Tuesday 4 June 2013 

Beat The Bookies - County Championship Top Tips

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Beat The Bookies - County Championship Top Tips
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Round eight of the LV= County Championship gets underway this week with a seven fixtures as Sussex (Division One) and Northamptonshire (Division Two) look to stay at the top.

Meanwhile, Somerset, Surrey, and Kent are still waiting for their first win. Using the stats below, can you beat the bookies by placing your cricket bets with bet365?

Gloucestershire’s LV= County Championship victory against Glamorgan in 2011 was their second in 15 attempts at home against this opposition.

Sam Northeast and Rob Key put on 252 at Southampton last July, the highest LV= County Championship first-wicket partnership of 2012.

Somerset are unbeaten at home against Durham in Division One Championship cricket, winning twice and drawing four times in this head to head record.

The highest LV= County Championship total of 2012 was recorded by Warwickshire against Surrey. The champions scored 571 at Edgbaston in July.

The two LV= County Championship leading run-scorers play for Middlesex. Sam Robson has 652 runs to his name and Chris Rogers 552.

Warwickshire are unbeaten in their last six LV= County Championship visits to Surrey, winning three and drawing three of these meetings.

Alan Richardson has taken 26 wickets in his last five LV= County Championship innings, after taking six scalps in his first five innings of the season.

James Taylor scored 608 LV= County Championship runs from 22 innings last season. He already has 455 runs from nine knocks in this campaign.

The highest eighth, ninth and 10th wicket partnerships in LV= County Championship Division One this season have come between Nottinghamshire players.

The highest eighth, ninth and 10th wicket partnerships in LV= County Championship Division Two this season have come between Northamptonshire players.

Stats courtesy of Opta

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