Match Preview: Hampshire Hawks v Kent Spitfires, Vitality Blast

A fifteen-player squad has been introduced forward of the Hawks’ Vitality Blast fixture in opposition to Kent Spitfires

Hawks v Kent Spitfires
Vitality Blast (South Group)
Friday seventeenth June (7pm Start)
The Ageas Bowl

Hampshire Hawks are having a look forward to the consult with of Kent Spitfires to The Ageas Bowl on Friday evening.

After every week’s wreck from T20 motion following the hard-fought victory over Glamorgan at Sophia Gardens, James Vince’s facet will probably be hoping to make it 5 wins at the jump in opposition to the Spitfires.

Kent, ultimate season’s champions have had a difficult begin to their 2022 marketing campaign however, after shedding their opening six fixtures, have received two in their ultimate 3 – together with a victory over Somerset ultimate day trip.

Hampshire Squad

The Hawks have named an unchanged 15-player squad from the facet that beat Glamorgan at Sophia Gardens.

Both James Vince (44) and Joe Weatherley (46*) batted neatly in Cardiff, whilst Toby Albert (21*) made every other spectacular cameo.

Brad Wheal was once the famous person of the display with the ball, recording figures of 5-38, along wickets for Chris Wood (3-16) and Mason Crane (2-20).

Overseas famous person Nathan Ellis is as soon as once more incorporated within the squad and will probably be hoping to make a go back from harm.

Full Hampshire Squad

James Vince (14) Captain

Mason Crane (32)

Scott Currie (44)

Aneurin Donald (12)

Liam Dawson (8)

Nathan Ellis (72)

James Fuller (26)

Ian Holland (22)

Ben McDermott (28)

Tom Prest (24)

Joe Weatherley (5)

Brad Wheal (58)

Ross Whiteley (4)

Chris Wood (25)

Toby Albert (15)


Kent Spitfires

2022 Season In Numbers

  • ninth in South Group
  • Form (most up-to-date first): WLWLL
  • Leading run scorer: Joe Denly – 268
  • Leading wicket taker: Fred Klaassen – 9


Hampshire’s document in Vitality Blast v Kent Spitfires

P: 32, W: 14, T: 1, L: 16, NR: 1

Last 5 conferences:

  • June 9 2021 | The Spitfire Ground | South Group| Kent received by means of 38 runs
  • September 14 2020 | The Ageas Bowl | South Group | Kent received by means of 8 wickets
  • August 27 2020 | The Spitfire Ground | South Group | No Result
  • August 4 2019 | Beckenham | South Group | Kent received by means of 4 wickets
  • July 21 2019 | The Ageas Bowl | South Group | Kent received by means of 2 wickets


Tickets for the Hawks’ subsequent T20 fixture in opposition to Kent are to be had by the use of the hyperlink under, whilst they’ll even be to be had at the gate on Friday.

Click right here to shop for tickets.

To get entry to fit tickets purchased on-line and get into The Ageas Bowl on Friday, lovers will wish to have downloaded the unfastened Hampshire Cricket App.

Information on the way to obtain the App and get entry to fit tickets – in addition to the way to ahead them onto friends and family – can also be present in our Visitor Guide, to be had by the use of the hyperlink under.

Visitor Guide

For knowledge on what to anticipate at The Ageas Bowl all over the fit on Friday – together with the most productive food and drinks in English cricket – please take a look at our Visitor Guide, to be had under.

Click right here to view Visitor Guide.

The fit can also be The Ageas Bowl’s greatest ever faculties takeover, with faculties throughout Hampshire and surrounding spaces attending.


A reside movement will probably be to be had for the fit and a hyperlink to this movement will probably be to be had within the free-to-download Hampshire Cricket App and at

Both the Hampshire Cricket App and may even host a reside fit centre with scorecard, statistics and perception to be had all over the fit.

Weather Forecast

Please practice the hyperlink to view the newest climate forecast for The Ageas Bowl: kingdom/climate/6620360

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