Sussex play Lancashire in the Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 semifinal on Tuesday, August 30 at the County Ground in Hove from 3:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).  

Sussex finished first on the Royal London One-Day Cup points table (Group A) with 12 points in eight games. The hosts won their last four league matches convincingly and are one of the favourites to win the tournament. They beat Middlesex by 157 runs in their last game thanks to Tom Alsop’s 155-ball 189 and Cheteshwar Pujara’s 32-run knock. Pujara is the leading run-scorer for Sussex this season with 614 runs.

Meanwhile, Lancashire beat Nottinghamshire by three wickets in the quarterfinals. Chasing 339 runs to win, Steven Croft anchored the innings with an unbeaten 105-ball 115. Danny Lamb’s 32-ball 43 and Luke Well’s 47 runs ensured a comfortable win for the visitors. Lancashire finished second on the points table (Group B) with 11 points in eight games. They lost their last league game against Kent by two wickets.

Sussex vs Lancashire Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Parimatch odds: Sussex: 1.80,  Lancashire: 2.00

1xbet odds: Sussex: 1.81, Lancashire: 2.01

Betwinner odds: Sussex: 1.85, Lancashire: 2.005

10CRIC odds: Sussex: 1.78, Lancashire: 2.01

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Sussex vs Lancashire head-to-head

Sussex have a better record against Lancashire in recent times having won three of the last five games in this format.

Lancashire beat Sussex by two wickets in their previous encounter last season. Chasing 271 runs to win, Danny Lamb scored an unbeaten knock of 86 runs to win the game for the Lancs. 

Sussex vs Lancashire Squads Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Sussex: Alistair Orr, Tom Clark, Tom Alsop, Cheteshwar Pujara (captain), Harrison Ward, Delray Rawlins, Danial Ibrahim, Archie Lenham, Sean Hunt, Bradley Currie, Aristides Karvelas, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Oliver Carter (wicketkeeper), Henry Crocombe, Jamie Atkins, Tom Hinley, Ollie Robinson, James Coles.

Lancashire: Keaton Jennings (captain), George Lavelle (wicketkeeper), Luke Wells, Steven Croft, Rob Jones, Luke Williamson, Liam Hurt, Washington Sundar, Jack Blatherwick, Danny Lamb, Josh Bohannon, George Balderson, Jack Morley, George Bell, Tom Bailey, Will Williamson.

Sussex vs Lancashire probable playing XI

Sussex: Tom Alsop (wicketkeeper), Cheteshwar Pujara (captain), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Luke Wright, Ali Orr, Harrison Ward, Delray Oliver Carter, Bradley Currie, Aristides Karvelas, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Henry Crocombe.

Lancashire: Luke Wells, Keaton Jennings (captain), Josh Bohannon, George Lavelle (wicketkeeper), Steven Croft, Rob Jones, George Balderson, Danny Lamb, Will Williamson, Liam Hurt, Tom Bailey.

Sussex vs Lancashire combined fantasy XI Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Tom Alsop (wicketkeeper), Cheteshwar Pujara (captain), Ali Orr, Keaton Jennings (captain), Steven Croft, Rob Jones, Liam Hurt, Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Henry Crocombe.

Sussex top picks vs Lancashire Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Cheteshwar Pujara: The Sussex captain will be the top pick, having scored 614 runs in the tournament including a 132 in the last league game against Middlesex. Pujara averages 102.33 with the bat this season and has a top score of 174. The right-handed batter has scored three centuries and two half-centuries for Sussex this season.

Ali Orr: The 21-year-old is the second highest run-scorer for Sussex this season with 455 runs in eight innings. Orr averages 56.87 with the bat and has scored his runs at a strike rate of 98.27. The southpaw scored 206 runs against in the game against Somerset in the group stage of the tournament.

Lancashire top picks vs Sussex Royal London One-Day Cup 2022

Rob Jones: The right-handed batter has scored 256 runs in the Royal London One-day Cup at a strike rate of 80.23. Jones has an average of 85.33 with the bat and has struck three half-centuries this season. Along with Keaton Jennings and Steven Croft, Jones has been a vital member of the Lancashire batting and will play an important role in the upcoming fixture against Sussex.

Steven Croft: The veteran has once again proven to be Lancashire’s most trusted batter this season. Croft has scored 4743 List A runs at an average of 38.25. He scored a match-winning century for Lancashire in the quarterfinals and will be the player to watch out for in the semifinals too.

Sussex vs Lancashire Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 Prediction

Sussex have been very consistent with the bat this season and will start as favourites against Lancashire. 

On the other hand, Lancashire will face a difficult challenge against Sussex in the upcoming fixture, however, the visitors beat Sussex last season and can get the better of them in the semifinals.

Sussex vs Lancashire Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 39°C

Precipitation: 3%

Humidity: 40%

Wind: 20 km/h

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