Ben Stokes

England had to field a second string side. Five new caps. Stokes as captain. It was all a bit budget. However, their complete domination of Pakistan in the ODI series shows just how good England are at white-ball cricket now. They evidently have a depth of squad to envy. So, whilst the odds on India are shorter at online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365, England are perhaps the better wager. They’re a 4/1 bet on the T20 World Cup and those prices are worth snapping up. ... read more

They say a week is a long time in politics. In the fast-paced Indian Premier League it’s even longer. It must be. Online sportsbook sites in India like Bet365 already seem to have sorted the wheat from the chaff. We’re only four rounds in but already the top teams are soaring well above the rest in the 2021 IPL odds. This means some teams are clearly under-performing whilst others are completely confounding their critics. But which of them should you back to win it in the end? ... read more

If you believe cricket matches should last five days you can bet on the 2021 IPL T20 tournament to prove you wrong. This fast-paced iteration of the sport is far more accessible in our ever more speedy world. With the cream of Indian cricket joined by some of the best players from around the globe there’s nothing like it. So you can bet on T20 cricket at online betting sites in India like Bet365 right now. But who should you back? Well with the first games played, lets see. ... read more

With the Indian Premier League still fresh in the minds of some of England’s limited-overs players, Eoin Morgan’s side tour South Africa. Typically, this would be a great time to bet on South Africa. Home field advantage counts for a lot in cricket. However perhaps not this year. Those taking advantage of South African gambling laws to check out the odds on England at Bet365 will find they quite accurately reflect the team’s chances. England are looking hard to beat. ... read more

Those who regularly bet on sports in India will already be familiar with the teams in the Indian Premier League. This is the thirteenth incarnation of this vibrant tournament, this year held in the UAE for obvious reasons. With barely weeks to go before the teams square off the odds on the 2020 IPL are a matter of close inspection. Sadly, for some teams, that examination will find the bookies believing their side a tad wanting. Still, at this level of cricket, any dog can have his day. ... read more

Those who took advantage of UK gambling laws to pick up the long odds being offered on the West Indies before the 1st Test will be laughing now. At 17/1 they were a gorgeous little wager that will have paid off handsomely. Now the question is; Can they do it again? Should you bet on the Windies to win the 2nd Test at Bet365? We take a look at the odds and just where England went wrong in Southampton to see if the tourists are a viable bet or a flash in the pan. ... read more

In the aftermath of their defeat in Southampton England face an uphill struggle to save the series. The West Indies are a far better side than Ben Stokes seemed to believe. Likewise, the bookies odds on the West Indies last time round were a bit parsimonious. This time the 2nd Test odds on England are more realistic. Even if their chances aren’t. Online sportsbook sites in the UK give the hosts 2/5 and the tourists 7/2 right now. Question is; Has this series already slipped out of grasp? ... read more

They’re heavily favored to win. Which only makes it more likely they’ll lose. England return to Test cricket with a series against the visiting West Indies. The three games will be played under extraordinary circumstances but will the cricket match them? Normally the first Test odds on England would suggest not. However, “normal” doesn’t really apply right now. This won’t be like any other series. So, taking advantage of UK gambling laws to back England could be an error.  ... read more

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without the sound of leather on willow. Fortunately cricket soon returns after its enforced sojourn. The headline fixture being the tour of England by the West Indies. The England West Indies 2020 Test series odds are, by and large, what you’d expect. Online betting sites in the UK, like Bet365, giving the hosts quite the edge. However, with so many England players having no winter play abroad, is that entirely fair on the visitors? ... read more