T20 Blast 2020 South Group match, Essex vs Hampshire played today at County Ground Chelmsford, in which Hampshire won the match by 5 wickets.
Hampshire won the toss and invited Essex to bat first, Essex batted first, scored 139 runs loss of 6 wickets in perfectible 20 overs. Essex started not very well, Delport scored 36 runs in 34 balls, ten Doeschate unbitten 37 runs in 29 balls, Westley 20 runs in 18 balls, A Wheater 17 runs in 12 balls, P Walter 11 runs in 10 balls, V Chopra 6 runs in 9 balls, and Daniel Lawrence scored 3 runs in 10 balls. In this way, Essex batted first after losing the toss scored 139 runs losing 6 wickets in perfectible 20 overs and set a target of 140 runs for Hampshire.
Hampshire's ballers- Mason Crane got 3 wickets, C Wood and Scott Currie got 1-1 wicket.
In the second innings, Hampshire easily to achieved the target of 140 runs losing 5 wickets in 19.5 overs, and won the match by 5 wickets. Hampshire started very well, George Munsey scored 32 runs in 32 balls, Tom Alsop scored 29 runs in 25 balls, Joe Weatherley 27 runs in 19 balls, Sam Northeast 14 runs in 14 balls, Lewis McManus 12 runs in 17 balls, Ian Holland unbeaten 10 runs in 7 balls, and James Fuller unbeaten 6 runs in 5 balls. In this way, Hampshire chasing 140 runs easily to achieved the target in the last ball of the inning after losing 5 wickets and won the match by 5 wickets.
Essex's ballers- Aron Najjar got 2 wickets, Matthew Quinn, Simon Harmer, and Paul Walter got 1-1 wickets.