Match Preview: Hampshire Hawks v Gloucestershire, Vitality Blast

A 15-player squad has been named for the Hawks’ last home Vitality Blast group match as they face Gloucestershire to The Ageas Bowl

Hawks v Gloucestershire
Vitality Blast
Friday 1st July (7pm start)
The Ageas Bowl


Hampshire Hawks take on Gloucestershire at The Ageas Bowl in their penultimate Vitality Blast group match of 2022.

With the race for a quarter-final berth heating up, this match sees fourth meet fifth with Gloucestershire just two points behind the Hawks.

James Vince’s side know a win at The Ageas Bowl on Friday will secure them a spot in the T20 competition’s last eight.

The two met at Bristol last week, with the Hawks recording a nine-run victory.


Hampshire Squad

The Hawks are unchanged since last week’s T20s against Gloucestershire and Somerset – naming the same 15-player squad.

Australian opener Ben McDermott starred with the bat at Bristol as he recorded his third half-century in the competition.

James Fuller (22 & 2-23) and Liam Dawson (20* & 1-30) both put in important all-round performances to help secure the win.

Chris Wood, Brad Wheal and Nathan Ellis also took wickets as the Hawks’ bowling attack defended the total set with the bat.


Full Hampshire Squad

James Vince (14) Captain

Mason Crane (32)

Scott Currie (44)

Aneurin Donald (12)

Liam Dawson (8)

Nathan Ellis (72)

James Fuller (26)

Ian Holland (22)

Ben McDermott (28)

Tom Prest (24)

Joe Weatherley (5)

Brad Wheal (58)

Ross Whiteley (4)

Chris Wood (25)

Toby Albert (15)

 

Gloucestershire

2022 Season In Numbers


Head-to-Head

Hampshire’s record in Vitality Blast v Gloucestershire

P: 12, W: 9, L: 2, NR: 1

Last 5 meetings:


Tickets

Tickets for the Hawks’ next T20 fixture against Gloucestershire are available via the link below, while they’ll also be available on the gate on Friday.

Click here to buy tickets.

To access match tickets bought online and get into The Ageas Bowl on Friday, fans will need to have downloaded the free Hampshire Cricket App.

Information on how to download the App and access match tickets – as well as how to forward them onto family and friends – can be found in our Visitor Guide, available via the link below.


Visitor Guide

For information on what to expect at The Ageas Bowl during the match on Friday – including the best food and drink in English cricket – please check out our Visitor Guide, available below.

Click here to view Visitor Guide.


Coverage

The match is live on Sky Sports Cricket, and thus won't be streamed.

Both the Hampshire Cricket App and www.ageasbowl.com/cricket will also host a live match centre with scorecard, statistics and insight available throughout the match.


Weather Forecast

Please follow the link to view the latest weather forecast for The Ageas Bowl: https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/6620360

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