Ever since Gary Kirsten took over as coach as the Proteas they have had their eyes on a Test Series against number one ranked England and that moment is finally here!
The Proteas and the Poms are undoubtedly the top 2 sides in Test cricket at the moment but it will take a colossal effort from Graeme Smith’s men to beat the English in a 3 Test Series on English soil. It is for this reason that the 3 Lions go in as favourites to win the Series and retain their number one ranking. That said, a patriotic South African could find some value in a South African win at 5/2 or a drawn Series (all the more possible with only 3 Tests) at 3/1.
For the long odds punter you could also have a go at predicting the correct score in the Series:
You can also have a go at the top Series batsman and bowler by country and overall – below are a couple of the favourites for overall:
The 1st Test gets underway from The Oval in London this Thursday and the English also go in as favourites to win this one. But if you want to enjoy some quick betting with instant gratification you should bet LIVE in:play as the match unfolds. It’s great fun!!
There are plenty more markets available so go to www.sportingbet.co.za and check out all the betting today!
** Odds correct at time of publication