Double Century Hero Cook - ICC Player of The Year?
With Alastair Cook just falling short of a triple century against India, William Hill have installed him as 2/1 favourite to be awarded the ICC Cricketer of the Year honour, for which they make two more England players - Graeme Swann and Jonathan Trott the 6/1 joint second favourites.
'As World Number Ones-elect the England side have strong claims for one of their number to win this award and we favour Cook's claim' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
TO WIN ICC CRICKETER OF YEAR....2/1 Cook; 6 Swann; Trott; 10 Dravid/Tendulkar; 14 Anderson; 16 Strauss; 20 Bell; De Villiers; Sangakara; Tremlett; Watson; 25 Amla;Broad; Kallis; Z Khan; Ul Haq.
England are now 1/16 to win the Test Match with William Hill offering 7/1 the draw and 150/1 India.
When will England win?....8/11 Saturday; 11/8 Sunday; 7/1 not at all.
England to win by innings? 1/10 yes, 11/2 no
India total - 17/20 - 319 or less; 17/20 320 or more.
India top batsman- 9/4 Dravid; 11/4 Gambhir; 7/2 Tendulkar; 9/2 V S Laxman. Others on request.