Thursday 16 July 2009 

Punters Green As Onions Beats Harmison To Call Up

Punters Green As Onions Beats Harmison To Call Up
Punters Green As Onions Beats Harmison To Call Up
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Cricket Betting: Bookies William Hill took first blood in the second Ashes test when the heavily backed Steve Harmison was left out having been backed from 2/1 to 1/3 to start. "After all the hype we cannot believe that Harmison has been left out and punters have been stiffed," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.

Hills are offering 5/6 that Harmison plays no part in the Ashes series and 5/6 that he does. England winning the toss was a good leveller with Hills reporting solid business at 1/1. England remain by far the best result for the bookies after the patriotic punt failed to materialise.