Cricket betting fans are in for a treat as England arrives in South Africa on the 11th December for a busy and exciting tour.

The tour will consist of four Test Matches, five One Day Internationals (ODI) and two Twenty20 International matches.


The 4 match Test Series which runs from the 26th December to 26th January should provide an exciting platform for online betting. Currently the bets are 11/20 for South Africa to win, 3/1 for England to win and 9/2 for a draw. Betting options are also split further into Englands top bowler and batsman.

Englands Top Bowler – Current betting odds stand as follows:
SCJ Broad current betting odds of 18/10, JM Anderson at 18/10, M Footitt  at 6/1, BA Stokes at  6/1, C Woakes at  8/1, CJ Jordan at 8/1, MM Ali at 10/1, SR Patel at 33/1 and JE Root at 100/1.

Englands Top Batsman – Current betting odds stand as follows:
AN Cook with current betting odds of 5/2, JE Root with 5/2, AD Hales with 11/2, JWA Taylor with 6/1, NRD Compton with 6/1, Ballance with 8/1, BA Stokes with 12/1, JM Bairstow with 12/1, MM Ali with 20/11, JC Buttler with 20/1, SR Patel with 40/1 and C Woakes with 150/1.

The last time England toured South Africa was in 2009-2010, the test series will be remembered for England hanging on nine wickets down in both the Centurion and Cape Town tests to draw both matches and resulting in the test series being drawn 1-1. This was also the last time South Africa played a four-Test series.

England won the ODI series 2-1(with 2 matches being abandoned due to weather) and the two match T20 series was shared 1-1

Says Haroon Lorgat, CEO of CSA: “The tour has already drawn huge interest and promises to be the highlight of our summer with four Test matches being played.”

Cricket betting fans are more than likely closely watching South Africa’s performance in India which is unfortunately below average at the moment. This of course doesn’t bode well for their upcoming battles against England, however  on the South African pace friendly pitches and England arriving from a series against Pakistan the Proteas will go into the series as favourites.

If you would like more information on cricket betting in South Africa, have a read through our handy guide.

Tour Itinerary 2015

December 11: England arrive in SA
December 15-17: SA Invitation XI v England, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
December 20-22: SA Invitation XI v England, Pietermaritzburg Oval
December 26-30: 1st Sunfoil Test match, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Durban

Tour Itinerary 2016

January 2-6: 2nd Sunfoil Test match, Newlands, Cape Town
January 14-18: 3rd Sunfoil Test match, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
January 22-26: 4th Sunfoil Test match, SuperSport Park, Centurion
January 30: 1-day tour match, Diamond Oval, Kimberley
February 3: 1st Momentum ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein
February 6: 2nd Momentum ODI, St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
February 9: 3rd Momentum ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion
February 12: 4th Momentum ODI, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
February 14: 5th Momentum ODI, Newlands, Cape Town
February 17: T20 tour match, SA Invitation XI v England, Boland Park, Paarl
February 19: 1st KFC T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town
February 21: 2nd KFC T20 International, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

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