Vitality Blast 2023 – Somerset vs Hampshire Hawks, match preview, predicted lineups

Som vs Ham
In game no. 3 of Vitality blast 2023 it sees defending champions Hampshire Hawks in action against Somerset

It’s time for the vitality blast to kickstart here and the 2023 season is up and running as Somerset take on Hampshire Hawks on Wednesday. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Date & Time : 24th May 2023, 2:00 PM (Local)

Venue : County Ground, Taunton

Somerset have had a fantastic season last time around in 2022 as they reached the semi-finals despite loosing to rivals Hampshire at Edgbaston. They will look to again repeat the feat.

On the batting front they will have to be scoring the runs as per the demand with their batting. Bowling wise they will look upto their bowlers to deliver.

Coach and captain Tom Abell will look forward to the proper execution of the tactics.

On the other hand, defending champions Hampshire Hawks will be eager to step foot on to the field and try and recreate last year’s success in the blast. They can play their brand of cricket.

Batters will look forward to get the runs and put the team on top. Bowling wise they can look back on the executions last year.

Coach and captain Vince will aim for the perfect execution of tactics.

For the wicket, it will be good for batting.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

Somerset XI : Smeed, Banton (WK), Abell (C), Lammonby, S. Davies, Gregory, R. van der Merwe, Overton, Siddle, Brooks, Davey.

Hampshire Hawks XI : McDermott (WK), Vince (C), Prest, Weatherley, Whiteley, Fuller, Dawson, C. Wood, Abbas, M. Crane, Wheal.


One should expect a good game especially for cricket fans. But the defending champions will not make things easy for the home side and it should be competitive, with the team committing less mistakes winning it.


Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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