WEEK AHEAD: Another huge week of sporting action on Betdaq awaits us with Premier League, Champions League, Melbourne Cup and Breeders’ Cup all on the menu plus the T20 World Cup.
WEEKEND: The T20 Cricket World Cup continues to take centre stage this week, which will see the conclusion of the Super 12 stage on Sunday. Australia begin the week (08:00, Sky Sports) against an Ireland side that have been one of the surprise packages of the tournament to date. In the evening Wales look to get their first points on the board in their Rugby League World Cup group, when they take on Papua New Guinea, live on the BBC at 19:30. NFL fans will have to wait up until midnight (Sky Sports) to catch the Cincinnati Bengals hosting their Ohio rivals the Cleveland Browns.
TUESDAY: The early birds will be all over the Melbourne Cup at 04:00. It’s the race that stops a nation and there’s a warm UK favourite in this year’s Flemington renewal. After their shock T20 loss to Ireland last week, England captain Jos Buttler will have to pick his players up if they are to stand a chance against New Zealand on Tuesday morning (08:00, Sky Sports). Later in the day, in the Championship, Sheffield United will be hoping to get back on track when they travel to Bristol City (20:00, Sky Sports). The group stages of the Champions League begin their conclusion (all games 20:00, BT Sport). Liverpool have already qualified for the knockouts and the winner of their tie with Napoli will decide top spot in Group A. Also in Group A Rangers try to avoid a whitewash when they play Ajax, while in Group D, Tottenham need a positive result against Marseille to ensure progression.
WEDNESDAY: India against Bangladesh is the 08:00 (Sky Sports) game in the T20 World Cup on Wednesday morning. Once again attention turns to the football in the evening. Celtic face a trip to the Bernabeu to take on Real Madrid in an early kick-off at 17:45 (BT Sport). There’s a fascinating contest in the Championship, as in-form QPR take on Norwich (19:45, Sky Sports), before two more Champions League fixtures (both 20:00, BT Sport) as Chelsea play Dinamo Zagreb and Man City take on Sevilla, both safe in the knowledge that their place in the knockout stages is already secure.
THURSDAY: It’s a similar story on Thursday, with the cricket getting the day off to a fast start when Pakistan play South Africa at 08:00 on Sky Sports. There’s Europa League and Europa Conference League action in the evening. Hearts take on Istanbul Basaksehir at 15:30 on BT Sport, before Man United play Real Sociedad (17:45) and later West Ham face FCSB and Arsenal take on FC Zurich (all at 20:00 on BT Sport). In among those games, the PGA Tour event from Mexico, the Championship at Mayakoba, tees off from 19:00 on Sky Sports.
FRIDAY: On Friday, the two day Breeders’ Cup meeting gets underway from Keeneland and you can follow the action both nights on ITV Racing. Ireland face New Zealand in the cricket in an early start at 04:00 on Sky Sports. There’s a wait until the evening for the next live action, with coverage of day two’s play from the Championship at Mayakoba beginning at 19:00 (Sky Sports). Northampton Saints face Exeter Chiefs in the Gallagher Premiership from 19:45 (BT Sport), before Reading take on Preston in the Championship at 20:00 (Sky Sports).
SATURDAY: Saturday begins with England’s T20 World Cup game against Sri Lanka (08:00, Sky Sports). The golf from Mexico starts at the earlier time of 12:00 on Sky, while there’s also a lunchtime kick-off in the Championship with Sheffield United v Burnley (12:30) on the same channel. Rugby fans have a big afternoon ahead, beginning with Sale Sharks against Gloucester in the Premiership (13:00, BT Sport) before the Autumn Internationals begin. Scotland play Fiji (13:00), Wales welcome the All Blacks (15:15) and Ireland are up against South Africa (17:30), with all games live on Amazon Prime. There’s also Everton v Leicester in the Premier League (17:30, Sky Sports). It’s the second night of the Breeders’ Cup from Keeneland as the USA trained horses do battle with the Europeans.
SUNDAY: There’s a huge clash in the Premier League with Arsenal travelling to Chelsea for a 12:00 (BT Sport) kick-off. Rangers play St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership (12:00, Sky Sports), and then at 14:00, also on Sky, Newcastle take on Southampton. At 14:15 England play Argentina in the first of their Autumn Internationals, live on Amazon Prime. Tottenham face Liverpool, in another big clash in the Premier League at 16:30 (Sky Sports). There are two Women’s Super League games – Leicester v Arsenal and Man United v Chelsea, live on the BBC (14:00) and Sky Sports (18:45) respectively. Coverage from the final round of the Mayakoba Championship begins at 19:00 on Sky Sports, before Tennessee Titans against the Kansas City Chiefs finishes the week in style (01:10, Sky Sports). Catch the final Super 12 game of the T20 World Cup, Zimbabwe v India, at 08:00 on Sky Sports.