Two-time champions Hampshire will take on last year’s finalists Somerset in their second match of the Vitality T20 Blast 2022 on Monday, May 30, in Southampton, from 11.30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).

The teams are a part of the South Group in the Vitality T20 Blast - the English domestic T20 tournament involving county teams from England and Wales. 

Hampshire vs Somerset: Vitality T20 Blast 2022 standings

Somerset beat reigning champions Kent by 8 wickets in their opening match and Essex by six wickets in their second match. Somerset are second on the Vitality T20 Blast 2022 South Group points table with 4 points and a net run rate of +1.225. Hampshire lost to Middlesex by 10 runs and are placed 9th in the nine-team group with a net run rate of -0.500.

Hampshire vs Somerset Vitality T20 Blast 2022 odds

 

  • Dafabet: Hampshire 2.05 vs Somerset 1.75
  • Bet365: Hampshire 2.10, Somerset 1.72
  • Parimatch: Hampshire 2.04, Somerset 1.73
  • 4RaBet: Hampshire 2.02, Somerset 1.80

 

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Hampshire vs Somerset head-to-head

Hampshire and Somerset have faced off against each other 21 times in the past. Somerset have an overwhelming head-to-head record with 14 wins compared to Hampshire’s seven victories.

Last year, the two teams had met in the semi-finals which Somerset won by two wickets and two balls to spare.

Hampshire vs Somerset probable playing XI

Hampshire: James Vince (captain), Aneurin Donald, Ross Whiteley, Joe Weatherley (Wicket-keeper), Ben McDermott, Liam Dawson, James Fuller, Nathan Ellis, Scott Currie, Mason Crane, Bradley Wheal.

Somerset: Tom Banton, Will Smeed, Rilee Rossouw, Tom Abell (Captain), Tom Lammonby, Lewis Gregory, Lewis Goldsworthy, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, Merchant de Lange, Josh Davey.

Hampshire vs Somerset top picks

Hampshire: Captain and middle-order batsman James Vince scored 47 off 38 in the first match against Middlesex this season and will look to maintain consistency. Pacer Chris Wood will be Hampshire’s pick of the bowlers.

Somerset: South African fast bowler Marchant de Lange was Somerset’s chief destroyer last season with 18 wickets in 14 matches. He will have a crucial role to play against Hampshire on Monday. Rilee Rossouw scored 81 against reigning champions Kent in their first match and will be gunning for more. 

Hampshire vs Somerset Vitality T20 Blast 2022 prediction

Somerset are the last year’s finalists and set the record straight against the reigning champions Kent in the opening match of this season. Hampshire will have their task cut out against the consistent Somerset.

Hampshire vs Somerset Vitality T20 Blast 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 16°C

Precipitation: 30%

Humidity: 65%

Wind: 19 km/h