West Indies

They postponed the Euro 2020 competition until next year. This is entirely sensible given the dire circumstances. However, it would appear online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365 aren’t being quite as cautious. You can now find 5/1 odds on England in Euro 2020. That makes them favorites to take the title. This is, of course, barking mad. England? Win a major football tournament? In whose universe? Just why is it bookies think football is coming home, again?  ... read more

England won against the West Indies, but they didn’t perform to their full potential. This may give their new visitors, Pakistan, hope for a win or two. Naturally, at present, the odds on the 2020 England Pakistan Test series give England a significant edge. Hosts typically have keen advantage in Test cricket. However, these same online betting sites in the UK gave the Windies long odds too, and they ran it close. Pakistan could do better, and be worth a punt at Bet365.  ... read more

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that Hampshire’s Ageas Bowl and Lancashire’s Emirates Old Trafford will host England Men’s Test series against West Indies. The West Indies squad will arrive in the UK on Tuesday 9 June, travelling to Emirates Old Trafford for quarantining and training. This will be their base for a three-week period before moving to the Ageas Bowl for the start of the first Test. As the test series is just round the corner, England vs West Indies betting predictions are all up.  ... 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

Ball Tampering in Cricket

So what is ball tampering in cricket? Most professional sports are governed by a set of rules. And cricket is no different and is overseen by the International Cricket Council. The sport of cricket, for whatever reason, still remains tied to gentlemanly ideals and the myth of “fair play”. There is a rule that states, “it is an offense for any player to take any action which changes the condition of the ball.” ... read more

The Caribbean Premier League is back again with teams battling it out for West Indies victory. According to our Caribbean Premier League 2019 betting predictions, the Trinbago Knight Riders will likely claim this year’s CPL title. However, with teams like the Guyana Amazon Warriors closely following behind, the Trinbago Knight Riders might be in for a surprise. ... read more