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England to washout Australia in cricket before the rain does

| 08.07.2012

ENGLAND ARE odds-on to wrap up the series whitewash against Australia, according to Ladbrokes.

With the series already in the bag the home side are now odds-on at 4/5 to clinch it 4-0, but Australia are given an even-money chance of saving themselves from embarrassment to finish the series at 3-1.

The firm pledge to be top price on England’s runscorers and it’s Ian Bell and Alastair Cook who are the joint 7/2 favourites to notch up the most runs on Tuesday at Old Trafford. And Steven Finn (3/1) is fancied to continue his hot streak as England’s top wicket-taker.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “The series has been a stroll in the park for England. Before every ODI It’s been one-way traffic for England as punters latched onto the fact that the team could move to number one in the T20 world rankings.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

Match betting
England 4/5
Australia Evens

Top England runscorer
I Bell 7/2
A Cook 7/2
J Trott 4/1
R Bopara 5/1
E Morgan 6/1
J Bairstow 8/1
C Kieswetter 10/1
S Patel 16/1

Top Australia runscorer
M Clarke 7/2
S Watson 7/2
D Warner 7/2
M Wade 4/1
D Hussey 5/1
G Bailey 6/1
P Forrest 6/1
S Smith 10/1

Top England wicket-taker
S Finn 3/1
S Broad 7/2
C Woakes 7/2
J Anderson 7/2
T Bresnan 7/2
J Tredwell 4/1
S Patel 6/1
R Bopara 8/1

Top Australia wicket-taker
C Mckay 7/2
B Hilfenhaus 7/2
B Lee 7/2
M Starc 7/2
J Pattinson 7/2
M Johnson 7/2
S Watson 4/1
X Doherty 4/1
S Smith 10/1
D Hussey 12/1



Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.