County Championship Week Thirteen - Statistical Round up
As we enter the 13th week of the County Championship, Middlesex and Essex continue to top the Division One and Division Two points table respectively. Let us now take a look at a statistical round up of the upcoming week.
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Durham
In their last five away games against Lancashire, Durham only have one defeat. However, that loss came in the most recent fixture. In their last two games played in Southport, Lancashire have been victorious. However, this will be Durham’s first game in Southport in the County Championship. As they head into this encounter, Durham have a run of nine unbeaten games.
Hampshire v Surrey
In their last eight trips to Hampshire, Surrey have remained unbeaten. Their last defeat in Hampshire came in August 1994. However, in their last seven games against Surrey, Hampshire have only one loss. At home, Hampshire have recorded just one defeat in the last seven games. That defeat was against Yorkshire. With 50 more runs, Gareth Andrew of Hampshire will complete 3000 runs in first-class cricket.
Nottinghamshire v Somerset
Somerset have lost only once against Nottinghamshire in the last 11 encounters. On the other hand, Nottinghamshire have only one defeat against Somerset in the last eight home games. Somerset have registered draws their last six away matches. Chris Rogers needs 20 runs to reach the 25,000-run mark in first-class cricket.
Specsavers County Championship Division Two
Glamorgan v Derbyshire
In their last 17 matches against Glamorgan, Derbyshire have just one loss. On the other hand, Glamorgan are undefeated in the last two games between these two sides in Wales. At Colwyn Bay, Glamorgan have failed to win in the last four games. Prior to this run, they were undefeated in five games. Aneurin Donald of Glamorgan needs 131 more runs to reach the 1000-run mark in first-class cricket.
Kent v Sussex
In the last three matches against Sussex, Kent have remained unbeaten. The last four games between these two sides in Tunbridge Wells resulted in the teams winning the alternate encounter. The most recent win was claimed by Sussex in 2003. In Tunbridge Wells, Kent are on a six-game unbeaten streak. Sam Northeast needs only 22 more runs for completing 7000 runs in first-class cricket.
Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
Against Gloucestershire, Leicestershire have failed to register a win in the last seven meetings. At home, Gloucestershire have not lost against Leicestershire in the last nine games, registering five wins and four draws. In their last seven away games, Leicestershire have been defeated only once while drawing four times and winning twice.
Stats from Opta
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