Interview: ED HAWKINS: Ed is a cricketing analyst, journalist, anti-corruption expert and published author. Currently the cricketing correspondent for betting.betfair – and host of the ‘Cricket Only Bettor’ podcast on the same platform – he is a three time Sports Journalists’ Association Betting Writer of the Year award winner and won the Wisden Book of the Year award for ‘Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy’. After that book, which was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2013, he educated the ECB’s anti-corruption unit and advised the MCC. In 2019 he embarked on his second project, ‘The Men On Magic Carpets: Searching For The Superhuman Sports Star.’ He has written for The Times, Sunday Times and Daily Mail. Meeting Ed Hawkins with William Kedjanyi.
ED HAWKINS (part 1 of 3)
In part one, Ed tells us how he developed a love for betting thanks to his father – Chris Hawkins, The Guardian’s racing correspondent for 29 years – his early days travelling up and down the country’s racecourses, the idea that inspired for him to write ‘The Men On Magic Carpets’ and the process behind his latest writing project – working with Michael Holding on ‘Why We Kneel, How We Rise’.
ED HAWKINS (part 2 of 3)
In part 2, Ed talks through the way his punting methods have changed over the years as the amount of data available to cricket bettors has exploded, and how you can use that to your advantage.
ED HAWKINS (part 3 of 3)
In Part 3, Ed gives a cricketing masterclass as he shows us how he approaches different markets with insight into some of the methods used to find his sections, and his three do’s and don’ts of betting!