Pat Cummings

Typically, a bet on Test Cricket is a rather delicate affair. One must trawl through the stats, look at the conditions, eye the opponent’s strengths and weaknesses. Well. Usually. Unfortunately, after Australia destroyed England in the first match the odds on the Ashes are now very stark indeed. England might even lose all five games if they’re not careful. So, if you are going to take advantage of Australian gambling laws to bet on the Ashes, you’ll have to find another angle. ... read more

Your choices are quite limited if you like to bet on sports in the UK over the winter. Joe Root and Chris Silverwood, in charge of the England Ashes side, have the same problem. They’re still to name their final XI and whilst you can bet on Ben Stokes to change things up, issues remain. Still his return to the side does mean your bet on the best England batsman in the series gets more fun. Even if it doesn’t sort out England’s middle-order morass or their odds on the Ashes at Bet365. ... read more

English cricket fans will read the odds on the Ashes and despair. Online bookies in the UK like Bet365 give England very little chance of winning. Still, that shouldn’t deter those of you who like to bet on sports in the UK over the winter. Sure, England’s Ashes odds are dire, but when weren’t they? And, if there were ever an Ashes series in which the cricket itself has to shine; This is it. If the on-field play can’t distract the media, cricket will find itself getting knocked for six. ... read more