England v India 2nd Test – Betting Tips and Predictions
Check out our expert picks for this match. These include the latest odds and best betting site prices.
Back Anderson for Top Bowler
James Anderson is England’s top wicket-taker at Lord’s and the forecast cloud cover could help him to get the ball swinging.
He took nine wickets the last time he faced India in a Test match at Lord’s.
It would be no surprise to see him causing more problems and using the conditions to his advantage.
Anderson can be backed at 3.2 with bet365 to be England’s top first-innings bowler.
Burns is a Value Option
Rory Burns has struggled recently but there was a lot to like about his previous match at this ground.
He struck a fine 132 in the first innings against New Zealand and can be the man to finally help England build a much-needed foundation.
Sibley will be much more vulnerable to the ball coming back into his pads and Zak Crawley is also out of form. Root is the obvious danger but picking Burns at a bigger price offers some value.
He can be backed at 5.5 with bet365 to be England’s first-innings top run-scorer.
India to Have Highest Opening Partnership
While Burns could go well being back at Lord’s, it’s hard to have too much confidence in the top order generally.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made a solid start in the first Test, especially Rahul’s 84.
Backing them to do the same again looks an interesting bet at 1.73 with 1xBet.
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