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England vs West Indies 2020 Series Free Bets

After months of lockdown and uncertainty, the English cricket season is finally set to get underway as England host the West Indies in a three-Test series getting underway on July 8.

Across the series we’ll have all the very finest England vs West Indies betting tips and free bets from the best brands in the business.

How To Get Free Bets For England vs West Indies

Right across the summer we’ll be bringing you the very best England v West Indies free bets.

All the top cricket betting offers will be featured right here, from free bets specifically offered for the Test matches, to the best sign-up offers and more.

Simply scan all the best offers on this page and sign-up to start betting on the series.

Key Dates

The series gets underway on July 8, with three Test matches split between the Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford across the month.

The series was initially scheduled for May and June, but was rescheduled with the full series with key dates found below…

  • First Test – July 8-12, 2020: Ageas Bowl, Southampton
  • Second Test – July 16-20, 2020: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Third Test – July 24-28, 2020: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

England v West Indies Betting Offers

Many of the best bookmakers across the UK are excited by the return of cricket, so have a number of offers already available for the series.

Paddy Power are already offering a number of specials on the series and individual matches, while William Hill have a brilliant bet £10, get £30 in free bets offer for new customers, ideal for the series.

bet365 are also offering up to 100 bet credits for new customers, and 888sport are offering £30 in free bets for new customers too, well worth signing up for.

England vs West Indies Betting Markets

There will be a full set of cricket betting markets for the series, with both outright series odds and match betting odds available.

Among the most popular England vs West Indies betting markets are:

Series Outrights:

  • Series Winner – England is the overwhelming favourite with Bet365 pricing them at 1/10 going into the series
  • Top Run Scorer – Ben Stokes is the favourite here – back him at 7/2 at Boylesports. Although Ollie Pope at 4/1 is worth a punt at Coral
  • Top Wicket Taker – Superstar Jofra Archer is nicely priced at 9/4 at 10bet
  • Correct Score – a 3-0 home sweep is priced at evens at Ladbrokes or you can get 5/2 at Betvictor on England winning 2-0

Individual Test Bets:

  • Test Winner
  • Top Run Scorer
  • Player To Score 50/100
  • Top First Innings Batsman
  • Total Runs in Match Over/Under
  • Leading Wicket Taker
  • Player To Take Five Wickets

Top Players England vs West Indies

Across the series there will be a number of players to keep an eye on.

England announced a squad of 55 players, but it will be the likes of Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and James Anderson most will be looking out for.

For the West Indies, Kemar Roach and Jason Holder will be key men, and many of the side’s hopes will be reliant upon them.

England’s Top Batsmen:

  • Joe Root (misses first Test)
  • Ben Stokes

England’s Top Bowlers:

  • James Anderson
  • Stuart Broad

West Indies Top Batsmen:

  • Jason Holder
  • Shane Dowric

West Indies Top Bowlers:

  • Jason Holder
  • Kemar Roach

 

England v West Indies Test Series 2020 FAQ

England’s first games of the summer can be live streamed via Sky Sports and NowTV, while radio coverage can also be streamed via BBC Test Match Special on 5Live. Many bookmakers will also be offering ball-by-ball coverage through their match centres, perfect for betting as you follow all the action.
England last met the West Indies in 2018/19 when England toured the Caribbean. The three match series was won 2-1 by the Windies. However, the West Indies haven’t won a series in England since 1988.
Brian Lara’s dominance throughout the 1990s and early 2000s has seen him comfortably the top run scorer in the history of the fixture, with a total of 2,983 runs in total. Lara hit the highest ever individual score against England with 400* during the 2003/04 season, beating his previous world record of 375 against the nation a decade earlier. Sir Viv Richards is only just behind him with 2,969 runs with Desmond Haynes having scored 2,392.
The furious bowling of the 1980s and 1990s West Indian attack have secured top spot when it comes to the top wicket takers, with Curtly Ambrose having taken 164 wickets against England. Courtney Walsh has 145, with Malcom Marshall, Lance Gibbs and Michael Holding, all of West Indies, completing the top five.