Hampshire is ready to face its Sussex again in T20VitalityBlast2019 journey. Both are a very strong team and this match will be one of the interesting matches of the weekend. Both of the Southerners were about to meet early in the campaign but the match washed-out due to heavy rain. Now, they’re facing each other on County Ground, Chelmsford. Here, we want to discuss Sussex vs Hampshire Match Preview – SG Vitality Blast T20 2019. It will be an exciting match if the rain doesn’t come again.

Sussex vs Hampshire Match Preview – SG Vitality Blast T20 2019

Hampshire endured a bad campaign at 2018VitalityBlast. Now, they are a strong team than the previous year. Hampshire must be hungry for success. Sussex had particularly a good season than Hampshire.


Hampshire has a very good batting squad. Just look at their batting lineup. The batting lineup of Hampshire possesses likes of James Vince, Aneurin Donald, Sam Northwest. They also have South African Chris Morris to get their grip on middle-order. This is undoubtedly a very competitive squad and they should perform better in this campaign.

The bowling lineup is not that good and Hampshire will face challenges in that are against Sussex.

Hampshire's bowlers will face challenge vs Sussex
Hampshire’s bowlers will face challenge vs Sussex


Sussex batting lineup is excellent. They have the likes of Australian Alex Carey, Luke Wright, Phil Salt in batting. All of them are big hitters and can build a huge score. Their bowling is one of the best in the tournament. England’s most vital weapon of recent times Jofra Archer play for them. They also have Rashid Khan, Tymal Mills who are proficient T20 bowlers.

Sussex has put together an excellent side that is going to test out each and every opponent it faces.

Sussex has a very strong lineup in the campaign
Sussex has a very strong lineup in the campaign

Weather Report

Weather forecasts say that the temperature will be around 18-19 degree celsius. There’s a chance of rain in the second half of the game.

Pitch Conditions

It is expected that there will be fairly good batting conditions. Pacers can do good with the new ball if the cloudy weather remains.

TV Channel

Sky Sports, OSN Sports Cricket HD, Fox Sports,

Likely XI –


  • James Vince (c),
  • Calvin Dickinson,
  • George Bailey,
  • Rilee Rossouw,
  • Liam Dawson,
  • Tom Alsop (wk),
  • Gareth Berg,
  • Chris Wood,
  • Chris Morris,
  • Reece Topley,
  • Jofra Archer


  • Philip Salt,
  • Luke Wright (c),
  • Laurie Evans,
  • Delray Rawlins,
  • Alex Carey (wk),
  • David Wiese,
  • Jofra Archer,
  • Chris Jordan,
  • Will Beer,
  • Danny Briggs,
  • Tymal Mills

Match Prediction 

We think Sussex is the good side in this contest although Hampshire should not be taken too faintly. Hopefully, we get to watch some cricket and not the rain fall down.