn out some good performances and they would be looking to perform well in this game.

Plus, the last time these two sides met in the group-stage of the ongoing tournament, Hampshire had won the game by 4 wickets.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

There are no injury updates at the moment. We will update it if there are any.

ESS vs HAM Probable Playing 11

Essex Playing XI

M Pepper (wk), N Browne, T Westley, A Cook, D Lawrence, M Critchley, S Harmer, D Bracewell, J Porter, S Snater, S Cook

Hampshire Playing XI

Ben McDermott (wk), James Vince (C), Tom Prest, Joe Weatherley, Toby Albert, Ross Whiteley, Liam Dawson, James Fuller, Nathan Ellis, Mason Crane, Chris Wood

Squads

Essex

Tom Westley, Nick Browne, Dan Lawrence, Samuel Cook, James Porter, Shane Snater, Paul Walter, Matt Critchley, Simon Harmer, Doug Bracewell, Daniel Sams, Michael Pepper, Adam Rossington, Feroze Khushi, Eshun Kalley, Aron Nijjar, Aaron Beard

Hampshire

Joe Weatherley, Ian Holland, Liam Dawson, Keith Barker, Bradley Wheal, Mason Crane, Felix Organ, Scott Currie, Nick Gubbins, Ross Whiteley, Ben Brown, Kyle Abbott, Mohammad Abbas, Benny Howell, Kyle Abbott, Ben McDermott, Nathan Ellis

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