Cricket Betting: Ireland 11/4 To Shock England Again

Ireland 11/4 with Ladbrokes for a repeat of their shock World Cup win. The last time the sides met Ireland defied odds of 10/1 to pull off one of the biggest shocks of the tournament turning over 1/33 chances England.
24 August 2011

Cricket Betting: KP 7/4 To Be First To 23 Centuries

Victor Chandler make Alistair Cook their 6/4 favourite to be the first English batsman to make 23 Test centuries after the Oval tons of Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell brought them right into the equation on 19 and 16 respectively.
22 August 2011

Cricket Betting: 6/4 For Draw Looks A Big Price Now

The first day's play at the Oval was dominated by rain and bet365 are 4/9 about the 4th Test ending in a draw. bet365 spokesman Steve Freeth said: "We were out to lay the draw earlier in the week (opened 6/4) and the early signs are that we could regret that move as it was punted down to 4/7 before a ball was bowled."
19 August 2011

Cricket Betting: England 11/8 For Series Whitewash

England are 11/8 with Ladbrokes to win the fourth and final test against India. In keeping with this series the draw has been well backed and India are 5/1 outsiders to salvage something from the series. England are 1/12 to still be the number one test ranked side when they next take to the field in January against Pakistan in the UAE early next year (6/1 they aren't).
17 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Short Form Challenge On For England

England's Test team have claimed the world number one spot and William Hill offer 8/15 that they are still there come the end of 2012.
15 August 2011

Cricket Betting: England Odds-On To Keep Top Spot

William Hill offer 8/15 that England will still be ranked world number one on December 31, 2012 - and 11/8 that they will have lost their place by then.
13 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Cook Favourite For ICC Award

Alastair Cook has torn into India's bowling attack during the third Test and William Hill make him the 2/1 favourite to win this year's ICC Cricketer of the Year. The top of the betting for the premier award in cricket is dominated by English cricketers with Graeme Swann and Jonathan Trott both offered at 6/1. James Anderson is 14/1 while Strauss is 16/1, Ian Bell and Chris Tremlett are 20/1 and Stuart Broad 25/1.
12 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Cook 11/8 To Reach Milestone

Alastair Cook is the 11/8 favourite with Ladbrokes to become the first England cricketer to reach 23 test centuries after notching his nineteenth ton at Edgbaston. With a number of the current side gaining rapidly on the England record of 22 hundreds, Ladbrokes have opened a book on who will become first to break the mark. Andrew Strauss, who has also scored nineteen tons, is 2/1 to be first to reach the tally, with Kevin Pietersen (18 centuries) priced at 9/4, and Ian Bell (15 centuries) the outsider at 16/1.
12 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Cook 5/4 To Win Race To 23

Victor Chandler have opened a market on who will be the 1st English batsman to score 23 Test centuries and make Alastair Cook their 5/4 favourite.
12 August 2011

Cricket Betting: England Odds-On To Win By Innings

William Hill make England 4/6 to win the Test by an innings, 11/10 to fail to do so. England are now 1/6 to win the match for which the draw is 7/2 and an Indian win 50/1. England are now 5/4 to win the Series 4-0. Hills are offering 4/1 that Cook will complete a triple century, 7/4 that Morgan makes a ton.
11 August 2011

Cricket Betting: England 3/10 To Take Control

England are 3/10 with bet365 to win the third Test at Edgbaston. bet365 spokesman Steve Freeth said "Just like Lord's and Trent Bridge we're out to swerve the draw and the first days play has given us plenty of hope of doing just that."
11 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Punters Back India To Hit Back

William Hill have seen a surprising amount of support for India ahead of the third test at Edgbaston. The visitors are 4/1 at Hills and have been the subject of a number of four figure bets, while England are virtually friendless at the moment attracting a biggest bet of £450 at 13/10. The draw is also proving relatively popular at 11/8 having been cut from 15/8 earlier on in the week.
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Brumbrella Required Again?

bet365 have again been forced to cut their price on the 3rd Test between England and India ending in a draw. bet365 cricket betting spokesman Steve Freeth said :"Punters have now taken the 6/4 and we’ll be happy if Edgbaston lives up to its reputation as a results pitch."
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Punters Gear Up For T20 Finals Day As Draw Is Made

Lancashire defeated Sussex late on Monday night to become the final side to qualify for the T20 finals day. Hills make Somerset the 15/8 favourites to win the T20 on August 27th, while Hampshire are 2/1. Lancashire are 3/1 and Leicestershire are 4/1.
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Bell Tipped To Chime For England

England are 6/5 favourites with Paddy Power for victory in the Third Test against India tomorrow and wrap up the series - and status as the world’s number one Test team. Despite India's strong batting line-up their injury-ravaged bowling attack could struggle to hold back the dominant England batsmen and the tourists are 7/2 to fight back with a win, the draw being 11/8.
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Punters Fancy Edgbaston Stalemate

bet365 customers are getting stuck into the draw (15/8 into 6/4) in the run-up to the 3rd Test between England and India at Edgbaston.
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Punters Favour Indian Win

England are the 6/5 favourites to defeat India in the third test which starts on Wednesday but despite this, William Hill punters are staying away from the home side, instead lumping on India at 7/2. One London punter has staked £2,000 on MS Dhoni’s men and that is only the crest of the iceberg with an Indian victory costing Hills a five figure sum.
9 August 2011

Cricket Betting: England 1/6 To Be Top Test Side

England are now just 1/6 to become the top ranked test side in the world according to Ladbrokes. Following their second victory against the tourists they are slashed to 1/100 to win the series with the draw the only other option for India at 16/1.
2 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Tendulkar 8/11 To Miss Out

Sachin Tendulkar is 8/11 not to get his 100th International century during the current Test series and bet365 have chalked up 33/1 about a hat-trick in the 3rd Test after England’s comprehensive victory over India at Trent Bridge. bet365 cricket betting spokesman Steve Freeth said: "We saw money for the draw when it drifted out to 21/10 and India were well supported in-play after their flying start on Friday, so an England victory is a decent result for us."
2 August 2011

Cricket Betting: Bell 20/1 To Be Run Out At Edgbaston

Much has been made of the controversy surrounding Ian Bell at Trent Bridge on Sunday and bet365 have reacted by going 20/1 that he is run out during the 3rd Test. bet365 spokesman Steve Freeth said: "Something tells us that Ian Bell will be a bit wiser between the wickets at Edgbaston."
1 August 2011