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Virtual Cricket: County Championship Fantasy Cricket Tips and Match Predictions - Worcestershire v Durham

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Round 10 of the Virtual County Championship between Worcestershire and Durham 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.

Worcestershire are placed at the 6th spot in the Virtual County Championship Divison 2 points table with 4 wins and 4 losses. The team has 98 points from 8 matches.

They will be up against Durham who are placed at the bottom of the leaderboard. Durham have 2 wins and 5 losses. The team has added 70 points from 8 games.

Durham found themselves unprepared for the round 9 match against Glamorgan. The team was bowled out for 155 in the first innings with Paul Coughlin top scoring with 44.

Although Mark Wood tried with 3/82, when Glamorgan scored 343 in their first innings and took a lead of almost 200 runs, it was too hard for Durham to crawl back in the match. On top of that, they were bowled out for 108 in the second innings and suffered a 279-run defeat.

Worcestershire lost their round 9 match against Nottinghamshire by 135 runs. Riki Wessels and Ben Cox were the top scorers for the team. Joe Leach picked up a 10-wicket haul in the game while Charlie Morris bagged figures of 4/63 in the second innings.

After having done decently well by putting 204 runs on the board in the first innings, the team was bowled out for 164 in their next essay and couldn't prevent the defeat.

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

Worcestershire - Daryl Mitchell, Jake Libby, Brett D’Oliveira, Tom Fell, Moeen Ali, Ben Cox, Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard, Joe Leach, Josh Tongue, Charlie Morris

Durham - Gareth Harte, Scott Steel, Alexander Lees, Jack Burnham, Ben Stokes, Ned Eckersley, Liam Trevaskis, Ben Raine, Paul Coughlin, Mark Wood, Chris Rushworth

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Worcestershire

Who will win? – Worcestershire

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ben Stokes (Durham), Brett D’Oliveira (Worcestershire)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mark Wood (Durham), Charlie Morris (Worcestershire)

Most Sixes – Liam Trevaskis (Durham), Brett D’Oliveira (Worcestershire)

Man of the Match –  Charlie Morris

Team Scores Batting first – Durham 250+, Worcestershire 280+

 Match Handicap Worcestershire

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