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

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