Essex face Glamorgan in the South Group match of Vitality T20 Blast 2022 on Saturday, July 2, at the Essex County Ground, Chelmsford 11:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).  

Essex are currently third in the South Group points table, winning eight out of the 13 games in T20 Blast this season. Michael Pepper is the leading run scorer for the hosts in this tournament with 386 runs in 12 games. Simon Harmer is the leading wicket-taker for Essex in T20 Blast 2022 with 15 wickets.

Glamorgan faced a 16-run defeat in a rain-curtailed game against Somerset. They failed to chase 76 in seven overs as they were restricted to 59/5. Tom Abell scored 26 off 14 balls as the rest of the batters failed. Glamorgan are currently sixth in the South Group points table with four wins in 12 games this season.

There are 18 teams participating in the T20 Blast, divided into two groups - the North Group and the South Group - each consisting of nine teams. Each team plays their group member twice with the top four teams from each group qualifying for the quarter-finals. 

Essex vs Glamorgan Vitality T20 Blast 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Essex: 1.80, Glamorgan: 1.98

Betwinner odds: Essex: 1.81, Glamorgan: 2.008

10CRIC odds: Essex: 1.80, Glamorgan: 1.98

Betway odds: Essex: 1.80, Glamorgan: 1.95

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

Essex vs Glamorgan head-to-head

Essex have faced Glamorgan 13 times in the T20 Blast. Essex have won six games, while Glamorgan have won five. Two games have been abandoned. The visitors have won two of the last three head-to-heads.

Glamorgan beat Essex by six wickets in the T20 Blast earlier this season.

Essex vs Glamorgan probable playing XI

Essex: Adam Rossington (wicket-keeper), Ben Allison, Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Tom Westley(captain), William Buttleman, Daniel Sams, Aron Nijjar, Matt Critchley, Simon Harmer.

Glamorgan: Chris Cooke (wicket-keeper), Sam Northeast, Colin Ingram, David Lloyd (captain), Kiran Carlson, Eddie Byrom, Michael Neser, Daniel Douthwaite, Timm van der Gugten, Michael Hogan, Prem Sisodiya.

Essex vs Glamorgan T20 Blast 2022 Top picks

Essex: Micheal Pepper is the top pick in this match. In the game against Sussex this season, Pepper smashed an 18-ball 48. Pepper has amassed 386 runs at an average of 38.60 in this tournament.

Glamorgan: Michael Neser picked 3/13 in his four overs in the last head-to-head against Essex in the T20 Blast. He has picked 13 wickets in seven games this season.

Essex vs Glamorgan Vitality T20 Blast 2022 prediction 

Essex have the edge going into the game against Glamorgan considering their recent form.

Glamorgan have struggled this season, winning only four games so far. They will find Essex a difficult challenge in this match.

Essex vs Glamorgan Vitality T20 Blast 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 23°C

Precipitation: 40%

Humidity: 56%

Wind: 15 km/h