With less than a week to go until the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, let’s look at how the odds are stacked for what promises to be an extravagant tournament.
England are the favourites! Shouldn’t come as a surprise as the English have won about every single ODI series they’ve been involved in the last 24 months.
Winning odds: bet365 – 2, Skybet – 2
The winners of 2011 edition and two-time champions, India are second-best side as per the odds.
Winning odds: bet365 – 11/4, Skybet – 11/4
The most successful ODI outfit, five-time champions Australia come into the mega-event riding high on the confidence of a series win against India.
Winning odds: bet365 – 4, Skybet – 9/2
The runner-up at 2015 World Cup edition, New Zealand come into the tournament as a settled unit that can go deep.
Winning odds: bet365 – 10 , Skybet – 8
South Africa have had excellent campaigns but have not been able to cross the last hurdle. Can they brush aside the infamous choker’s tag this time?
Winning odds: bet365 – 10, Skybet – 10
The winners of the last ICC major tournament, ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Pakistan can never be ruled out. They can put forth a surprise again.
Winning odds: bet365 – 14 , Skybet – 12
Windies have not enjoyed much success after triumphs in the first two World Cup editions. However, they have an exciting squad to cause turbulence for others.
Winning odds: bet365 – 16, Skybet – 14
Sri Lanka have not had the best of results in white-ball cricket in last couple of years. But, did anyone gave them a chance at the 1996 World Cup?
Winning odds: bet365 – 50, Skybet – 40
Bangladesh made the quarter-final in the last edition of the mega event. Sure, they will cause a couple of upsets this time around as well.
Winning odds: bet365 – 80, Skybet – 80
The rise of Afghanistan Cricket nothing less than a fairytale. The spirited Afghans can take some forward strides at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and build on the reputation.
Winning odds: bet365 -100, Skybet – 80