2013 - The Ashes Series Betting
The Ashes is one of the most highly rated cricket tournaments in
the world, perhaps because it dates back to 1882.
It consists of
five Test matches - each with two innings per team - which are contested every 18 to 30 months between the UK and Australia, with
the venue alternating between the two nations.
As one of the world's most popular cricket tournaments, Ashes
betting has always been an important part of the series. Thanks to
the convenience of online sportsbooks, cricket fans all over the
world can quickly and conveniently partake in Ashes betting with
just a few mouse clicks, or even over their smart phones and
The most common Ashes betting is on the overall winner of the
series. With England retaining the Ashes in Australia in 2010/11,
they are the outright favorite to retain it again at home in 2013.
The Ashes got its name during the inaugural 1882/83 series in
England, when a group of ladies from Melbourne presented England
captain Ivo Bligh with an urn containing the ashes of a cricket
bail or a stump to commemorate England's first ever loss on home