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Byline: DEREK McGOVERN

ENGLAND teams can hardly complain about bad draws during World Cups. The football team encountered Ecuador in the last 16 of the football World Cup and the cricket team are on course to meet the might of Ireland in the Super Eights, or Super Sixes as it should now be called.

Duncan Fletcher's boys take on Kenya today and are available as a 1/8 shot.

To back England at that price you would have to be drinking around eight shots of whatever Freddie Flintoff was drinking the other night.

Kenyans may be renowned as among the best in the world when it comes to running but when it comes to accumulating runs they are decidedly average. So are England.

A better bet would be to back Freddie Flintoff to bounce back from his recent embarrassment. By all accounts the pedalo tumbling allrounder hasn't been holding back in practice, chucking down deliveries with the same commitment he downs drinks. …