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.

  • 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
  • Cup of cheer for Northants

    Dave Tickner previews the Royal London One-Day Cup and backs Northants to prevail at a big price.

    Sunday June 5 2016, 12:08 BST
    Northants can overachieve again in white-ball cricket
  • Herath can profit from SL woes

    Dave Tickner expects another easy win for England against Sri Lanka but Rangana Herath can impress - at 100/1.

    Thursday May 26 2016, 09:13 BST
    Rangana Herath is the man to follow in Durham
  • Back Shark attack in T20

    Our tipster Dave Tickner has two against the field in this year's NatWest T20 Blast at 16/1 and 33/1.

    Thursday May 19 2016, 16:04 BST
    Luke Wright's Sussex can claim T20 glory
  • Jonny B good at Headingley

    Dave Tickner previews the England v Sri Lanka Test series and backs Jonny Bairstow for a fast start on home soil.

    Monday May 16 2016, 20:43 BST
    Jonny Bairstow: Loves batting at Headingley
  • Goals in store at Etihad

    Dave Tickner expects Real Madrid to take a first-leg lead at Manchester City with plenty of goals on the cards.

    Tuesday April 26 2016, 19:37 BST
    Cristiano Ronaldo: Passed fit for Man City clash
  • Spurs to win - after a wait

    Dave Tickner is backing Spurs to close the gap on leaders Leicester with victory over Stoke on Monday - but only after a stern test.

    Monday April 18 2016, 19:55 BST
    Tottenham: Will have to work hard for victory over Stoke
  • Reds can pick off Cherries

    Liverpool can become the latest team to get stuck into Bournemouth on Sunday and we're backing them at a big price.

    Sunday April 17 2016, 15:33 BST
    Liverpool can build on a special European night