Pakistan odds-on for series win after winning first Test

PAKISTAN are now the favourites to win the Test series against England, according to Ladbrokes.

After thrashing England by ten wickets, Pakistan are now odds-on at 1/2 (from 5/2) to triumph in the series and they’re 9/4 to win in the next fixture in Abu Dhabi.

England are also the underdogs at 5/2 for the ODI series, with Pakistan favoured at 6/4. The draw can be backed at 6/4.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “The draw was backed off the boards. The cheers here got louder with every England wicket that fell.”

She added: “England are clearly struggling. The odds now suggest a whitewash isn’t out of the question.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

Series Winner
1/2 Pakistan
5/1 England
3/1 Draw

2nd Test 1
9/4 Pakistan
15/8 England
1/8 Draw

ODI Series (4 matches)
6/4 Pakistan
6/4 Draw
5/2 England


Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.