Result
South Group, Southampton, Sep 16 2020, Vitality Blast
168/3
(20 ov, target 169)
114/9
Essex won by 54 runs
Player Of The Match
1d
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Aron Nijjar strangles Hampshire run chase after Tom Westley leads Essex charge

Sorry Hampshire slump to fifth defeat in a row as holders keep quarter-final hopes alive

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Scorecard summary
Essex168/3(20 overs)
Tom Westley51 (37)
Chris Wood1/42(4)
Hampshire114/9(20 overs)
Chris Wood18 (30)
Jack Plom2/18(4)
end of over 206 runs
Hants: 114/9CRR: 5.7 
Mason Crane12 (18)
Shaheen Afridi9 (12)
Jack Plom4-0-18-2
Sam Cook3-0-19-1
19.6
Plom to Crane, no run
19.5
Plom to Crane, no run
19.4
1
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, 1 run
19.3
1
Plom to Crane, 1 run
19.2
Plom to Crane, no run
19.1
4
Plom to Crane, FOUR runs
end of over 194 runs
Hants: 108/9CRR: 5.68 • RRR: 61.00 • Need 61 from 6b
Mason Crane7 (13)
Shaheen Afridi8 (11)
Sam Cook3-0-19-1
Jack Plom3-0-12-2
18.6
1
Cook to Crane, 1 run
18.5
Cook to Crane, no run
18.4
1
Cook to Shaheen Shah Afridi, 1 run
18.3
Cook to Shaheen Shah Afridi, no run
18.2
1
Cook to Crane, 1 run
18.1
1
Cook to Shaheen Shah Afridi, 1 run
end of over 185 runs
Hants: 104/9CRR: 5.77 • RRR: 32.50 • Need 65 from 12b
Shaheen Afridi6 (8)
Mason Crane5 (10)
Jack Plom3-0-12-2
Paul Walter4-1-21-1
17.6
1
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, 1 run
17.5
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, no run
17.4
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, no run
17.3
4
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, FOUR runs
17.2
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, no run
17.1
Plom to Shaheen Shah Afridi, no run
Match details
The Rose Bowl, Southampton
TossEssex , elected to bat first
SeriesVitality Blast 2020
Player Of The Match
Aron Nijjar
Season2020
Match days16 September 2020 (20-over match)
Umpires
Billy Taylor
Ben Debenham
Match Referee
Peter Such
PointsEssex 2, Hampshire 0