Cricket By Joe Crilly

England Upset Odds To Win Kiwi Test Match

England have upset the odds by winning the first test against New Zealand. On Saturday, Alastair Cook’s side were as long as 18/1 to win the match with New Zealand just 8/15.


England are 11/10 to win the second Test Match and 1/3 to win the Series.


William Hill have cut the odds of Ben Stokes winning this year’s Sports Personality of the Year after his match winning performance. He is 50/1, the same price as his captain, Alastair Cook.


Series betting: 1/3 England; 9/4 drawn series


Second Test: 11/10 England; 9/4 draw; 9/4 New Zealand


Sports Personality of the Year: 2/1 Tony McCoy; 4/1 Lewis Hamilton; 8/1 Rory McIlroy; 10/1 Andy Murray; 12/1 Katarina Johnson-Thompson; 16/1 Jessica Ennis Hill; 25/1 Chris Froome; 33/1 Mo Farah; 33/1 Stuart Bingham; 40/1 Chris Robshaw; 40/1 Harry Kane; 40/1 James Anderson; 40/1 Steven Gerrard; 50/1 Alastair Cook; 50/1 Anthony Joshua; 50/1 Ben Stokes; 50/1 Gareth Bale; 50/1 George Ford; 50/1 Justin Rose; 50/1 Ronnie O’Sullivan; 66/1 BAR