Tuesday 26 June 2012 

Cricket Betting: England Face Sterner Test From Australia

Cricket ODI Series: England Face Sterner Test From Australia
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England will be full of confidence after a successful series against the West Indies, but they face a sterner test in Australia. Hills are unable to split the pair for the series offering 10/11 take your pick but as fast starters Australia are 4/5 favourites to win the first ODI that starts on Friday. Alastair Cook is 5/2 to be England’s top bat, with Ian Bell 11/4 and Jonathan Trott 10/3. Shane Watson tops the Australian figures at 11/4 with Michael Clarke offered at 7/2.

“We think that England will miss KP and there is a real chance that England will be overconfident, as a result Australia are favourites for the first ODI,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

First ODI: 1/1 England, 4/5 Australia

Series Betting: 10/11 England, 10/11 Australia

Top England Series Batsman: 5/2 Alastair Cook, 11/4 Ian Bell, 10/3 Jonathan Trott, 11/2 Eoin Morgan, 6/1 Ravi Bopara, 10/1 Jonny Bairstow, 12/1 Craig Kieswetter, 16/1 Samit Patel, 80/1 Tim Bresnan, 100/1 Stuart Broad, 200/1 Graeme Swann, 750/1 James Anderson, 750/1 Jade Dernbach, 750/1 Steve Finn

Top Australian Series Batsmen: 11/4 Shane Watson, 11/4 David Warner, 7/2 Michael Clarke, 5/1 Matthew Wade, 11/2 David Hussey, 9/1 George Bailey, 10/1 Peter Forrest, 16/1 Steven Smith, 125/1 Mitchell Johnson, 200/1 Brett Lee, 250/1 Clint McKay, 500/1 Ben Hifenhaus, 500/1 James Pattinson, 750/1 Xavier Doherty, 750/1 Pat Cummins

ICC World Cup: 9/2 India, 5/1 Sri Lanka, 5/1 Australia, 5/1 Australia, 11/2 South Africa, 6/1 England, 6/1 West Indies, 7/1 Pakistan, 14/1 New Zealand, 40/1 Bangladesh, 50/1 Zimbabwe, 150/1 Ireland, 500/1 Afghanistan

Ashes 2013: 8/15 England, 3/1 Australia, 5/1 Drawn Series

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