Sri Lanka

After their humiliation at the hands of New Zealand, the odds on England recovering to beat India or, later on, Australia in the Ashes, look ridiculously remote. Their mentality was all wrong, their technique dire and their strategy insane. So that’s why online betting sites in the UK like Bet365 now give them such long prices to win the Ashes. From the selectors on down England got it all completely wrong and no one is quite sure if they’ll be able to correct the errors in time. ... read more

No one really expected England to win. India got a series win against Australia away from home. Beating England shouldn’t present that much of a challenge. However, this is to judge England as a whole and, as it demonstrated, it’s far more the sum of its parts. It’s one of the reasons you can bet on England to win the 2nd Test as well, and probably the series. Online sportsbook sites in the UK may still find it hard to credit, but Joe Root and the boys won’t. They’re in it to win it now. ... read more

Online sportsbook sites in the UK are offering 3/1 odds on India against England. Not to merely win the series, you ought note, but to do so without loss. That has to sting. The tourists have just had a very successful warm up in Sri Lanka. Their optimism is at an all-time high. Now they face a reality check as they go up against arguably the best side in the world. It may go down in the annals of cricket as a very rude awakening indeed. So, is a bet on England in India daft? ... read more

Joe Root lead the way in Sri Lanka. He had two great knocks and England won both Tests convincingly. However, the tourists now move across the water to India where a very different challenge awaits. Online betting sites in the UK like Bet365 already have the hosts as firm favorites. Indeed Joe probably won’t find the odds on England aren’t very encouraging. They’ll need more than a super-scoring captain to overcome an India fresh from victory down under. ... read more

England are off to a shaky start in 2021. Typically, this wouldn’t be too much of an issue, but this year that’s different. Their tour of Sri Lanka is far from disposable. With the T20 World Cup in India and the Ashes in Australia later on, England need all the practice they can get this year. Those who have kept up with the odds on Cricket in 2021 at online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365 know this. They also know England face an uphill battle to win either tournament. ... read more

After the rather dour Test series against Pakistan, England now get to face them in a three-match T20 series. This will be a far more exciting proposition. Well. If it doesn’t rain much. Not only will get to see some superbly dramatic cricket, but there’s also the T20 World Cup to consider. At present online betting sites in the UK, like Bet365, give England the edge. Not that it’s such a big one. The 2020 T20 odds on England reflecting, perhaps, just what a threat Pakistan now are. ... read more

The T20 World Cup betting odds on Australia could be a mite optimistic. There’s a long way to go until they trot out in Melbourne in October. Online sportsbook sites in Australia like Unibet give them 3/1 right now. This is likely to galvanize already focused minds as players and selectors become obsessed with success in the tournament. Test cricket already seemed on the back foot. Now it’ll have to take a backseat to the short form of the game till the Autumn. ... read more

You might not instantly think Cricket when someone mentions Afghanistan but having fought their way through the tough qualification that saw Zimbabwe fall by the way side the side has improved since their debut four years ago. The Cricket World Cup odds on Afghanistan at sites like Bet365, one of the best online sportsbook sites in the UKat the moment, might not give them a hope of winning, but that doesn’t mean they and Rashid Khan won’t surprise some sides. ... read more