£13,000 Punt On England To Get Off To A Flyer!
England are 8/13 favourites to get the series off to a winning start at the weekend and William Hill can report solid support for England with bets of up to £13,000 already placed. New Zealand can be backed at 5/4 and it is 2/7 that a fifty is scored in the match & 8/1 for a century
"Despite the relatively short price, England are proving very popular and the 8/13 unlikely to last until the toss," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
Alex Hales is the 3/1 favourite to top score for England, although Luke Wright & Michael Lumb are both 7/2 and Eoin Morgan 9/2. Stuart Broad will need to be back to his best and he is 10/3 to be England top bowler but Steve Finn is 3/1 favourite.
Series: 11/10 New Zealand, 8/11 England
First Match: 5/4 New Zealand, 8/13 England
Most Sixes: 5/4 NZ, 10/11 England, 11/2 Tie
Fifty Scored In Match: 2/7 Yes, 5/2 No
Century Scored In Match: 1/20 No, 8/1 Yes
Top England Batsman: 3/1 Alex Hales, 7/2 Luke Wright, 7/2 Michael Lumb, 9/2 Eoin Morgan, 6/1 Jonny Bairstow, 7/1 Joe Root, 8/1 Jos Buttler, 12/1 Samit Patel, 25/1 Chris Woakes, 40/1 Stuart Broad, 50/1 James Harris, 66/1 James Tredwell, 100/1 Bar
Top England Bowler: 3/1 Steven Finn, 10/3 Stuart Broad, 7/2 Jade Dernbach, 7/2 James Tredwell, 4/1 Chris Woakes, 4/1 James Harris, 4/1 Stuart Meaker, 8/1 Luke Wright, 8/1 Samit Patel, 12/1 Joe Root
Test Series: 8/1 New Zealand, 1/4 England, 9/2 Drawn Series