Cricket By Joe Crilly

India Favourites For £6.5m T20 World Cup

India are the 2/1 favourites to win the ICC T20 World Cup with William Hill ahead of the tournament kicking off on Tuesday. Hills predict that up to £6.5m could be wagered on the tournament for which England are 6/1 fourth favourites.


With four preliminary qualifiers taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday, William Hill are offering 6/5 that all four favourites win – Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Ireland.


Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli share 9/1 favouritism to be tournament top batsmen with Imran Tahir and Ravichandran Ashwin both 10/1 to be tournament top bowler.


T20 World Cup winner: 2/1 India; 9/2 Australia; 9/2 South Africa; 6/1 England; 10/1 New Zealand; 10/1 Pakistan; 10/1 West Indies; 16/1 Sri Lanka; 25/1 Bangladesh; 500/1 BAR


Qualifying stage enhanced bet bundle (Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Ireland to all win): 6/5


Top tournament batsman: 9/1 Rohit Sharma; 9/1 Virat Kohli; 10/1 AB de Villiers; 12/1 David Warner; 14/1 Chris Gayle; 14/1 Usman Khawaja; 16/1 Martin Guptil; 16/1 Quinton de Kock; 20/1 Aaron Finch; 20/1 Alex Hales; 20/1 Hashim Amla; 20/1 Kane Williamson; 20/1 Shane Watson; 20/1 Shikhar Dhawan; 20/1 Steven Smith; 25/1 BAR


Top tournament bowler: 10/1 Imran Tahir; 10/1 Ravichandran Ashwin; 14/1 Mohammad Amir; 16/1 Ashish Nehra; 16/1 Ravindra Jadeja; 20/1 Adel Rashid; 20/1 Jasprit Bumrah; 20/1 Lastih Malinga; 22/1 BAR