T20 Blast: Jason Roy knock helps Surrey thrash Hampshire

Jason Roy and Tillakaratne Dilshan
Surrey openers Roy and Dilshan blasted 78 in the powerplay to put their side in control
NatWest T20 Blast, Kia Oval
Surrey 137-2 beat Hampshire 131-9 by eight wickets
Match scorecard

Jason Roy smashed 63 from 25 balls to lead Surrey to a fine eight-wicket win over Hampshire in the T20 Blast.

Batting first, Hampshire limped to a below-par 131-9 at The Oval, with Chris Wood's 27 their most significant score.

In contrast, Roy blasted nine fours and three sixes as the hosts raced to 78-0 after only six overs.

Openers Roy and Tillakaratne Dilshan both fell but Kevin Pietersen struck an unbeaten 24 - his best total of the season - and Gary Wilson saw them home.

Wilson completed the victory in spectacular style, hammering a four and a six to end the game with 36 balls remaining.

Essex's win over Somerset means Hampshire move down to second in the South Group, while Surrey move up to third.