James Anderson is in line to take 300 career wickets according to bookmaker Ladbrokes.
Currently on 205 first class wickets, he is odds-on (1/2) to join England greats Ian Botham (383), Bob Willis (325), and Fred Trueman (307) as the only players to achieve the feat.
England are odds-on to wrap up the Ashes series with a win in Sydney (1/3). It's 9/4 Australia win the test to regain some pride and avoid the ignominy of losing a series at home.
Andrew Strauss has put in some serious shifts with the bat and is the 4/11 favourite to end the series as the top runscoer. Mike Hussey is the 9/4 with countryman Shane Watson an unlikely 50/1 chance.
The England cricket team may already be the winners of the 2011 Sports Team of the Year Award according to bookmaker Ladbrokes.
Since they retained the Ashes their odds have been slashed from 6/1 to even money and they could go odds-on if they win the final Test in Sydney.
Stan James have a number of cricket specials for 2011 and make England 9/2 to be the top rated Test nation by the end of the year.
Sachin Tendulkar is 10/1 jt favourite with teammate Virender Sehwag to be the top run scorer during the year in Test cricket. The Indians tour England during the summer.
Ricky Ponting is 8/15 to keep his job as Australian Test captain reports Paddy Power, after his team were â€œbeaten into the earthâ€ by the Ashes winning England team.
Despite becoming the first Australian captain to lose the Ashes three times in 120 years Ponting remains the favourite to keep his job for Australiaâ€™s next Test series against Bangladesh in April with a dearth of credible alternatives leaving the Australian selectors with a tough decision on their hands.
The Ashes are coming home according to bookmaker Ladbrokes who now quote the safe return of the little urn just a 1/50 chance.
An England series victory is also odds-on at 8/15 on the back of a complete bowling display in the first innings which saw Australia all out for just 98. As such England are 1/7 to win the game with Australia 16/1 to perform a sensation U-turn and come from behind to win.
Australia are once again the favourites to win the Ashes series following their Perth thrashing of England, reports Paddy Power.
The home side are now 6/4 to win the five test series with England marginally behind at 13/8 as the teams prepare for the Boxing Day Test at the MCG.
Australia are the 6/4 favourites to beat England in the Boxing Day test at the MCG, according to Ladbrokes.
Ricky Ponting's team completed an easy win over the visitors in Perth to level the Ashes series at 1-1 and the bookies fear the pendulum has now swung away from the English.
England have been backed heavily by Ladbrokes customers on the eve of the third Ashes Test and are currently 11/8 to triumph.They are now just 2/5 to win the Ashes.
A much-changed Australian side are 7/4 to win and also currently trade at 5/1 to come from behind to win the series.
Stan James are convinced that Chris Tremlett will replace the injured Stuart Broad from England's starting XI in Perth beginning on Thursday and bet 1/6 that the management will prefer the Surrey pace bowler to the Yorkshire pair of Tim Bresnan and Ajmal Shahzad.
Chris Tremlett is the 2/5 favourite with Ladbrokes to replace Stuart Broad in the third Test in Perth.
Following Broad's withdrawal due to injury, it's 3/1 Yorkshire medium-fast bowler Tim Bresnan replaces him and 4/1 his county team-mate Ajmal Shahzad steps into the void.
Shane Warne is 12/1 with Ladbrokes to play in the third test at Perth. With the Australian team on the ropes there is talk of Warne making a sensational comeback and he is 100/1 to subsequently be the top Australian series wicket taker.
Perth was the site of Warneâ€™s highest career test score and it its 250/1 he goes 1 run better and gets his first test century. Itâ€™s 5000/1 that he is dismissed on 99 again.
Having batted and battered Australia into submission, England opener Alistair Cook is 40/1 with bookie Paddy Power to provide the ultimate kick in the teeth for beleaguered Aussies and break their revered Don Bradmanâ€™s record for the most runs in an Ashes Series.