London, August 09 at 11:00 PM IST
With a thumping 5 wickets victory over Kent Spitfires in the previous encounter, Gloucestershire will look for another win when they will square off against Surrey at Kennington Oval tonight.
South Group Standings:
With two wins, two losses, one tie and two no results in seven outings, Gloucestershire is languishing in the middle of the points table in the South Group.
Surrey is struggling at the bottom of the table with just one win in seven games. They have faced three consecutive defeats against Kent, Somerset and Middlesex and are in a desperate need of a win.
Gloucestershire- NR, NR, L, L, W
Surrey – W, NR, L, L, L
Surrey has announced the same 14-man squad to take on Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire have named the same 13-man squad
Miles Hammond, Andrew Tye, Ryan Higgins, Chris Liddle, Benny Howell, Tom Smith, David Payne, Jack Taylor, Michael Klinger (c), Ian Cockbain, James Bracey (wk)
Will Jacks, Aaron Finch, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Tom Curran, Jordan Clark, Ben Foakes (wk), Rikki Clarke, Jade Dernbach (c), Gareth Batty, Imran Tahir
M Klinger, Hammond, I Cockbain, J Bracey, R Higgins, J Taylor, B Howell, A Tye, Smith, van Buuren, D Payne, C Dent, C Liddle
Fantasy picks from Gloucestershire-
R Higgins is the key batter in the side. In 5 innings, he has scored 148 runs at an average of 37.00
I Cockbain has scored 129 runs in 5 innings at an average of 32.25
Benny Howell and D Payne share 10 wickets each and are the leading wicket-taker for the side
Fantasy picks from Surrey-
Aaron Finch is the top run-getter for the side. In 7 innings, he has amassed 238 runs with an average of 39.66
Ollie Pope (157 runs in 6 innings) and W Jacks (133 runs in 7 innings) are other key contributors with the bat and will be key in the middle order
With 10 scalps in 7 innings, Tom Curran is the leading wicket-taker in the side
G Batty and Imran Tahir have picked 9 and 8 scalps respectively