11. January 2011 23:42
England have had five whole days to reach the most important decision they have remaining on this tour: Should they finish Australia with the Jax Arm Rip or the Shang Tsung Soul Drain or maybe even go with the Sexuality!
It might not work out like that though, it could be a classic overconfident backfire situation for England who are still riding the high from one of the great series victories for any touring side in Australia.
Either way we can still bet on the game. First off the bat I really like the Australian openers over the English ones. Watson and Warner get to face Tremlett and Bresnan or Shahzad whilst Bell and Davies have to face Lee and Tait. You can back the Ws to outscore England in the first six at 1.85 at CricketBetLive.
I am perpetually confused by Michael Yardy. He's clearly not the most talented cricketer in the world but his performances have consistently helped the England T20 side and he's been a key part of the seven consecutive victories they have mustered going back to the World T20 last year. Whilst he bats at seven I really like the over on his points line of 26.5*.
* 20 points per wicket, 1/run, 10/catch, 25/stumping.
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