What is Cricket?

Cricket is a non-contact team sport that uses a bat and ball. was played in England 500 years ago, and the first national team match (England-Australia) took place in 1861. In 1909, the International Cricket Council was founded, which currently includes national federations of 106 countries. There are several varieties of the game with their own rules. The main type – two teams, each of which has 11 athletes, take turns to hit the ball with bats, trying to earn points, and at the same time prevent their opponents from scoring them. In some ways cricket is similar to baseball, but there is no time limit (in the ODI format, the match goes on all day long). The game is played on an oval pitch. In the center is a circle with a diameter of 20 meters (“pitch”), where all the main actions take place. The two teams take turns batting or pitching the ball.

Types of Cricket Betting

Bookmakers offer the following main types of cricket bets:

Winner of the toss. It is proposed to determine which team will be the first to serve the ball and which team will be the first to bat. Of course, this bet is designed only on the luck of the bettor;

  • The winner of the match (1X2)
  • The best player of the match (several options are offered)
  • Best bundle of players (a group of 2-3 people who brought their team the most points)
  • Best bowler (pitcher) and batsman (batter) in the match
  • Total points (runs)
  • Total wickets
  • Individual point totals
  • Betting with forfeits
  • Exact score on wounds
  • Long term bets.

Cricket Betting Tips

Perhaps the main advice to those who are going to place bets on cricket is to thoroughly study the rules of the sport, especially since there are a lot of nuances in them. Of course, you must have information not only about the opposing teams, but also about their leading players. Other important tips are listed below.

Matches here take quite a long time, so it may be optimal to bet in live. There is no need for any quick action in this case, there is time to think hard and make an informed decision on the bet. Most often within one tournament meet approximately equal in strength teams, so the odds on the outsider and the favorite do not differ much. The exception can be national team matches, where the leading teams often win with a big difference. On the other hand, the defeat of the favorite is very rare, so the quotes of the BC, as a rule, as accurately reflect the balance of power. Also take into account the weather conditions, which can affect not only the result of the game, but also its holding in principle. It happens that matches are postponed and even remain unplayed due to heavy rain, fog, etc.

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