March, 01 (LBO) – The cricket World Cup may not have started yet, but inside the online gaming industry, a virtual tournament is already on.
Hot favorite to win the cup is Australia, having won two cups in a row, with odds of 5/2 followed by South Africa at 9/2. Sri Lanka comes third ranked with Windies at best odds of 8/1, though some bookmakers are offering 9/1.
“At the time of their incredible victory in this tournament, Sri Lanka were a genuine specialist one day outfit and provided the blueprint for Australia, in as much as it became apparent that an all-out-attacking opening batsman is a very desirable property,” says the betting advice site, readabet.com.
“The main protagonist, Sanath Jayasuriya is till there, and still performing well, although the man who almost single handily won the final, Aravinda de Silva is long gone.”
Jayasuriya is still favourite to get the first 50 of the tournament.
Bookmaker StanJames is offering odds of 14/1 th