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

Cricket Betting: South Africa Cut For Third Test - Will KP Play For England Again?

Following the news that Pietersen has been dropped from the test squad the bookies have reacted by cutting South Africa to 2/1 (from 9/4) whilst pushing England out to 11/4 (from 5/2). The draw remains solid at even money. The book is now also open on KP's England future with 2/1 the first price quoted he never plays for the side again.
13 August 2012

Cricket Betting: KP 5/4 To Magic 23rd Test Century

BetVictor make Kevin Pietersen 5/4 to be the first English cricketer to 23 Test centuries after his magnificent knock against South Africa at Headingley.
6 August 2012

Cricket Betting: Bopara Back, 75% Say England Win

Ravi Bopara gets the call up after his excellent one-day form and he is 8/1 to be England Top batsman, 25/1 to be man of the match and 5/4 to start the first Ashes Test. England are currently 7/4 to win the first test and 1/1 to win the series, with over 75% of the early money for England to deliver victory.
17 July 2012

Cricket Betting: England Odds-On For 4-0 Series Win

England are odds-on to wrap up the series whitewash against Australia according to Ladbrokes. With the series already in the bag the home side are now odds-on at 4/5 to clinch it 4-0, but Australia are given an even money chance of saving themselves from embarrassment to finish the series at 3-1.
9 July 2012

Cricket Betting: England 4/1 To Become The Best Team In The World

A six wicket win at the Oval for England against Australia on Sunday gave them a 2-0 ODI series win and they are now 4/1 to complete a series whitewash. A 5-0 series victory will boost England to the top of the world in One Day International cricket. Australia are 11/2 to turn it all around, 6/4 for England to win 4-1 and 13/8 for England to edge the series 3-2.
2 July 2012

Cricket Betting: England Cruise Past Australia

ENGLAND ARE 5/1 to be the number one side in all three forms of International cricket according to Ladbrokes. After winning the second ODI against Australia Andy Flower's side are now 5/1 to wrap up the series with a 5-0 win, which will put them at the top in all three International rankings.
2 July 2012

Cricket Betting: Can England Openers Stop Australia?

Considering their recent form, it might come as something of a surprise to Hill's punters that Australia have been chalked up as the 4/5 favourites to beat England (Evens) in the first ODI. In order to win, they will need to stop our openers as at least one England opener has scored a century in the last six ODIs. Hills offer 4/1 for either Cook or Bell to make it seven.
29 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Face Sterner Test From Australia

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.
26 June 2012

Cricket Betting: Gayle 3/1 To Score ODI Century

England are 5/6 to win the first One Day International, with the West Indies offered at 19/20 . With the return of Chris Gayle, Hills have been hammered for the West Indies to score more sixes in the match and they are 8/13 to out six England, who are offered at 2/1. Chris Gayle is 7/1 to be man of the match, 9/4 to be top West Indies batsman and 5/6 to score 34 or more runs.
15 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Set For Series Whitewash

England are 5/2 to wrap up a series whitewash against the West Indies according to Ladbrokes. With the win already in the bag it's now 5/2 England are victorious 3-0 in the series as they head into Thursday's Test at Edgbaston as the match favourites, as the Windies face a hard task on their hands chalked up at 14/1.
6 June 2012

Cricket Betting: Anderson Rests, England Drift

England have drifted out from 1/2 to 4/6 following the news that James Anderson will be rested for the 3rd and final test of the series. The West Indies are 8/1 with the return of the British summer ensuring the draw is just 7/4. In Anderson's absence Stuart Broad is the 9/4 favourite to be top wicket taker with Bresnan 5/2 and Steve Finn 11/4. Andrew Strauss is 7/2 to be top batsman.
6 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Going Nuts Without KP

England have drifted in the World Cup betting markets since Kevin Pietersen announced his retirement, according to Ladbrokes. Following his decision to quit limited overs cricket the firm have reacted by pushing England out to 7/1 (from 6/1) in both the T20 and ODI World Cup markets.
31 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England Backed To Win In Four Days

William Hill have trimmed England from 1/3 to 2/7 following further support for Strauss & his merry men, whilst the West Indies are out to 8/1. The excellent forecast means that the draw is out to 9/2 with the test match to finish on day four now 6/4 from 2/1. Stuart Broad will be looking forward to returning to his home ground, where he took a hat-trick against India last summer and Hills offer 50/1 that he manages the feat against the West Indies.
24 May 2012

Cricket Betting: Bookies Fearing £50,000 Payout

If Stuart Broad is named Man of the Match it will see Ladbrokes refund £50,000 in total to punters across the Test series to date. Despite being hit for six at Lord's the firm are feeling generous by offering to refund losing match bets if Stuart Broad is named man of the match, and should he be given the honour it will see £50,000 refunded to punters in the space of a week.
24 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England 8/11 For Series Whitewash

After an impressive victory in the 1st Test, William Hill rate England as their 2/5 favourites to win the 2nd Test and they are 8/11 to win the Series 3-0. West Indies run machine, Shiv Chanderpaul, is 4/9 to be the West Indies top Series run scorer with Samuels a 7/2 shot.
21 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England 1/50 Favourites For Series

England are odds-on at 2/5 ahead of the 2nd Test according to Ladbrokes. After a scare by the West Indies England successfully chased down 191 to take a 1-0 lead and the bookies now quote them as long odds-on at 1/50 for the series, with their opponents at a rather unlikely 50/1 to win the remaining two matches.
21 May 2012


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