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England odds for Sharjah Test cut after support

Jonny Bairstow will take the gloves for the third and final Test
Jonny Bairstow will take the gloves for the third and final Test
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William Hill report that with money coming in to back England for the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah, they have cut the odds of a series-levelling win to 9/4.

Pakistan are 6/5 favourites and the draw is also 9/4.

England have been trimmed from 5/2 to 9/4 after a run of bets on Alastair Cook's side, who will give a start to James Taylor and hand Jonny Bairstow the wicket-keeping gloves.

"There is a few quid around for England who, despite the recent loss, should be in good spirits," said William Hill cricket betting spokesman Rupert Adams.

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