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Cricket One-Day International Series: Australia v England Game 2 Preview & Betting Tips

Much-changed world champions suffer disappointment in Adelaide. Can they bounce back to set up a series decider back at the scene of one of their greatest triumphs?


  • Australia v England
  • One-Day International series, Game Two (of three)
  • Saturday November 19, 2022, 3.20am (UK)
  • Sydney Cricket Ground

If England win at the SCG, they will return to Melbourne aiming for a clean sweep in the Australian leg of their busy winter. They have already won a T20 warm-up series against the Australia plus a T20 World Cup. The ODI series remains alive, but there is no wriggle room for Jos Buttler and co.

Unfortunately, I’m not confident on this one. Australia won comfortably by six wickets chasing 288. Their big guns fired and a number of England’s second-stringers weren’t able to cope.

Again, I’m not sure it’s value enough to suggest this bet, with the hosts hovering either side of the 1/2 mark with the various companies.


Short price makes sense on Aussie top order success

Famous last words? Let’s hope not for the purposes of this tip. But Jason Roy looks like a walking wicket at present alongside opening partner Phil Salt, who is still proving himself at this level.

Australia openers David Warner and Travis Head, meanwhile, shared 147 for the first wicket in pursuit of 288.

I therefore think the 4/5 bet365 are offering on the hosts to post the highest opening partnership is a decent price.

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Graham Hardcastle's Cricket Tips

One-Day International Series, Game Two

Australia to post highest opening partnership is Graham's first bet

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At 4/5 a £10 bet would return £18

ODI Series - Australia v England

November 19, 2022

3:20 am GMT


Stay Head strong with Travis

How frustrating that in the opening ODI we were on opener Travis Head as Australia top bat and we were stung despite him looking in excellent order for 69.

Instead, this time, I would be keen to take the 2/1 Ladbrokes are offering on him to score a fifty in this fixture to ensure it’s all on him.

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Graham Hardcastle's Cricket Tips

One-Day International Series, Game Two

Travis Head to score a fifty looks the best bet at 2/1

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At 2/1 a £10 bet would return £30

ODI Series - Australia v England

November 19, 2022

3:20 am GMT


Buttler a juicy price if top order wickets come

Jos Buttler came to the crease in the 14th over at Adelaide, giving him more than enough time to secure a top bat bet if on-song.

A Dawid Malan century secured that market in ODI one, and Buttler made only 29. But I think the England skipper has shown enough form over the last few weeks to suggest he could secure a boosted 11/2 shot from bet365.

If the Aussies get in and amongst it again with the new ball, then he has a great chance.

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Graham Hardcastle's Cricket Tips

One-Day International Series, Game Two

The England skipper is worth a shot at bet365's boosted price

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At 11/2 a £10 bet would return £65

ODI Series - Australia v England

November 19, 2022

3:20 am GMT


Zampa player of the match looks appealing

We had Adam Zampa as part of a combination bet with Adil Rashid, who was rested at Adelaide. So it would have been stakes returned on those who got on both players to take two wickets. But Zampa indicated excellent form with 3-55.

I would be very interested in a couple of bets here.

The first is the 7/2 Betfair Sportsbook are offering on him to be Australia’s top wicket-taker.

The other, for small stakes, is him to be player of the match, which is 14/1 with the same company. He has taken 14 wickets in six ODI appearances at this venue.

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Graham Hardcastle's Cricket Tips

One-Day International Series, Game Two

Adam Zampa has taken 14 wickets in six ODI appearances at this venue

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At 7/2 a £10 bet would return £45

ODI Series - Australia v England

November 19, 2022

3:20 am GMT


* Betting odds correct at the time of publication. All odds are subject to changes.

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Graham Hardcastle

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Graham Hardcastle is our resident cricket and tennis betting expert at Freebets