Sussex vs Surrey MATCH PREDICTION,Vitality Blast 2023

When they meet Surrey in the South Group encounter of the 2023 T20 Blast competition at County Ground in Hove, the host Sussex will be eager to put in a respectable performance. Before this highly anticipated match, let’s examine the current form, key players,  performances, and match prediction of  Sussex vs Surrey

Sussex vs Surrey Match Details:

Date: 09/06/2023

Time: 23.00 PM IST

Venue:   County Ground, Hove

TV: Sony Sports Network

Live Streaming: Sony Liv

Sussex  Preview

To score the majority of the runs, Sussex’s batting team will mainly rely on key players like Michael Burgess, Tom Alsop, Shadab Khan, Tom Clark, and skipper Ravi Bopara. Ravi Bopara now holds the team lead in runs scored with 151 runs at a remarkable strike rate of 157.29.

Shadab Khan, Tymal Mills, Henry Crocombe, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, and Nathan McAndrew will all be expected to perform well for Sussex in the bowling department in order to secure vital wickets. This season, Tymal Mills has been Sussex’s outstanding bowler, leading the club in wickets taken with 11.


Surrey’s batting lineup will rely on the contributions of Will Jacks, Jamie Smith, Laurie Evans, and the all-rounder trio of Sam Curran, Sean Abbott, and Sunil Narine to score the majority of the runs. In the previous match, Laurie Evans played an exceptional innings, scoring an unbeaten 118 runs off just 60 balls with the help of twelve boundaries and six sixes. Additionally, Sam Curran played a blistering innings towards the end, smashing 66 runs off 29 balls, including seven sixes. Will Jacks also showed positive intent, scoring 46 runs off 29 balls.

In terms of bowling, Surrey will rely on the performances of Sean Abbott, Sunil Narine, Gus Atkinson, Chris Jordan, Tom Curran, and Sam Curran to take crucial wickets. In the previous match, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, and Gus Atkinson bowled well, each claiming two wickets.

Toss & Pitch Report

The Hove County Ground’s wicket, which has been prepared, will be ideal for batting. On a passive pitch, the bowlers will have to put in a lot of effort to get wickets. Both teams will be eager to win the toss, bat first, and put up a respectable score in their allotted number of overs. The team that batted first won the previous two games in Hove.


The forecast for Friday’s game calls for cloudy skies and a light breeze.

Temperature 16°C Real Feel Shade™ 14°
Wind       NE 20km/h Cloud cover 95%
Wind Gusts 37km/h Humidity    85%
Visibility  16 km Cloud ceiling 7400m
Dew point  14°C Time   23.00 PM INST

Sussex vs Surrey Head-to-Head  statistics :

Overall Played: 39

Won by Sussex: 14

Won by Surrey:18

No Result: 7

Sussex vs Surrey Recent Forms

Sussex WLLLL
 Surrey WWLWL

Sussex   Predicted Playing XI:

Ravi Bopara (c), Shadab Khan, Michael Burgess (wk), Tom Clark, Tom Haines, Tom Alsop, , James Coles, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Nathan McAndrew, Tymal Mills, Henry Crocombe

Surrey Predicted Playing XI:

Will Jacks, Laurie Evans, Sam Curran, Jamie Smith (wk), Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Sunil Narine, Chris Jordan (c), Jamie Overton, Cameron Steel, Gus Atkinson

Sussex vs Surrey Prediction:  Surrey to win

Essex defeated Sussex in the previous game, which ended in a loss for Sussex. The county team is currently positioned in the bottom half of the standings.However, thanks to outstanding efforts from Laurie Evans, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, and Gus Atkinson, Surrey defeated Glamorgan by 65 runs. With this outcome, Surrey has moved up to second place in the South Group standings.Surrey will be the clear favorite to defeat Sussex based on recent performance. The team management will be hoping Surrey dominates the proceedings against Sussex with the top-order combo of Will Jacks and Laurie Evans on fire.

At Hove, Surrey will likely defeat Sussex with ease.


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