MID vs HAM Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jun 06, 2023
In one of the South Group matches to be played at the Radlett Cricket Club in Radlet, Middlesex will be up against Hampshire. In this article, we will look at match prediction, betting tips, and pitch report for the match. Hampshire is currently lying in the 4th position for the South Group points table and Middlesex continue their rotten form and are placed in the last position in the points table.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Head-To-Head
The Hampshire Royals will take on Middlesex Panthers in Redlet tomorrow. These two sides have collided 36 times in the T20 format when a result was possible. The Hampshire Royals have won 22 games while the Middlesex outfit has succeeded in winning 14 matches. The average number of runs scored in a match against Hampshire by Middlesex is 154.2 while Hampshire Royals have scored 155.4 runs in an average against Hampshire. Keep in mind that these figures are for matches that produced a result. These two teams are meeting each other on the second occasion in T20 Blast 2023. The top score recorded by Hampshire against Middlesex is 225 runs while Middlesex has recorded a top score of 217 runs.
Middlesex vs Hampshire Live Streaming and Broadcast
This game can be viewed on the Sky Sports channel for England fans. It will also be available on both the app and website of Sky Go for live streaming. The Indian viewers can also see the match via Sony Sports Network and the live streaming of the encounter can be reached on the SonyLiv website and app.
MID vs HAM Team Previews
The Middlesex played their last South Group match against Gloucestershire on 4th June in Bristol. They had to endure yet another defeat in the league stages of the competition. Batting first, Middlesex managed to put together 139 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their batting effort. The Gloucestershire team succeeded in chasing down this target within 18.2 overs. They just lost 3 wickets in the process. They recorded a win with 10 balls to spare. Gloucestershire won the toss and decided to field first on a track that offered a bit of help earlier.
Middlesex was immediately in trouble losing the wickets of both the openers with practically nothing on the board. Stephen Eskinazi and Joe Cracknell lost their wickets within the first 3 overs. Pieter Malan and Max Holden then put together a partnership that resulted in a partial recovery for Middlesex. The real impetus to the Middlesex innings was provided by the wicket-keeper batsman Jack Davies. Davies scored 46 runs from 33 balls with 3 fours and a six. He remained not out and was primarily responsible for a decent total from Middlesex.
David Payne and Oliver Price were the most successful bowlers for Gloucestershire picking up 2 wickets each. Unlike Middlesex, Gloucestershire was off to a good start with some useful partnerships at the top of the order. Miles Hammond scored 34 runs from 44 balls while Olivers Price hit 46 from 40 balls. Zafar Gohar smashed 37 runs from 22 balls with 3 fours and 1 six. The three wickets that fell during the Gloucestershire innings were picked up by Joshua De Caires, Luke Hollman, and Thilan Walallawita. Hollman was the pick of the bowlers giving away just 21 runs from his 4 overs.
Middlesex Playing 11
Stephen Eskinazi, Joe Cracknell, Pieter Malan, Max Holden, Ryan Higgins, Jack Davies, Luke Hollman, Joshua De Caires, Martin Andersson, Tom Helm, Blake Cullen.
In another South Group encounter, Hampshire was up against Sussex in Southampton. This day/night affair was played on 3rd June. the Hampshire outfit emerged victorious in this game as they defeated Susses easily by a thumping margin of 10 wickets. Sussex won the toss and decided to bat first. they succeeded in scoring 144 runs all out from 18.5 overs. The Hampshire opener was in prime form as they reached the required target easily without dropping a wicket. Hampshire crossed the line in 14.5 overs.
The opener Tom Clark was the top run-getter for Sussex in this game. He scored 36 runs from 25 balls with 6 fours. But wickets kept tumbling around him and the real bit of resistance came from the Sussex lower middle order. First, it was James Coles who scored a quick 19 from 12 balls and then it was George Garton who scored 18 from 13 balls. But it was Fynn Hudson-Prentice who put the Hampshire bowling to a task by smashing 31 runs from 16 balls with 2 sixes and 3 fours. After the early collapse, this was a decent target set by Sussex.
The pick of the bowlers for Hampshire was Liam Dawson who picked up 2 wickets for 18 runs. Another bowler that did well for Hampshire was Scott Currie who also picked up 2 wickets for 25 runs from 3.5 overs. Apart from these two, other bowlers that were among the wickets were Chris Wood, James Fuller, and Mason Crane. they picked up a wicket apiece to put brakes on Sussex's batting charge. The Hampshire openers Ben McDermott and James Vince were in good touch and made the chase appear ridiculously easy. They both got the fifties and took the Hampshire team across the line with plenty to spare.
Hampshire Playing 11
James Vince, Ben McDermott, Toby Albert, Joe Weatherley, Ross Whiteley, Aneurin Donald, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, Nathan Ellis, Scott Currie, John Turner.
MID vs HAM Toss Prediction
There have been seven T20 matches played at the Redlett Cricket Club ground in Redlett. The team batting second has won as many as 6 of them. So, the skipper winning the toss would look to field first at this venue.
Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.
Pitch and Conditions
The average score at this venue while batting first has been 182 runs. So, this is a high-scoring venue and you can expect both teams to score big on this track. The highest total put together on this venue was 229 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. On this track, the ball comes onto the bat nicely and there is not too much bounce for the speedsters. So, the quicker bowlers will have to bowl accurately to escape punishment.
The temperatures during the game are likely to be close to 20 degrees. There is a chance of getting low clouds with some sunshine intervening. There are no chances of getting showers during the match. You can also expect winds in the region of 19 km/hr.
MID vs HAM Betting Tips
If you look at the current performances by the two teams you will back Hampshire to win this game against Middlesex. The Hampshire opener Ben McDermott has been in excellent form during the season. Hampshire team management will be expecting that their team can put up a clinical batting display against the Middlesex side. We will bet with Hampshire to win this encounter and consolidate their position in the South Group points table.
Bonus Cricket Bets
Hampshire has a couple of in-form batter playing near the top of their batting order. So, you can expect them to get more than 80 runs in the first 10 overs.
James Vince was in prime form in the last game winning it handsomely for his team. You can expect him to keep up the good work.
The Hampshire top order was in awesome form in the last game. You can bet on him to score more than 6 runs in their first over of the innings.