T20 Blast 2024: Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Match Preview

Cricketing action in the T20 Blast 2024 continues this Thursday as South Group will see Glamorgan host Hampshire Hawks in an action pack match on June 13 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

The South Group is poised to be quite an entertaining group in the T20 Blast 2024 season. While there are some breakaway teams in the group, but there is huge competition some other teams locked with 4 points each. Two teams from the latter group is set to now square off on June 13, Thursday.

Glamorgan Preview

Glamorgan’s two W’s in the T20 Blast 2024 has been separated two L’s at both ends of their record. Glamorgan started off the season with a defeat followed by two back-to-back victories until they suffered their 2nd defeat in their last match vs Essex. So far, Glamorgan have 4 points with 2 wins and 2 losses to their name.

Last 5 Matches: L, L, W, W, L

Predicted XI: Eddie Byrom, Kiran Carlson (C), Colin Ingram, Sam Northeast, Chris Cooke (WK), Marnus Labuschagne, Daniel Douthwaite, Andy Gorvin, Timm van der Gugten, Mason Crane, Jamie McIlroy

Hampshire Hawks Preview

Hampshire Hawks’ records also look similar in the Blast 2024 season. Hawks lost the first match of the season but then followed it up with back-to-back wins but suffered defeat in their recent outing vs Somerset. Much like their opponent, Hampshire also have 4 points with 2 wins and 2 losses in 4 matches.

Last 5 Matches: L, L, W, W, L

Predicted XI: Ben McDermott (WK), James Vince (C), Nick Gubbins, Joe Weatherley, Toby Albert, Benny Howell, James Fuller, Michael Neser, Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, John Turner

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Pitch Report

The match between Glamorgan and Hampshire Hawks will be played at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Sophia Gardens is quite an interesting track so be fair. While the average first inning score here is just 146, teams with wickets in hand often end up with scores above 170. There should be early assist for the pacers but as the game progresses, it gets better to bat on. Teams chasing here have won 49% matches while batting first team has won 36% matches.

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Weather Report

Weather on June 13, Thursday in Cardiff don’t look kind to the game of cricket. The matchday morning will begin with cloud cover followed consistent rain throughout the day. The temperature is likely to be around 13-15°C while there will be moderate wind hovering around 20-27 KMPH throughout the day.

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Live Streaming Details

  • TV: Sony Sports (India), Sky Sports (UK)
  • Digital: Sony LIV App, Glamorgan YouTube channel.

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Head-to-Head

The head-to-head battle between the both teams is more towards the visiting side Hampshire Hawks. In the last 10 matches played between the two sides, Hampshire have won 7 times while the home side Glamorgan have only won 3 times.

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Top Players

Sam Northeast has been in phenomenal touch in the T20 Blast 2024 season. The 34-years-old batter has scored 147 runs in 4 innings at an average of 47.33 and strike rate of 133.96. Sam is not the kind of hard-hitting batter but someone who anchors the inning well and when things are right, he goes for the big shots.

Mason Crane has been the best bowler for the Glamorgan bowling unit. Crane has taken 10 wickets in 4 innings. He took a 4 wicket-haul vs Essex in the last match and even spin bowling not likely to get much assist from pitch, Crane’s form is good enough for him to deliver.

Ben McDermott, the 29-years-old Australian batter had a good outing for his side in the previous match vs Somerset where he scored 46 runs in 29 balls. He has so far scored 72 runs in 4 innings at an average of 18.00 and strike rate 133.33. He will like to continue his form from previous match.

Michael Neser, another Aussie in the Hampshire Hawks lineup, will also be hoping to continue his form from the previous match. Michael Neser has took 2 wickets for 30 runs in the previous. The Australian experienced pacer will need to deliver again for his side. He has taken 6 in 4 innings so far. He will be accompanied by Chris Wood, who also has 6 wickets.

Glamorgan vs Hampshire Hawks Match Winner Prediction

There is no doubt that these teams will have a great show for the viewers at the Sophia Gardens when they faces off, however, the sheer quality of the Hampshire Hawks players and their dominance over Glamorgan in head-to-head is why Stake.com favours Hampshire Hawks to win with 1.70 odds to Glamorgan’s 2.15 odds.

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