Wednesday 3 October 2012 

Cricket Betting: England Better Off With KP

Cricket Betting: England Better Off With KP
Cricket Betting: England Better Off With KP
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England are quoted at 10/3 to win the series against India with the inclusion of Kevin Pietersen according to Ladbrokes.

The hosts remain the odds-on favourites at 8/13 to take the series, however thanks to Pietersen being added into the squad England are given a 10/3 chance of causing an upset.

It's 5/4 that India win the 1st Test with the visitors chalked up as the 7/2 outsiders, but there's a 5/2 chance that KP makes his return one for the ECB to remember by hitting a ton in the match, it's 9/2 he does it in the 1st innings or 7/1 his comeback is one to forget with a duck.

Pietersen's just 3/1 to be the top series runscorer  for England or 8/1 for the whole Tour.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Now that KP's back in the frame we strongly fancy England to cause an upset. On the field he's one of the best and the odds reflect that with his inclusion in the squad."


Ladbrokes latest betting

Series Betting
8/13 India
10/3 England
10/3 Drawn Series
 
1st Test
 
5/4 India
7/2 England
11/8 Draw
 
India to win 4-0 20/1
England to win 4-0 100/1

Kevin Pietersen Specials
 
1st Test
 
To score a century in the match 5/2
To score a century in the 1st Innings 9/2
To be out for a duck in the match 7/1
To be out for a golden duck 33/1

Kevin Pietersen to be Top  England Series Runscorer 3/1
Kevin Pietersen to be Top Series Runscorer 8/1