Hampshire Wins The T20 Blast With A Thrilling Last Over Finish
By CricShots - Jul 17, 2022 5:19 pm
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Over the years, T20 cricket has managed to produce some of the most entertaining matches on the cricket field. There have been many occasions when the fans were on the edge of their seats in nerve-wracking encounters. The Vitality T20 Blast 2022 final between Hampshire and Lancashire will go down as one of the most spectacular matches in terms of a finish to a T20 final. The climax of the game had every bit of spice, drama, and nail-biting moments.

Hampshire wins the T20 blast

Yes, the climax was worth its weight in gold and more recklessly it could’ve cost Hampshire a title. However, they manage to have the last laugh in the fight leaning in favor of Lancashire. Drama ensued when Lancashire needed five runs to win off the last ball. Richard Gleason was bowled a yorker by Nathan Ellis, who tried to hit a six but was bowled in the process.

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Soon after, fireworks began as Hampshire won the thrilling final. Hampshire won the game by 4 runs but wait, there was a plot-twist. The game hadn’t finished yet. Moments after Hampshire celebrated the final, the unthinkable happened. The on-field umpire signaled a ‘no ball’.

Here is the video of the last deliveries:

Fans, players and everyone couldn’t believe what they were witnessing. Lancashire needed three runs to win off the last ball to win the final. Nonetheless, Lancashire failed to make the most of the opportunity, it was a swing and miss from Richard Gleason. Meanwhile, Richard and Luke Wood took a single.

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The wicketkeeper charged for breaking the stumps and then charged at the other end to shatter the stumps as well. As a result, Hampshire won the game by 1 run. This is arguably one of the most spectacular endings in a T20 final. The video clip of the final moments of the final is going viral on social media.