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Virtual Cricket: County Championship Fantasy Cricket Tips and Match Predictions - Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire

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Round 10 of the Virtual County Championship between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire is being held by Cricket World and Dice Cricket to help the fans stay tuned to cricketing action from the comforts of their home amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Derbyshire are placed at the 5th spot in the Virtual County Championship Divison 2 points table with 4 wins and 4 losses. The team has 99 points from 8 matches.

They will be up against Nottinghamshire who are placed at the 7th spot in the leaderboard. Nottinghamshire have 3 wins and 4 losses. The team has added 87 points from 8 games.

Nottinghamshire were successful in registering a 135-run victory in their round 9 match against Worcestershire. Haseeb Hameed was their top scorer with 47 in the first innings.

Chris Nash fell just two shy of a century in the second innings. Samit Patel also chipped in with 53. Stuart Broad was the leader of the pack with 9 wickets in the game.

Jofra Archer's speed and accuracy were too good for Derbyshire to counter in their round 9 match against Sussex. Once they were bowled for 146 in a first innings with Hudson-Prentice top scoring with 47, it was always going to prove tough to come back.

The team did try with 67 from Leus du Plooy in the second innings but despite his effort and 7/158 by Samuel Conners in the match, the team fell substantially short.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Nottinghamshire - Ben Slater, Ben Duckett, Haseeb Hameed, Joe Clarke, Steven Mullaney, Chris Nash, Samit Patel, Tom Moores, Stuart Broad, Luke Fletcher, Jake Ball

Derbyshire - Billy Godleman, Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy, Alex Hughes, Matthew Critchley, Harvey Hosein, Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Tony Palladino, Ravi Rampaul, Samuel Conners

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Nottinghamshire

Who will win? – Nottinghamshire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Wayne Madsen (Derbyshire), Steven Mullaney (Nottinghamshire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ravi Rampaul (Derbyshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)

Most Sixes – Billy Godleman (Derbyshire), Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire)

Man of the Match –  Stuart Broad

Team Scores Batting first – Derbyshire 250+, Nottinghamshire 300+

 Match Handicap Nottinghamshire

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