Cricket Rules

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Outright Betting

A bet on who will win the tournament. Place betting may be offered.
If a team does not start the tournament then bets on that team will be voided and stakes refunded. A scratching and deduction rule may apply.

Match Betting
A bet on who will win the match.

To win the Toss
This is a bet where you can select which team will win the toss. 

Top Team Batsman
This is a bet on which batsman will score the most runs in an innings.  In a Test Match, this pertains to the first Innings only. The minimum prescribed overs that constitute a completed Innings, must be bowled for bets to stand. Dead Heat Rules apply. Bets placed on any player not in the starting 11 are void. Bets on players who are selected but do not bat will be settled as losers.

Top Team Bowler
This is a bet on which bowler will take the most wickets.  In a Test Match, this pertains to the first Innings only. Should the game be shortened all bets will still stand and be settled sccordingly. Dead Heat Rules do not apply, should two bowlers take the same amount of wickets, the bowler with a lower economy will be announced as the winner. Bets placed on any player not in the starting 11 are void. Bets on players who are selected but do not bowl will be settled as losing bets. 

Pre-match exotics
All pre-match exotics will be resulted should the minimum overs be bowled to constitute a game. These include the following:

- Top Batsmen, Top Bowler, Total Run Outs, Most Match Sixes, Highest opening partenership, 1st wicket method.


Total Runs
Unless stated otherwise, at least 90% of the full number of scheduled overs in a 50 Overs match and 100% of scheduled overs in a 20Overs match must be bowled in order for unresulted bets on runs and wicket markets to stand, except where the innings has reached its natural conclusion or further play cannot affect the result.

Highest Opening Partnership

This is a bet on which of the two competing sides will have the highest runs total at the fall of the first wicket in their respective innings.  In a Test Match, this pertains to the first Innings only.  In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies.

Most Sixes
This is a bet where you can select which team will score the most sixes in a match.  You can select either of the two teams or the "draw/tie" result. The minimum prescribed overs that constitute a completed Innings, must be bowled for bets to stand.

Highest First 15/Highest First 6
This is a bet where you can select which team will score the highst 1st 15/highest 1st 6 Over's runs.  In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies. The full fifteen or six (whichever is applicable to the match) overs must be bowled for bets to stand.  Should the applicable overs not be bowled, all bets will be refunded.

Session Runs

Extras and Penalty Runs will be included. 20 overs must be included for bets to stand. 

 

ODI, Twenty/20, other Limited Overs Matches


Match Betting

Matches affected by adverse weather bets will be governed by the official competition rules with the following exception: if a match is decided on either a bowl out or the toss of a coin then all bets will be void. In competitions where a super over determines a winner then bets will be settled on the official result.

If a match is postponed by 48 hours or less all bets will stand. If a match is postponed by more than 48 hours all bets will be void.

In the event of a tie being the final result all bets will be void and stakes refunded.


Test Matches

Innings Runs - A mInimum of 50 overes must be bowled, unless the team is All Out or Declares the innings. If 50 overs are not bowled all bets are voided with the exception of bets that already determined.


Match Betting
If a Test Match is tied all draw bets are losers and a dead heat between the two sides is declared. If a match is abandoned due to outside interference then bets will be made void. In drawn games a minimum of 200 overs must be bowled, otherwise bets void.

First Innings Lead
This is a bet where you can select which team will have scored the most runs in the 1st innings of a test match. In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies.

A 100 to be Scored in the First Innings

Bets are struck on the 1st innings of the match, the settlement of which is determined by the team batting 1st (as opposed to both teams). The innings must be completed (declarations count) otherwise bets are void unless settlement is already determined. This market is based on a centurary (as opposed to 100 runs) being scored.

Pre-Match

For events in the Cricket World Cup where a team is defined as 'Home' in a market, this will be the team listed first on the fixture, i.e. Team A. Where a team is defined as 'Away; in a market, this will be the team listed SECOND on the fixure, i.e., 'Team B'. The tersm 'Home' and 'Away' have no reference to geographical region.

Match Handicap

The handicap is added at the end of the match. If the team batting first wins or ties the match then Runs Handicap will be used for settlement purposes.

The result of a match is a tie when the scores are equal at the conclusion of play, but only if the side batting last has completed its innings (i.e. all innings are completed, or, in limited-overs cricket, the set number of overs has been played or play is terminally stopped by weather or bad light). 

If team batting second wins the match then Wickets Handicap will be used for settlement purposes. If a match is abandoned due to outside interference then bets will be void. If the match is affected by weather or any other delay and overs are reduced in either innings then all bets will be void.

Next Man Out

A bet on which batsman will be the next one out. Bets on this market are void if both batsmen finish not out. Bets will be void if a batsman retires hurt.

 

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