T20 Blast 2020 South Group match, Sussex vs Kent played today at County Ground, Hove. Today's match was very interesting, in the last ball came out the result, Kent won a very close match by 1 run.
Sussex won the toss and invited Kent to bat first, Kent batted first, scored 195 runs loss of 5 wickets in perfectible 20 overs. Kent started very well, Zak Crawley played half-century inning of 67 runs in 49 balls, Alex Blake scored 41 runs in 28 balls, Jack Leaning unbitten 37 runs in 17 balls, D Bell-Drummond 22 runs in 15 balls, Grant Stewart 11 runs in 6 balls, Heino Kuhn 4 runs in 5 balls, and Jordan Cox unbeaten 3 runs in 10 balls. In this way, Kent batted first after losing the toss scored 195 runs losing 5 wickets in perfectible 20 overs, and set a target of 196 runs for Sussex.
Sussex's ballers- George Garton, and Tymal Mills got 2-2 wickets, D Briggs got 1 wicket.
In the second innings, Sussex also started very well, Sussex had reached close to the target as well, but luck was not with them, by 19.4 over Sussex had to make it 2 runs to win the match, but the wicket fell in the fifth ball, then the last ball also got the wicket in the form of run out. Meanwhile, even 1 run could not be scored, if 1 run was scored then the match would have been equal, but it did not happen, Sussex lost the match by just 1 run. Luke Wright scored 40 runs in 20 balls, Philip Salt scored 33 runs in 14 balls, David Wiese 38 runs in 30 balls, Ravi Bopara 18 runs in 18 balls, Harry Finch 14 runs in 13 balls, and George Garton 2 runs in 2 balls. In this way, Sussex chasing 196 runs, they could score 194 runs after losing 7 wickets in perfectible 20 overs and lost the match by only 1 run.
Kent's ballers- Fred Klaassen, and Imran Qayyum got 2 wickets, Matt Milnes, and Tim Groenewald got 1-1 wickets.
Man of the match- Zak Crawley selected for the man of the match, he played a half-century inning of 67 runs, with 2 sixes and 6 boundaries in 49 balls.