England are 1/12 with Totesport to win the three-match series against Sri Lanka following the pair’s draw in the Second Test at Lords. The hosts hold a 1-0 lead following their victory in Cardiff and they now only need to avoid defeat in next week’s final clash at the Rose Bowl to wrap up the series.
Betfred price the tourists at 8/1 to level matters with a victory in Southampton while England are 4/6 courtesy of bet365 to prevail in the Third Test to record a 2-0 success and William Hill price another draw at 2/1.
Following his century at Lords, Alistair Cook is Stan James’ 7/2 favourite to top score with the bat for the home side, with Jonathan Trott identically price, this time with and Kevin Pietersen a 9/2 chance at Coral. William Hill meanwhile, make Graeme Swann 9/4 to be England’s best bowler in terms of wickets.