Brisbane, Nov.30 (ANI): England has now overtaken Australia as favourite to win the Ashes series in 2010-11.
The Herald Sun reveals that at TAB Sportsbet, England has firmed $2.30 to win the series with Australia now out to $2.40 and a drawn series out to $4.50. When series betting opened in May, Australia was a $1.68 favourite with England at $5.50 and the draw at $4.50.
On the eve of the first Test Australia was $1.83 to win the series with England at $3.00. At Betfair there is a keen tussle for favouritism, with Australia at $2.44 to win the series, England at $2.54 and the draw at $4.75. England at one stage firmed into outright favourite at $2.52.
At sportsbet.com.au England and Australia are also equal favourites at $2.40, with a drawn series at $4.50. Sportsbet.com.au has Australia narrow favourites for the second Test in Adelaide at $2.60, just in front of England at $2.70 with the draw at $2.90.