Tag Archives: Ashes

Stokes odds on favourite for SPOTY following Ashes heroics

Ben Stokes has been placed as the odds on favourite athlete to win the Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) award by Betfair, Sky Bet and other bookmakers following Sunday’s third Ashes Test. Stokes, who has very much been hailed as England’s saviour in the Test, went on batting run which saw the New Zealand-born cricketer hit 135 not out …

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6 of the Best – Square in the Air’s Robin Hutchison

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Robin Hutchison, Director at Square in the Air. Read on to find out about cricketing craziness, a favourite album dilemma and a very good time at the races. Best Holiday Shelter Island in upstate New York at my mate’s pool house last summer. Beautiful place, great weather, and fabulous food. Watched Mayweather …

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Paddy Power pays out on England Ashes following Trent Bridge day 1 blowout

Paddy Power has announced another early pay out in 2015, following the England cricket teams rampant opening day performance against Australia in the fourth test match of 2015 Ashes series. Held at Trent Bridge (Nottingham), the opening day of the fourth Ashes test saw England fast Bowler Stuart Board dismantle the Aussie batting line-up by taking an eight wicket hall. …

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Paddy Power destroys Rolf Harris Ashes advert

Paddy Power marketing has decided to withdraw a planned Ashes billboard advertisement featuring convicted sex offender Rolf Harris. Images of the controversial advert, which carries the image of Australian entertainer and convicted sex offender Rolf Harris and the message “The Only Aussie We Don’t Want to Get Out” were leaked this weekend on Twitter. It is believed that Paddy Power …

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Andy MacKenzie – Spreadex – Five ways to bet on the Ashes

Spreadex’s Andy MacKenzie tells SBC readers where to find the best value for this summer’s Ashes series…. The sun may be shining but it’s still time for some serious sledging. I refer of course to the summer, cricketing kind rather than the winter downhill variety as the Aussies come to town; brash, rash and hoping to thrash England once again. The Mitchell …

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Cricket expert Simon Hughes partners with Betway for this summer’s Ashes

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster and former cricketer Simon Hughes, aka The Analyst, will be providing a detailed blog for online sportsbook Betway on this summer’s Ashes. Hughes, who works for Channel 5, the BBC and The Times, will delve deep under the surface, providing exclusive, expert analysis on all aspects of the series. He will write a blog ahead of each …

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