Varun Chopra has hit two T20 tons for Essex

NatWest T20 Blast betting tips

Simon Crawford has a 6/1 pick for tonight's clash at Hove in the NatWest T20 Blast, and a tasty double elsewhere.

Joe Root & Alastair Cook

Cook & Root star for England

Alastair Cook and Joe Root both hit centuries for 1/10 favourites England on day one of the day-night Test against West Indies.

Mitchell Starc

Australia rest Starc

Mitchell Starc has been left out of Australia's squad for their limited-overs tour of India with the aim of safeguarding him for this winter's Ashes series.

Adam Lyth celebrates his century

Yorkshire's Lyth makes history

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth broke the record for the highest British domestic T20 score as he hit a brilliant 161 against Northamptonshire.

England celebrate a 3-1 victory over South Africa

August fixtures and results

Check out all August's major cricket results and fixtures from around the globe.

Racing Tips

Fighting Temeraire

Value Bet: Fighting chance

Ben Linfoot's Value Bet column has been in fine form in recent weeks and he has four selections for Saturday's action at Ripon, Newbury and Newmarket.

Catching Pigeons: Go, Johnny, Go!

Johnny Barnes is the banker bet at Doncaster on Saturday as Catching Pigeons provides all the gossip and tips from the gallops.

Another Batt (right) is backed to win on Saturday

Man On The Spot: Batt-le commences

Resident tipster Man On The Spot previews Saturday's TV action, while you can check out all of Sky Bet's big racing offers.

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17:30 Catterick
Pete So High
J: Mr Alex Ferguson
J: Mr S Walker
J: Miss S Brotherton

Football Tips

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino

Premier League betting tips

Our tipster David John says Southampton can turn on the style against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Reading players celebrate

Sky Bet EFL betting tips

Our Nick Hext makes Reading his best bet in the Sky Bet EFL this weekend.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.