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Pace-friendly pitch to work in England’s favour in third Test

Pace-friendly pitch to work in England’s favour in third Test

Dale Steyn’s absence is a big boon for Alastair Cook’s side too

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Series momentum still with England despite Proteas rally

Series momentum still with England despite Proteas rally

Alastair-Cook-29-10-15The visitors stuttered to the second Test’s finish line, but Amla has resigned

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Series momentum still with England despite Proteas rally

Series momentum still with England despite Proteas rally

Alastair-Cook-29-10-15The visitors stuttered to the second Test’s finish line, but Amla has resigned

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MAY 2: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

MAY 2: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

JUDD TRUMP is playing catch-up in the semis on Saturday as he bids to keep his World Championships glory bid alive. Trump trails 9-7 to Stuart Bingham in the best-of-33-frames showdown and is 4-5 at Skybet and 888sport to fight back for victory. Despite his two-frame lead Bingham remains the outsider at 23-20 with Boylesports […]

MAY 1: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

MAY 1: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ENGLAND are 8-11 at BetVictor to win the third and final Test against the West Indies which gets under way in Bridgetown on Friday afternoon. Alastair Cook has lengthened slightly to 3-1 at William Hill to score a century in either Innings, while Joe Root is 5-6 at William Hill to score more than 34 runs in […]

APR 25: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 25: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE Crucible curse struck again on Friday as defending champ Mark Selby was sent packing by super Scottish qualifier Anthony McGill. Selby’s exit continues the record of no player ever successfully defending the World Champsionship title and McGill’s reward for his stunning 13-9 triumph is a clash with Joe Perry or Shaun Murphy in round […]

APR 23: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 23: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

TOP two Michael van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall are looking to secure a play-off place on Thursday night as the darts Premier League hits Cardiff. Van Gerwen and Gary Anderson both play twice on the night and meet in the final match in which the Dutchman is 21-20 at Boylesports for victory and the Flying […]

APR 22: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 22: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

RAFA NADAL is accustomed to bringing home the glory at the Barcelona Open and on Wednesday he begins his bid to wrestle the trophy back from Kei Nishikori. The Spaniard – who won the title eight times in nine years up to 2014 – takes on countryman Nicolas Almagro and is 1-6 at Sportingbet for the […]

APR 21: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 21: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ENGLAND are seeking a morale-boosting victory in the second Test with West Indies which gets under way on Tuesday after the opener in the three-match series ended in a draw. James Anderson is now England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker after overtaking Ian Botham’s record last week and he is 11-4 at William Hill to finish […]

APR 17: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 17: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ROGER FEDERER and defending champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled out of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday and Friday serves up more giant-killing attempts. Tournament favourite Novak Djokovic is just 1-16 against current US Open champ Marin Cilic who is as high as 12-1 at Bet365 to stun the world No.1. In the all-Spanish quarter-final king of […]

APR 17: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 17: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ROGER FEDERER and defending champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled out of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday and Friday serves up more giant-killing attempts. Tournament favourite Novak Djokovic is just 1-16 against current US Open champ Marin Cilic who is as high as 12-1 at Bet365 to stun the world No.1. In the all-Spanish quarter-final king of […]

APR 16: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 16: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE race for play-off places gathers pace on Thursday as the Premier League Darts hits Aberdeen for a night of drama. Phil Taylor is doing a St Helens double shift – he faces second-placed Dave Chisnall then Stephen Bunting – and needs to recapture top form to boost his hopes of a seventh title. Taylor […]

APR 15: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 15: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

STAN WAWRINKA has hit a form slump in recent events and is looking to get back on track as he defends his title at the Monte Carlo Masters. The Swiss, who suffered early defeats at Indian Wells and Miami, is 7-17 at 888sport to win his second-round match on Wednesday morning against Juan Monaco, a […]

APR 14: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 14: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

A CENTURY from Ian Bell has helped England into a commanding position after day one of the first Test with the West Indies. The tourists look set to top 500 when they resume their first innings on 341-5 on Tuesday and are 4-7 at Bet365 to get the job done and win the opener. The […]

APR 13: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 13: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

IT’S claycourt time in the tennis season and the Monte Carlo Masters gets under way with Novak Djokovic the 11-8 favourite at BetVictor as he goes for his third straight Masters 1000 title. Rafa Nadal – who won the tournament every year from 2005 to 2012 – is 9-4 at BetVictor followed by last year’s […]

APR 11: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 11: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

POLISH superstar Agnieszka Radwanska will be roared on by a partisan home support on Saturday when she bids to book a place in the Katowice Open Final. Top seed Radwanska is best price 1-3 at 888sport in her last-four clash with Camila Giorgi of Italy. Third seed Giorgi – who lost the pair’s only previous […]

APR 11: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 11: TENNIS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

POLISH superstar Agnieszka Radwanska will be roared on by a partisan home support on Saturday when she bids to book a place in the Katowice Open Final. Top seed Radwanska is best price 1-3 at 888sport in her last-four clash with Camila Giorgi of Italy. Third seed Giorgi – who lost the pair’s only previous […]

KP needs more than Downton sacking to make England return

KP needs more than Downton sacking to make England return

An array of obstacles sit in front of the batsman before he can resume his international career

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APR 9: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APR 9: DARTS AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE bottom two have gone and now it’s the race for the play-offs as the Premier League Darts hits Sheffield. Dave Chisnall and James Wade will both play twice tonight – including against each other in the final match – and I fancy Wade at 7-5 with Bet365 to get the better of Adrian Lewis in the […]

MAR 28: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

MAR 28: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

AUSTRALIA looked in ominous form, beating India with ease in their semi-final, and are 4-9 favourites at William Hill for glory in the Cricket World Cup Final. New Zealand are chalked up at 19-10 by Betfair and William Hill go 4-5 that a century is scored in the match that gets under way at 4:30am UK time in […]