Cricket By Rupert Adams

Ashes: England Being Backed To Win The Series

It was at best honours even after day one of the first Ashes test, but despite that the money has been coming in for England to win the Ashes Series.


“England faced a stern test on day one and came through it,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. “But the key was that it was the new boys who came good and punters obviously think that is a good omen for the series.”


England Total Runs: 5/6 348 or less, 5/6 349 or more


First Test: 1/1 Australia, 11/4 Draw, 9/4 England


Ashes Series: 1/2 Australia, 5/2 England, 13/2 Drawn Series