|A William Hill client from Surrey has staked £10,000 on South Africa at 2/1 to beat England in the opening game of their Test Series, and a further £10,000 on S. Africa to win the Series at odds of 13/10. |
If both parts of the bet are successful he will make a profit of £33,000.
Hill has cut S. Africa from 2/1 to 7/4 to win the opening match, with England also quoted at 7/4 and the draw a 31/20 chance, while S. Africa are now 6/5 joint favourites with England at the same odds for the Series, with a drawn series offered at 15/4.
England are 66/1 to win the Series 5-0 and S Africa are also currently quoted at 66/1 to do likewise.
Hill makes Michael Vaughan 10/3 favourite to be England's top scoring batsman of the Series and also offer 7/2 Trescothick; 5/1 Flintoff; Strauss; Thorpe; 13/2 Butcher; 8/1 Key; 33 Jones, Read; 50 Collingwood;