T20 Blast 2022: GLO vs ESS Match Prediction – Who will win the match between Gloucestershire and Essex? Both teams won their previous game.
In the upcoming 2022 T20 Blast match, a strong Essex side will take on Gloucestershire. In terms of their standings in the South group points table, Essex is comfortably fourth after winning two of their three matches. Gloucestershire, on the other hand, is only two points behind Essex after winning two of four matches.
While Essex defeated Hampshire by an eight-wicket margin in their previous match, their opponents also won by six wickets in their previous match. Both teams appear to be strong on paper and will want to keep their winning streak going in the tournament.
Match Details GLO vs ESS
Match: Gloucestershire vs Essex, South Group\
Venue: County Ground, Bristol.
Date & Time: June 3, 11:00 PM IST
Live Streaming: 1Cric.com Free Live Streaming
The pitch at Bristol’s County Ground has been a good batting surface. Gloucestershire scored 193 runs against Sussex here last year, and the pitch is expected to produce another high-scoring match. To reduce the scoring rate, the bowlers will want to change their line and lengths. The skipper who wins the toss may choose to chase.
Probable Playing XIs for ESS vs GLO
William Buttleman, Adam Rossington (wk), Michael-Kyle Pepper, Matthew Critchley, Paul Walter, Tom Westley, Daniel Sams, Simon Harmer (c), Aron Nijjar, Ben Allison, Samuel Cook
Miles Hammond, James Bracey (wk), Ian Cockbain, Glenn Phillips, Ryan Higgins, Jack Taylor (c), Benny Howell, Tom Smith, Zak Chappell, Josh Shaw, David Payne
Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter of the match: Michael-Kyle Pepper
Michael-Kyle Pepper, who bats at number three for Essex, was excellent in his previous match, scoring 75 runs off 42 balls with nine fours and four sixes. The batter was also named Player of the Match for his outstanding batting performance. He’ll be looking to keep up his good form against Gloucestershire’s strong bowling attack.
Probable best bowler of the match: Benny Howell
Pacer Benny Howell, known for his consistent line and length, can be a key performer for his team in the upcoming match. Howell bowled his entire four-over quota in the previous match and only gave up 20 runs. The medium-pacer was also a member of the Punjab Kings squad in IPL 2022 but did not see any action.
Today’s Match Prediction: Chasing team to win the match.
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the author’s understanding, analysis, and instinct. Consider the points raised and make your own decision when making your prediction.