Cricket Betting: KP Odds On To Start First India Test

Following his reconciliation with the ECB, William Hill are odds on (8/11) that Kevin Pietersen will start the first test against India in November, it is Even money that he does not return to the England fold by that time. "Both Kevin Pietersen & England will be keen on drawing a line in the sand and we fully expect him to return for the first test against India next month," said Hill's cricket betting spokesman Rupert Adams.
3 October 2012

Cricket Betting: England Better Off With KP

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.
3 October 2012

Cricket Betting: Opinion Split On England-West Indies

Bookmakers William Hill cannot decide who will win Thursday’s T20 match between England and West Indies with their punters equally as indecisive. England have seen around 56% of all bets placed on the match outcome at 10/11, while the West Indies have seen around 44% of all bets at the same price.
27 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Will Gayle Force Blow England Over?

Ladbrokes are split over who will win between England and West Indies in Thursday's Super 8's match. Both sides are chalked up at 10/11 as the bookies cannot tear the two apart, however punters believe Craig Kieswtter is the man to lead England to victory as the top batsman at 7/2, but his West Indian counterpart Chris Gayle is a much shorter favourite at 15/8.
27 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Windies Spin To Blow England Away

Despite their humiliating defeat against India, England still made it through to the Super Eight stage of the World T20 and William Hill make them 4/5 to qualify for the Semi Final. First, however, Stuart Broad's troops have to take on the West Indies, who are 13/2 to win the tournament and 10/11 to emerge from Thursday's match with a victory.
25 September 2012

Cricket Betting: England 16/1 For A Repeat

England were all out for 80 as India beat them with ease in the ICC World Twenty20 on Sunday and William Hill go 16/1 that England will be all out for 80 or less in any stage of what is left of the competition. South Africa are 4/1 favourites to win the tournament with England’s tamers India 5/1. Despite the shocking result on Sunday England are 6/1 to win the World T20. Saeed Ajmaal is the 7/2 favourite to be crowned top bowler, Graeme Swann is England’s best chance at 18/1. Brendon McCollum is 2/1 favourite to be the top scoring batsman with Luke Wright 8/1.
24 September 2012

Cricket Betting: England Expects Wright To Deliver

England head into their ICC World T20 match with Afghanistan as hot favourites at 1/16 to win and Afghanistan 8/1. Craig Keiswetter is 4/1 with William Hill to be England’s top batsman in an England win. Luke Wright is expected to be the man to take Kevin Pietersen’s batting spot and is 7/2 to top score on Friday behind co favourites Alex Hales and Craig Keiswetter at 3/1. Wright is 5/6 to score 24 or more runs and the same price to score 23 or less.
20 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Odds On KP's England Career Over

After being left out of the India squad, Kevin Pietersen's love affair with England appears to be over according to William Hill. The bookies make him 8/11 to never play test cricket for England again (Evens that he does). "Pietersen has apologised for the text messages that saw him kicked out of the series against South Africa but it would appear that the cracks are a little too deep for a reconciliation at this moment in time," said William Hill cricket betting spokesman Joe Crilly.
19 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Root And Compton 7/1 To Top Score

BetVictor make India 4/7 favourites for the 4 Test Series with England starting in Ahmedabad in November following the news that Kevin Pietersen has not made the 16-man touring party. Yorkshire's Joe Root and Somerset's Nick Compton get the nod over Ravi Bopara and James Taylor and they are both 7/1 to be top England runscorer during the series.
18 September 2012

Cricket Betting: India Odds-On To Test England

India are odds-on to win the Test series against England according to Ladbrokes. Once again England have named a squad without Kevin Pietersen and the bookies have them chalked up at 10/3 to win the series, however with the inclusion of Pietersen they would have quoted at a shorter price of 11/4. And the firm now make it odds-on at 1/2 that Pietersen never plays for the national side again in any form, or it's 6/4 he does.
18 September 2012

Cricket Betting: India Favourites For ICC WT20

India are the favourites to win the T20 World Cup according to Ladbrokes. The inaugural winners have been heavily backed ante-post (at 5/1), however following India's loss to Pakistan in the warm-up match the firm have eased the favourites out to 4/1 from 7/2 in the market, with their closest competition coming from the host nation, Sri Lanka, at 9/2.
17 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Money Back On Holders England

BetVictor are beginning to get concerned over their money back offer if holders England retain their World T20 crown in Sri Lanka starting tomorrow. Cricket betting spokesperson Charlie McCann: "When we thought out the offer we felt England would sorely miss their one world class T20 batsman in Kevin Pietersen but wins against South Africa at Edgbaston and against Australia in Colombo earlier today has seen renewed optimism in England’s chances in what is a wide-open competition."
17 September 2012

Cricket Betting: England Face Uphill Task

After Monday’s wash out second test between England and South Africa in the three match Twenty20 series, the South Africans are 8/11 with William Hill to win the third match and tie up the series 2-0. England are 11/10 to win. Alex Hales and Craig Keiswetter are 7/2 co favourites to be England’s top batsman with Eoin Morgan next at 4/1.
11 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Can Stuart Show Broad Shoulders?

England are out to 11/10 to win the second Twenty20 against South Africa, with the tourists 8/11 favourites. William Hill are offering 6/1 that a century is scored in the match by either side and it is 11/4 that once again Hashim Amla top scores for South Africa.
10 September 2012

Cricket Betting: England 10/11 To Prove They Are Number One

William Hill are offering 10/11 that England can beat South Africa in the final ODI on Wednesday. Ian Bell is in to 10/3 to be England's top batsman after an excellent innings last time out but it is Eoin Morgan that is attracting the most early interest. Morgan looks back to his swashbuckling best and he is 9/2 to be England's top bat and 12/1 to be named Man Of The Match.
4 September 2012

Cricket Betting: Strauss Going In To Bat For Corby?

Andrew Strauss could be set for a career in politics according to Ladbrokes. The bookies report significant interest in their 50/1 on offer that he goes to stand in Corby at the upcoming by-election with 16/1 the price he's a Westminster MP by or at the next General Election.
29 August 2012

Cricket Betting: Uphill Task For Captain Cook

Alastair Cook could struggle to win back world number one Test status, with William Hill offering 7/4 that he manages it as Captain. Alastair Cook is 4/1 to become the longest serving England Captain & 5/1 to win the most tests as Captain. Hills think the change of Captain has not improved Kevin Pietersen's chances of getting an England recall and he is 8/11 not to play Test Cricket again and 11/8 to start the first Ashes Test.
29 August 2012

Cricket Betting: England On The Drift For First ODI

England are out to Evens, from 10/11, to win the first ODI on Friday as William Hill customers believe that England will be suffering a hangover from the loss of the Test series. South Africa are 4/5 to win the first match and 11/10 to hit more sixes than England.
23 August 2012

Cricket Betting: England Ignored After KP Debacle

Following Kevin Pietersen's dismissal from the squad England have been shunned in the betting at 5/2 in favour of a South African win at 7/4. With mixed weather forecast for the weekend ahead nifty punters are also looking to make a small fortune out of the draw at 11/8.
15 August 2012

Cricket Betting: Bolt 16/1 To Have A Bash At Cricket

The Jamaican is chalked up at 16/1 to swap the Olympic Stadium for the MCG as Bolt looks to put his plans to play for Manchester United on hold and ply his trade for a cricket team in the Big Bash League down under. And whoever snaps up the fastest man alive it's 50/1 the showman delivers on a different big stage by hitting a six, or there's a 100/1 chance Bolt takes a wicket of a fellow countryman.
13 August 2012