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Kent vs Sussex Predictions & Tips - Sussex backed to reach Vitality Blast final

  • Kent vs Sussex predictions for Saturday’s Vitality Blast T20
  • Fixture will be played in Birmingham at 14:30 BST
  • Sussex have won their last 2 matches against Kent
  • Can Sussex reach the final?
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Sussex have won their last two fixtures against Kent (Getty Images)
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Ralph Staniforth 17 Sep 2021
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Kent vs Sussex Predictions


Both sides have enjoyed cracking seasons but it is Sussex who have the edge in quality and experience. I am backing Sussex to advance to the final.
  • Kent vs Sussex Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Kent Form
  • Kent Injuries & Team News
  • Sussex Form
  • Sussex Injuries & Team News
  • Kent vs Sussex Live Stream FAQ

  • Kent’s Sam Billing’s scored 56 runs in his last Vitality Blast match.
  • Sussex’s Luke Wright scored 54 runs in his last Vitality Blast match.
  • Sussex have won 2 of their last 3 matches against Kent.
  • Sussex have won 4 of their last 5 Vitality Blast matches.

Head to Head


Sussex have won two of their last three matches against Kent. Their meeting earlier this season ended with Sussex winning by four wickets.

Kent Form


Kent topped the South group during the round robin stage, winning nine of their 14 matches. That secured them a home quarter-final where they faced the Birmingham Bears.

Batting first, Kent scored 162 runs, a par total given the pitch conditions on the day. Daniel Bell-Dummond scored 53 runs while Sam Billings top scored with 56 off 37 balls.

The victory was secured via a superb bowling effort by Matt Milnes. He took 4-24 in four overs as the Bears were all out for 141 runs.

Kent Injuries & Team News


Kent are likely to field the same side that ran out in the quarter-final.

Sussex Form


Sussex finished third in the South group, two points off Kent at the top and one point behind Somerset. They won six of their 14 matches but only lost three. There were five matches abandoned due to weather, the most of any side.

Sussex ended the season well with three wins from their final four league matches. That set them up for a quarter-final against a strong Yorkshire team.

Yorkshire had first use of the pitch and made full use of it, scoring 177 runs in their 20 overs. It was set up to be a tough chase for Sussex given the pressure of the match.

Luke Wright stepped up to top score with 54 runs as Sussex got home with two balls to spare. Rashid Khan’s magnificent 27 off 9 balls is what won it in the end.

Sussex Injuries & Team News


Rashid Khan is unavailable for this fixture with the IPL starting on Sunday.

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Verdict

Sussex have beaten Kent in their last two meetings and are backed to make it three in a row. Luke Wright is tipped to top score for Sussex.

For Kent, Sam Billings form can be backed in the top scorer market.

Best Bet: Sussex Win Result $1.72 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Best Sussex Batsman Tip: Luke Wright Best Sussex Batsman $3.25 at Neds - 1 Unit
Best Kent Batsman Tip: Sam Billings Best Kent Batsman $4.50 at Bookmaker - 1 Unit

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