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IPL final: Kohli and Bangalore all-stars to smash past Hyderabad for maiden title

| 29.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 28, 2016 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad 2016 IPL final Sunday, May 29th Play starts: 15:30 BST M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore Live on Sky Sports 1 Bangalore to make it third time lucky Royal Challengers Bangalore go into the 2016 IPL final in a fine run of form, after a slow start to the season, and are the firm odds-on 4/7 favourite... more...

England v Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Bullish hosts to finish off the Lions

| 27.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 25, 2016 England v Sri Lanka Second Test of three Friday, May 27th Play starts: 11:00 BST Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street Live on Sky Sports 2 Hosts to take uncatchable 2-0 series lead England defied the rain at Headingley last time out to emphatically defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs, and it looks as though it will be a similar story on the... more...

England v Sri Lanka 1st Test: Hosts’ middle order key, but draw is likely

| 19.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 17, 2016 England v Sri Lanka First Test of three Thursday, May 19th Play starts: 11:00 BST Headingley, Leeds Live on Sky Sports 2 England’s in-form batsmen unlikely to prevent draw After a fortnight of good weather in the UK, the first Test between England and Sri Lanka couldn’t have come at a worse time with rain forecast for the first four d... more...

Bet of the day: AB de Villiers is top Bangalore batsman v Kolkata in IPL

| 16.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 16, 2016 Coral’s bet of the day De Villiers is arguably most destructive batsman in the world South African smashed 129 off 52 last time out in IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore must win to reach play-offs AB de Villiers is 3/1 to be top Bangalore batsman Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Kolkata Knight Riders in a must-win clash, if the southern In... more...

Five worst title defences in sport after Leeds Rhinos’ woeful season

| 15.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 13, 2016 After winning a domestic treble last season, rugby league giants Leeds Rhinos have dramatically flopped in 2016 to find themselves rock bottom of the Super League after 14 games. A recent 52-12 thrashing by Castleford Tigers at Headingley means that the usually dominant Yorkshire outfit (150/1 with Coral to win the Grand Final) are now six points... more...

James Vince and Jake Ball earn first call-ups to England Test squad

| 12.05.2016

Simon Sinclair | May 12, 2016 James Vince and Jake Ball have been named in the 12-man England squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka. Alastair Cook’s men are back in action in the longest form of the game for the first time since their triumph over South Africa during the winter. Coral make England odds-on 1/7 favourites to clinch the series over the tourists, who somewhat struggled in their t... more...

Ten biggest bottlers in sport after Spieth hands US Masters title to Willett

| 12.04.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | April 11, 2016 Englishman Danny Willett capitalised on one of one golfing’s biggest capitulations you’ll ever see, to claim the US Masters as defending champion Jordan Spieth let slip a five-shot lead with just the back nine of the tournament to go. So, in light of the American effectively handing the 28-year-old Yorkshireman his first ever Major ... more...

2016 County Championship season: Yorkshire out for Division One hat-trick

| 10.04.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | April 8, 2016 Yorkshire aiming for Division One hat-trick Only Yorkshire, Surrey and Lancashire have won three Division One County Championship titles in succession, and the former are aiming to be the first team to do so since they achieved it from 1966-1968 this season. The 2016 county cricket season begins on Sunday, April 10th, with three fixtures to take... more...

2016 ICC World Twenty20 final: England to get revenge on West Indies

| 03.04.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | April 1, 2016 England v India ICC World Twenty20 final Sunday, April 3rd Play starts: 14:30 BST Eden Gardens, Kolkata Live on Sky Sports 2 England can claim title for a second time England and the West Indies (both 10/11 equal chances for victory with Coral) have lost once apiece already on their way to the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 final, however the former ju... more...

2016 ICC World Twenty20 semis: New Zealand and India fancied to make final

| 31.03.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | March 29, 2016 The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 has reached the semis, and tournament hosts India remain Coral’s favourites to lift the trophy at 5/4. Fellow group winners New Zealand are next at 10/3, with final four foes England still hanging in there at 7/2 and Indian semi opposition the West Indies are 5/1 outsiders. The prospect of heavy hitters Virat Kohli and C... more...