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.

  • 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
  • Draw profit from Super Sunday

    Our team preview a crucial Super Sunday in the Barclays Premier League featuring both Leicester City and Tottenham.

    Sunday April 10 2016, 16:01 BST
    Sunderland can frustrate leaders Leicester on Sunday
  • Use your Ed in Division Two

    Dave Tickner previews the 2016 County Championship Division Two season and offers 25/1 and 33/1 top batsman tips.

    Tuesday April 19 2016, 10:27 BST
    Ed Joyce: Can bounce back to top form for Sussex
  • Tykes set for three in a row

    Dave Tickner previews the 2016 County Championship Division One season, and expects more success for Yorkshire.

    Tuesday April 19 2016, 10:27 BST
    Yorkshire: Title favourites but should be shorter
  • Windies can spin it to win it

    Dave Tickner previews the mouth-watering World Twenty20 final between England and West Indies.

    Friday April 1 2016, 20:07 BST
    The West Indies are backed to be celebrating again on Sunday
  • Windies just too big

    Dave Tickner previews the World Twenty20 semi-finals, with the West Indies simply too big to beat India on Thursday.

    Thursday March 31 2016, 09:00 BST
    West Indies have the firepower to eliminate the hosts
  • Kohli a bet on home soil

    Dave Tickner looks at the batting and bowling markets for the World T20, with a confident pick and a 250/1 punt.

    Thursday March 17 2016, 13:17 GMT
    Virat Kohli: Can lead the way for India