Hampshire vs Surrey

Match info: t20 South Group at The Ageas Bowl - South Group

Date: 30th Jun 2012 Umpires: S A Garratt and P Willey

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score


95/3 (15.3 Overs)



94/6 (20.0 Overs)

Hampshire win by 7 wickets

  • Last Updated: June 30 2012, 19:04 BST

Surrey's top order suffered a dramatic collapse as in-form Hampshire cruised to their fourth successive Friends Life t20 victory at the Ageas Bowl.

Murali Kartik: Took three wickets for Surrey
Murali Kartik: Took three wickets for Surrey

Surrey lost Steven Davies to the last ball of the first over, Murali Kartik and Jason Roy in the second and then Rory Hamilton-Brown midway through the third to slump to nine for four after winning the toss.

The visitors never recovered as they were limited to 94 for six from their 20 overs and Hampshire had little difficulty in sweeping past that target, finishing on 95 for three to win by seven wickets with 27 balls to spare.

Surrey were in trouble from that first over when Hampshire spinner Liam Dawson found a way through Davies' defences to bowl the opener for three.

But their plight worsened considerably in the next over when Dimitri Mascarenhas dismissed Kartik to the first ball the Indian faced and three balls later got rid of Roy.

Hamilton-Brown was then run out by Danny Briggs and the damage was done.

Gary Wilson departed for nine, stumped by Michael Bates off Dawson, to make it 26 for give and Surrey were 42 for six when Matt Spriegel went for 14.

Zafar Ansari (38 not out) and Gareth Batty (23no) at least prevented a rout with an unbroken 52-run stand for the seventh wicket, but it was not enough.

The result was never in doubt as James Vince and Jimmy Adams put on 43 for the first Hampshire wicket until Kartik caused some minor concern in the home camp with three wickets for the addition of just 10 runs.

Vince and Adams were both stumped by Davies before Simon Katich was trapped lbw for one.

But Hampshire had plenty of time and plenty of batsmen and Neil McKenzie and Glenn Maxwell eased them home in an unbroken stand of 42 in seven overs.

Australian Maxwell continued his spectacular t20 spell with Hampshire by lifting Ansari for six on his way to 22 not out.

McKenzie was unbeaten with a more sedate 20 as Hampshire reached their target after 15.3 overs to move onto nine points in the South Group, three behind leaders Sussex and five clear of last-placed Surrey.