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Virtual Cricket: County Championship Fantasy Cricket Tips and Match Predictions - Gloucestershire v Surrey

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Round seven of the Virtual County Championship between Gloucestershire and Surrey 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.

With a two-wicket victory against Northamptonshire in the last match, Surrey have begun to catch up in this season of the virtual County Championship. They have now climbed to the 8th spot in the division 1 points table with two wins and three losses from five games.

The team is now with 55 points will compete against Gloucestershire who are placed at the fourth spot with three wins and two losses from five matches along with 71 points.

Gloucestershire edged out Essex by 2 runs in their last match and would be looking to build on their victory. In Miles Hammond and Chris Dent, the team has a decent opening combination with James Bracey, George Hankins and Gareth Roderick following them. Josh Shaw has been doing a good job for the team with the ball.

Ben Foakes came good for Surrey in the last game and scored an unbeaten century in the first innings. The team was bowled out for 278, almost drawing level with Northamptonshire on the first innings score.

However, Surrey managed only 164 in their second innings. Five wickets from Liam Plunkett and another 5-wicket haul from Matt Dunn meant that they won the game by 2 wickets and walked away with the crucial 20 points.

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

Gloucestershire - Miles Hammond, Chris Dent, James Bracey, George Hankins, Gareth Roderick, Benny Howell, Ryan Higgins, Graeme van Buuren, Josh Shaw, Jack Taylor, George Drissell

Surrey - Rory Burns, Mark Stoneman, Hashim Amla, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Will Jacks, Sam Curran, Liam Plunkett, Tom Curran, Morne Morkel, Matt Dunn

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Gloucestershire

Who will win? – Gloucestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ben Foakes (Surrey), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Liam Plunkett (Surrey), Josh Shaw (Gloucestershire)

Most Sixes – Rory Burns (Surrey), Chris Dent (Gloucestershire)

Man of the Match –  Chris Dent 

Team Scores Batting first – Surrey 250+, Gloucestershire 300+

 Match Handicap Gloucestershire

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