Key Players: England T20 Blast | Vitality T20 Blast
Vitality T20 Blast features 16 teams where these teams divided into two groups fight it out to win the tournament.
Let’s have a look at the key players of the upcoming fixtures:
KET vs HAM
Heino Kuhn would be one of the most crucial players for the side of Kent. He has displayed his might with his bat is certainly someone to watchout for.
Moreover, Sam Billings and Joe Denly might also come handy with the bat.
Fast bowler Matt Henry who has been brilliant with the ball thus far along with Daren Stevens.
Hampshire are seated at the bottom of the South table after winning their first match. They would look forward to register their first win in the tournament.
And if Hampshire wants to win this game, their skipper James Vince will have to take the lead and guide his team to victory.
Moreover, all-rounder Liam Dawson and Sam Northeast can also contribute for his team.
WOR vs NOR
The table toppers Worcestershire have won all their three matches and are leading the north group with six points.
JM Clarke who has an impressive run rate of 195.36 would be their key batsman. Brett D’Oliveira with an impressive economy of 6.22 is the go-to bowler for Worcestershire.
Northamptonshire are seated on the last spot of North group with three losses thus far.
They would eye climbing up the spot when they take on Worcestershire this time. BM Ducket and RE Levi are the key batsmen for the side whereas RK Kleinveldt and BW Sanderson are their key bowlers.
DUR vs YOR
Imran Tahir returned figures of 4/14 in the last match against Leicestershire. Durham, placed on the fifth spot would look for climbing up the table for sealing a spot in the play offs.
Veteran all rounder Paul Collingwood would also be a key player for Durham.
A Lyth and TT Bresnan are the key players for Yorkshire.
A Lythh has scored 418 runs in 9 matches at a strike rate of 177.11 and an average of 52.25 for Yorkshire. He would be a player to watch out for.
Apart from him, TT Bresnan, who has taken 10 scalps in 10 matches is the go-to bowler for the team.
GLO vs SOM
Gloucestershire have won two of their three matches and are comfortably seated at the third spot with 4 points.
They would like to keep their winning juggernaut rolling for sealing a spot in the play-offs.
Ian Cockbain, who has a strike rate of 127.09 would be crucial with the bat. On the bowling front, Gloucstershire would rely upon DA Payne for taking wickets for the team.
Currently seated at the fourth spot in the South Group points table, Somerset would fight for keeping its play-offs dream alive.
Johann Myburgh and Max Waller would be the key players for the team.
SUS vs SUR
Table toppers Sussex would want to continue their winning streak against Surrey.
Currently with four points, Sussex would want to cruise swiftly to the play-offs.
LJ Evans and S van Zyl are the key batsmen for the side whereas D Weise and Chris Jordon are the key bowlers for the side.
Surrey are seated on the eighth spot of the South Group in the points table. Having lost both the matches they have played, Sussex would look for registering their first win in the tournament.
Surrey would rely on Aaron Finch for contributing with the bat whereas they would rely on JW Dernabach and GJ Batty for their bowling attack.
ESS vs GLA
Essex are seated at the seventh spot with 1 win.
They would rely on Varun Chopra and DW Lawrence for batting and their bowling attack would be led by JA Porter and PL Walter.
Glamorganshire are seated on the fourth spot and they would eye to retain their position or climb up for sealing a berth in the playoffs.
Colin Ingram and AHT Donald are the key batsmen for the side whereas MG Hogan and CAJ Meschade are the key bowlers for the side.
DER vs NOT
Wayne Madsen scored a blistering 76* against Lancashire. A key player for the side, Wayne averages around 42.28 with a strike rate of 131.55.
Apart from him, LM Reece and MJJ Crithley are also key players for the side.
Nottinghamshire all-rounder, Daniel Christian is a key player for the side. Apart from him, MH Wessels, HF Gurney and JT Ball would be the key players for the side.
WAS vs LEI
Warwickshire are seated at the third spot with four points .
SR Hain EJ Pollock are the key batsmen for the side. OJ Hannon-Dalby and OP Stone are the go-to bowlers for the side.
Leicestershire have won one out of their three matches.
MJ Cosgrove is the key batsmen for the side whereas CF Parkinson is the key bowler. All rounder CS Deport is an important player for the side.