Dave Tickner

  • Last Updated: September 29 2014, 16:04 BST

Yorkshire: Tipped up at 13/2
Yorkshire: Tipped up at 13/2

Name: Dave Tickner

Specialist sport: Cricket

Notable successes: Made more than 25 points of profit on 2014 County Championship ante-post previews, including tipping Yorkshire for the title at 13/2; Northants to win the 2013 Friends Life t20 was another impressive winner at a whopping 28/1.

Twitter: @tickerscricket

Profile: Dave joined sportinglife.com in September 2005, and fittingly his first day was the memorable Monday when England regained the Ashes at The Oval. Dave's in-depth cricket knowledge and mastery of Statsguru allow him to identify the trends for teams, grounds and players when seeking out the value in international cricket. Also a keen follower of the domestic game - as his tipping record shows.

  • Broad appeal at Edgbaston

    Dave Tickner previews the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston and he fancies Stuart Broad to excel with the ball once again.

    Monday July 27 2015, 12:40 BST
    Stuart Broad: A decent bet at 5/1 to take most first-innings wickets
  • Warwicks best for Royal result

    Our cricket expert Dave Tickner has 12/1 and 33/1 outright picks for the Royal London One-Day Cup.

    Wednesday July 22 2015, 09:45 BST
    Warwickshire are fancied for the Royal London One-Day Cup
  • Root and Lyon to star at Lord's

    Dave Tickner previews the second Ashes Test at Lord's, with Joe Root and Nathan Lyon the men tipped to star.

    Thursday July 16 2015, 20:32 BST
    Joe Root can again lead the way for England
  • Cook to make bad first impression

    Dave Tickner previews the first Ashes Test, and expects a trend for Alastair Cook to struggle first up to continue.

    Tuesday July 7 2015, 10:58 BST
    Cook: Struggles in the first innings of a series
  • Broad appeals as top bowler

    Dave Tickner takes a look at the top batsman and bowler markets for the 2015 Ashes series.

    Monday July 6 2015, 15:21 BST
    Stuart Broad: Can continue his fine record in Ashes series
  • Aussies to rise from the Ashes

    Dave Tickner previews the 2015 Ashes series and expects Australia to come out on top but England can win a Test.

    Wednesday July 8 2015, 08:37 BST
    Australia can prevail in this summer's Ashes series
  • Take another Rapids Blast

    Dave Tickner previews Friday night's NatWest T20 Blast action and backs Worcestershire for victory.

    Friday July 3 2015, 19:41 BST
    Daryl Mitchell and Worcesterhire can triumph on Friday
  • Have a Blast with the Foxes

    Dave Tickner previews Friday night's action in the NatWest T20 Blast and reckons Leicestershire are overpriced.

    Friday June 26 2015, 17:18 BST
    Grant Elliott: Returns for Leicestershire against Yorkshire
  • Time for Big Ben to chime

    Dave Tickner expects Ben Stokes to shine in the one-off T20 clash between England and New Zealand.

    Tuesday June 23 2015, 19:08 BST
    Ben Stokes: Runs and wickets in the ODIs after Lord's Test heroics
  • Go with G-force on Friday night

    Dave Tickner previews Friday night's NatWest T20 Blast action and backs Gloucestershire and Glamorgan to deliver.

    Friday June 19 2015, 19:14 BST
    Michael Klinger has been in superb form for Gloucestershire
  • Morgan too big to bounce back

    Dave Tickner previews England's ODI series with New Zealand and says Eoin Morgan can put a poor World Cup behind him.

    Tuesday June 9 2015, 09:04 BST
    Eoin Morgan: Can return to form against New Zealand
  • Anderson can swing it for England

    Our Dave Tickner is backing James Anderson to continue his fine recent form when England take on New Zealand.

    Thursday May 21 2015, 15:32 BST
    James Anderson: Can continue to lead England's attack
  • Bears repeating in T20 Blast

    Birmingham Bears and Sussex are Dave Tickner's picks for this season's NatWest T20 Blast.

    Thursday May 14 2015, 09:05 BST
    Brendon McCullum can make a huge difference for the Birmingham Bears
  • Root to take hold again

    Joe Root's impressive form makes him the bet for the third Test between West Indies and England which starts on Friday.

    Friday May 1 2015, 15:50 BST
    Root: Has top-score in five of England's last nine first innings
  • Draw comfort in Grenada

    Dave Tickner previews the second West Indies v England Test and expects another stalemate in Grenada.

    Wednesday April 22 2015, 09:06 BST
    Moeen Ali: Can shine on his return to the Test side
  • Essex the only way to go

    Our Dave Tickner previews Division Two of the LV= County Championship with Essex - and an 80/1 shot - among his tips.

    Friday April 10 2015, 14:44 BST
    Jesse Ryder: Impressed at Essex last season and is back for more
  • Durham offer champion value

    Dave Tickner brings you his team-by-team guide to County Championship Division One, and backs Durham for glory.

    Thursday April 9 2015, 08:34 BST
    Durham can repeat their 2013 title success
  • Kiwis to exploit Warner bothers

    Dave Tickner previews the Cricket World Cup final and backs New Zealand's bowlers to get the better of David Warner.

    Sunday March 29 2015, 08:30 BST
    David Warner has struggled at the top of the order
  • Ro in with Sharma

    Dave Tickner expects Australia to prove too strong for India in the World Cup semi-final, but backs Rohit Sharma to go well.

    Thursday March 26 2015, 08:36 GMT
    Rohit Sharma celebrates his century against Bangladesh
  • Early strike for Boult and co

    Dave Tickner previews the Cricket World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa and expects an early wicket.

    Tuesday March 24 2015, 09:43 GMT
    New Zealand can strike early once more