Hosts start as favourites to win Cardiff contest

England are 8-11 with leading bookmaker Coral to win the second one-day international in Cardiff tomorrow and go 1-0 up in the series following yesterday’s washout in Bristol. India, on the other hand, India are available at 11-10 with the firm to seal the win.

In the top England batsman market, opener Alex Hales has been priced up at 9-2 to top score, while captain Alastair Cook and Ian Bell head the betting at 7-2.

“Punters and bookmakers will be hoping the rain stays away tomorrow so we can get a result. England have been well backed to win the game and the series after they dominated the Test series earlier in the summer,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Second O.D.I

8-11 England, 11-10 India

**Series betting

4-6 England, 6-5 India

**Top England batsman – Second O.D.I

7-2 Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, 4 Gary Ballance, 9-2 Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan, 8 Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, 16 Ben Stokes, 33 Chris Woakes, 50 Chris Jordan, 100 James Tredwell, Harry Gurney, James Anderson.


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520