Dave Tickner

  • Last Updated: October 4 2016, 10:59 BST

Northants were picked out as 9/2 winners of the T20 Blast
Northants were picked out as 9/2 winners of the T20 Blast

Name: Dave Tickner

Specialist sport: Cricket

Notable successes: Dave is in overall profit once again for 2016  having highlighted a number of successful bets from the popular Friday night T20 Blast fixtures and also calling the Finals Day spot on with 9/2 winners Northants Steelbacks. 

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.

  • Five-star India can rout England

    Dave Tickner expects India to thrash England in the five-Test series that starts this week.

    Monday November 7 2016, 17:32 GMT
    Ashwin and India can dominate England, says our Dave Tickner
  • Tigers can win Dhaka cracker

    Dave Tickner is backing Bangladesh to build on their Chittagong efforts and win the second Test against England.

    Tuesday October 25 2016, 17:04 BST
    Bangladesh can register a first Test win against England
  • City to repeat the trick

    Manchester City are taken to repeat last month's Old Trafford win in our preview of Wednesday's EFL Cup ties.

    Tuesday October 25 2016, 16:39 BST
    City can repeat their Old Trafford victory
  • Captain Cook to lead from front

    Dave Tickner is backing a pair of opening batsmen to star in the Bangladesh v England Test series.

    Thursday October 20 2016, 10:52 BST
    Alastair Cook: Can perform again in Asian conditions
  • Two will do for Three Lions

    Dave Tickner thinks it'll pay not to expect too much from England against Malta, while also tipping Scotland to win on Saturday.

    Saturday October 8 2016, 16:54 BST
    England will win - but our expert says expectations should be kept to a realistic level
  • Tigers look grrreat value

    Dave Tickner rates Bangladesh one of the cricket bets of the year in the ODI series v England.

    Wednesday October 5 2016, 13:16 BST
    Bangladesh can celebrate another home series win
  • Dernbach time in Lord's final

    Dave Tickner previews the Royal London One-Day Cup final, with Jade Dernbach tipped to star once more.

    Saturday September 17 2016, 10:47 BST
    Jade Dernbach has been in fine form in this competition
  • Northants can upset the T20 stars

    Several big names are involved on NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, but Dave Tickner is backing Northants to prevail.

    Friday August 19 2016, 15:58 BST
    Northants can repeat their 2013 triumph on Finals Day
  • Jonny B good for Vikings

    Side with Jonny Bairstow and Ben Duckett in Thursday's Royal London One-Day cup games, says Dave Tickner.

    Thursday August 18 2016, 14:40 BST
    Jonny Bairstow can carry his England form into Yorkshire's game
  • Moeen key to Rapids' hopes

    Dave Tickner previews Wednesday's two Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals and backs Worcestershire for victory.

    Wednesday August 17 2016, 11:17 BST
    England all-rounder Moeen Ali is available for Worcestershire
  • Bowlers to dominate at The Oval

    Dave Tickner previews the crucial fourth Test between Pakistan and England, and expects bowlers to come out on top.

    Tuesday August 9 2016, 16:48 BST
    England's bowlers have kept Pakistan quiet
  • Anderson the Birmingham bet

    Dave Tickner previews the third England v Pakistan Test, with James Anderson backed to star with the ball.

    Wednesday August 3 2016, 09:25 BST
    James Anderson can be celebrating once more at Edgbaston
  • Pakistan can do it again

    Pakistan can repeat their Lord's victory over England when the teams head north to Manchester this week, says Dave Tickner.

    Wednesday July 20 2016, 16:15 BST
    Asad Shafiq: Can help Pakistan to victory at Old Trafford
  • Take on Tykes again in T20

    Dave Tickner looks at Friday night's T20 Blast coupon, and feels struggling Yorkshire have to be taken on.

    Friday June 24 2016, 18:23 BST
    Glamorgan feature in a top-of-the-table clash with Surrey
  • Tourists value for ODI tonic

    Despite being outclassed in the Test series, Sri Lanka are capable of competing with England over five ODIs says Dave Tickner.

    Tuesday June 21 2016, 14:03 BST
    Angelo Mathews' side can shock England in the one-day series
  • Goals expected in Poland win

    Dave Tickner expects plenty of goals in a win for Poland over Northern Ireland as we preview Sunday's Euro 2016 action.

    Sunday June 12 2016, 22:16 BST
    Poland: Provide a very tough opening test for Northern Ireland
  • Falcons can soar at Trent Bridge

    We've had three odds-against winners in our last three T20 Blast tips, and Dave Tickner is siding with another outsider.

    Friday June 10 2016, 20:09 BST
    Derbyshire can make it three wins out of four on Friday night
  • With pressure off, Cook can shine

    Our Dave Tickner makes Alastair Cook and Nuwan Pradeep the men to follow in the third Test at Lord's.

    Thursday June 9 2016, 14:30 BST
    Alastair Cook: Relieved of pressure for third Test
  • Go for goals with big-priced trio

    Dave Tickner picks out three big-price fancies against the field in the Euro 2016 top goalscorer market.

    Tuesday June 7 2016, 08:14 BST
    Poland's Arkadiusz Milik looks over-priced
  • Swift revenge for Lancashire

    Dave Tickner expects Lancashire to regain some Roses bragging rights when they face Yorkshire in the T20 Blast.

    Friday June 3 2016, 16:29 BST
    Defending champions Lancashire can get their first win of this campaign