Surrey v Glamorgan – Preview

Glamorgan head to the Kia Oval tonight after a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Sussex Sharks in their Vitality Blast opener.

Head coach Matt Maynard has named an unchanged 14-man squad for the game against Surrey.

Joe Cooke, Michael Neser and Sam Northeast all made their T20 debuts for the Club at Hove with Northeast contributing to the win with an unbeaten 63 compound. Northeast surpassed 3,000 career T20 runs on the winning shot.

Seamer Michael Hogan played his first T20 game since 2019 last night and took 3/26 and in the process overtook Graham Wagg as Glamorgan’s 2n/a the format’s highest wicket-taker. He now sits just three wickets behind Dean Cosker who claimed 100 T20 wickets with Club.

Camp view – Sam Northeast

“It was a great start to the campaign, a great team effort against Sussex.

“It’s my first year in the Glamorgan team so I’m still learning, but it was such a fantastic team effort, we kept taking wickets throughout the effort. We know that tough challenges are coming, but it was a good start and hopefully we can sustain it.

“Surrey are a good team but I know we have a strong record there and if we play like we did last night we will be in the game.”

Head to head – Surrey v Glamorgan

Welsh County have a decent record in T20 games at The Oval, having won six of their eight games at the Surrey HQ. However, as the list below shows, Surrey have won their last two T20 games against Glamorgan at The Oval:

May 15, 2015 at The Oval – Glamorgan won by 25 runs
26 May 2016 at The Oval – Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
August 4, 2017 at The Oval – Glamorgan won by 6 runs
31 July 2018 at The Oval – Glamorgan won by 4 wickets
July 25, 2019 at The Oval – Surrey won by 97 points
Jun 14, 2021 at The Oval – Surrey by 5 wickets

How to watch/listen:

Thanks to our friends in Surrey, supporters will be able to watch every ball via live stream on the Glamorgan website, as well as enjoy match highlights and updates on the club’s social media.

Nick Webb, Ed Bevan and Mike Powell will also be at the Kia Oval to cover the match for BBC Radio Wales and online.

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