Cricket Rules

Fixed Odds


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
This is a bet on the amount of runs scored in an innings.  It will be quoted as over/under amount of runs.  i.e. Above 250.5  - 9/10, Below 250.5 - 9/10. if there is any reduction in the scheduled overs to be bowled, all bets will stand provided that 90% or more of the scheduled overs have been bowled, unless of course a team is bowled out. Should less than 90% of the overs not be bowled, all bets will be voided. 

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.



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.    
If a match is cancelled then all bets will be void.
In the event of a tie all match winner bets will be void and stakes refunded.

Test Matches


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.

Spread Betting


Supremacy
Stop Loss: 150 points
A spread on which side will win the match and the margin of victory. If the team that bats first wins the game, they are awarded 1 point for each run they win by. If the team that bats second wins the game, they are awarded 10 points per wicket won by.
The result will be calculated according to the above points system and will take into account the quote at the time the bet was taken. In the event of this match ending in a tie the result will be settled at 0. If the second innings of a limited overs match is reduced in anyway, for whatever reason, all supremacy bets, whether open or closed, will be void. For Test matches the same rules apply as per limited overs supremacy.  Should the test end in a draw or a tie then the market result is zero.
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first and the underdog second.

As an example SA bat first against India and scores 300 runs.  The supremacy is set at SA/England 20 – 30.   If you fancy SA will win the match by more than 30 runs, then you could bet high on the supremacy at 30 and win 1 point for every run over 30 that SA win by or lose 10 points for every wicket England win by and the initial 30 points quoted. If you believe England will lose by less than 20 runs or will win the match then you could bet low on the supremacy at 20 and win 10 points for every wicket England win by plus the initial 20 runs quoted or loose 1 point for every run above 20 that England lose by. The result for the supremacy will be multiplied by the amount of money staked and paid out accordingly.

Total Runs
This is a spread on the total number of runs in an innings. In limited overs, bets are void if less than 90% of the scheduled overs are bowled. In a Test Match, an “incomplete 1st innings” is defined as any 1st innings in which a team has lost less than 8 wickets or fewer than 80 overs are bowled.  A batsman who has retired hurt and does not return to the crease is considered out for the purpose of  this rule.  An “incomplete 2nd innings” is defined as any 2nd innings in which a team is not bowled out and fewer than 20 overs are bowled.  In any Test Match innings, all open or closed bets will be void on the Innings Run Market if the innings is incomplete, according to the definition above.
An innings in which a team is bowled out is obviously complete, however many overs have been bowled.

1st 15 Overs Runs, 1st 6 Overs Runs
A spread on the total amount of runs scored in the 1st 15 overs of this innings.
If the number of overs in the innings are reset to less than 15 by Duckworth-Lewis, then all bets both open and closed will be void.

Batsman Runs

A spread on the total amount of runs this batsman will score in this innings.
All bets on this market will stand, regardless of interruption or abandonment of the match, if at least one ball is bowled in the innings after the batsman in question has come to the crease.

Opening Partnership

This is a spread on the total score at the fall of the first wicket.  If an innings is curtailed due to rain or ends before the fall of the first wicket then the partnership will be the total on which the innings ends.
A batsman who retires hurt is not considered out.  All bets on this market will stand, regardless of interruption of abandonment of the match, if at least one ball is bowled in the innings.

Between 5 and 8 (exclusive)

This refers to "6 or 7 runs" and does not include 5 runs or 8 runs. 

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