South Group leader and runner up Sussex Sharks will come head to head against Essex Eagles at the County Ground, Hove on August 22.
Sussex have been in dominating form as they have won six and drawn one out of 8 games they have played. The only time they faced embarrassment was against Surrey where they lost the game by 25 runs. They would be eager to get back to their winning momentum.
Meanwhile, Essex has no other option but to win this match to keep their hopes alive for the quarter-finals. Four defeats and four rained-off games have left them four points on the points table.
The match is set to begin at 11:30 PM IST.
SUS vs ESS, South Group, Vitality T20 Blast
County Ground, Hove
22 August 2019, 11:30 PM IST
The pitch at Hove mostly listens to the bowlers, but on-demand, it has been well balanced. Sussex will definitely take the home advantage.
SUS: L W W W W
ESS: NR L W L L
Ollie Robinson, Chris Jordan, Jason Behrendorff, Danny Briggs, Reece Topley, Philip Salt, Luke Wright (c), Laurie Evans, Alex Carey (wk), David Wiese, Delray Rawlins
Delport, Tom Westley, Adam Wheater (WK), Dan Lawrence, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ravi Bopara, Paul Walter, Simon Harmer (C), Mohammad Amir, Sam Cook, Adam Zampa.
SUS VS ESS DREAM 11 TEAM PREDICTION
WicketKeeper – Adam Wheater
Batsmen – Cameron Delport, Tom Westley, Luke Wright, Phil Salt, Laurie Evans
All-Rounders – David Wiese, Ravi Bopara
Bowlers – Mohammad Amir, Reece Topley, Chris Jordan
Captain and vice captain: Delport & D Wiese