England favourites to win First Test against Sri Lanka

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Two Test series gets underway on Thursday

Ahead of their two Test series with Sri Lanka, England have been placed as 11/10 favourites to win the First Test.

Captain Joe Root and his side get underway at Galle International Stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka on Thursday.

Hosts Sri Lanka, led by captain Dimuth Karunaratne, are 7/4 to win the First Test, while the draw is available at 3/1.

Coral’s Harry Aitkenhead said: “England’s cricketers are set to kick off their 2021 this week with the first Test in Sri Lanka, and we make them hot favourites to make it a winning start in a country that they have enjoyed strong success in during recent visits.”

England are also the 5/4 favourites to win the two Test series, with Sri Lanka available at 3/1 and the draw at 13/8.

“Tougher times lie ahead for England, with India on the horizon, and we make them firm favourites to earn a series win,” added Aitkenhead.

England vs Sri Lanka – First Test

11/10 England, 7/4 Sri Lanka, 3/1 Draw

England vs Sri Lanka – Series winner

5/4 England, 3/1 Sri Lanka, 13/8 Draw

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All odds and markets correct as of date of publication.

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