Cricket Rules

Cricket

Match Betting

Who will win the match?

  • All match betting will be settled in accordance with official competition rules.

  • In matches affected by adverse weather, bets will be settled according to the official result. This includes matches affected by a mathematical calculation such as the Duckworth-Lewis method (DL) or the Jayadevan system (VJD).

  • If there is no official result, all bets will be void.

  • In the case of a Tie, if the official competition rules do not determine a winner then Dead Heat rules will apply. In competitions where a Bowl-Off or Super Over determines a winner, bets will be settled on the official result.

  • In First Class matches, if the official result is a Tie, bets will be settled as a Dead Heat between both teams. If the Draw was offered, bets on the Draw will be settled as losers in the case of a Tied match.

  • In County Championship matches where the Draw is not offered, matches will be settled on a Draw No Bet basis (i.e bets void when there is a Draw).

  • If a match is abandoned due to external factors, bets will be void unless a winner is declared based on the official competition rules.

  • If a match is cancelled, all bets will be void if it is not replayed or restarted within 36 hours of its advertised start time.

Match Betting: Double Chance

Will the match result be either of the three options given?

  • A Tie will be settled as a Dead Heat for the teams, and not as a Draw.

  • All match betting will be settled in accordance with official competition rules.

  • If there is no official result, all bets will be void.

Match Betting: Draw No Bet

Who will win the match given that all bets will be void if the match is a draw? 

  • A tie will be settled as a Dead Heat for the teams, and not as a Draw.

  • All match betting will be settled in accordance with official competition rules.

  • If there is no official result, all bets will be void.

Most Sixes

Which team will hit the most sixes? 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited overs matches, Most Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed.

  • In Twenty20 matches, Most Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, and the team is not all out, and has not reached a target to win the match.

  • Only sixes scored from the bat (from any delivery), will count towards the total sixes. Overthrows and extras do not count.

  • Sixes scored in a Super Over do not count.

  • In the event of a Tie, Dead Heat rules will apply.

Most Extras

Which team will have the most extras added to their batting score?

  • If a Tie is not offered, and teams finish with an equal score, Dead Heat rules will apply.

  • In drawn First Class matches, bets will be void if fewer than 200 overs have been bowled, unless settlement of the bet has already been determined.

Highest First Over Runs 

Which team will score the most runs in the first over of their innings?

  • The first over must be completed for bets to stand unless settlement has already been determined. If, during the first over, the innings is ended due to external factors (including bad weather), all bets will be void, unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • Extras and penalty runs in the particular over count towards settlement.

Highest First Group of Overs 

Which team will score the most runs after the first specified number overs of their innings?

  • If the specified number of overs are not complete, the bet will be void unless the team is all out, declares, reaches their target or settlement of the bet has already been determined.

Highest First Wicket Partnership 

Which team will score the most runs before losing their first wicket?

  • If the batting team reaches the end of their allotted overs, reaches their target or declares before the first wicket falls, the result will be the total amassed.

  • For settlement purposes, a batsman retiring injured does not count as a wicket. 

  • In limited overs matches, bets will be void if the innings has been reduced due to external factors (including bad weather), unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, 1st Wicket Partnership bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, 1st Wicket Partnership bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, and the team is not all out and has not reached a target to win the match.  

  • Bets will also be void if one team faces less overs than the opposition, unless settlement of the bet had already been determined before the reduction of overs took place. 

  • In First Class matches, the market refers only to each team’s first innings

Total Match Sixes  

How many sixes will be hit in the match?

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Total Match Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Total Match Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, and the team is not all out and has not reached a target to win the match.  

  • Only sixes scored from the bat (from any delivery), will count towards the total sixes. Overthrows and extras do not count.

  • Sixes scored in a Super Over do not count.

Man of the Match  

Who will be named man of the match?

  • Bets will be settled on the officially declared player or man of the match. 

  • Dead Heat rules apply. 

  • If no man of the match is officially declared, all bets will be void.

Runs in Over

How many runs will be scored in the specified over?

  • The specified over must be completed for bets to stand unless settlement has already been determined. If an innings ends during an over, that over will be considered complete unless the innings is ended due to external factors (including bad weather), in which case all bets will be void, unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be void. 

  • Extras and penalty runs in the particular over count towards settlement.

Boundary in Over

Will there be a boundary scored in the specified over?

  • Only boundaries scored from the bat (from any delivery), will count as a boundary. Overthrows, all run fours and extras do not count as boundaries. 

  • The specified over must be completed for bets to stand unless settlement has already been determined. If an innings ends during an over, that over will be deemed to be complete unless the innings is ended due to external factors (including bad weather), in which case all bets will be void, unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be void. 

  • Extras and penalty runs in the particular over count towards settlement.

Wicket in Over

Will a wicket fall in the specified over?

  • For settlement purposes, any wicket will count, including run outs. A batsman retiring injured does not count as a wicket. If a batsman is timed out or retired out, the wicket is deemed to have taken place on the previous ball.

  • The specified over must be completed for bets to stand unless settlement has already been determined. If an innings ends during an over, that over will be deemed to be complete unless the innings is ended due to external factors, including bad weather, in which case all bets will be void, unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be void. 

  • Extras and penalty runs in the particular over count towards settlement.

Over Odd/Even

Will the number of runs scored in the specified over be odd or even?

  • Zero will be considered an even number. 

  • The specified over must be completed for bets to stand, unless settlement has already been determined. If an innings ends during an over, that over will be considered complete unless the innings is ended due to external factors (including bad weather), in which case all bets will be void, unless settlement has already been determined. 

  • If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be void. 

  • Extras and penalty runs in the over count towards settlement.

Runs in Groups of Overs  

How many runs will be scored in the specified number of overs?

  • If the specified number of overs are not complete, the bet will be void unless the team is all out, declares, reaches their target, or settlement of the bet has already been determined.

Runs in Session  

How many runs will be scored in the specified session?

  • The result is determined by the total number of runs scored in the specified session, regardless of which team has scored them.

  • If less than 20 overs are bowled in a session, bets will be void unless settlement has already been determined.

Innings Runs

How many runs will the batting team score in the current innings?

  • In Test or First Class Matches, Innings Runs bets will be void if fewer than 60 overs are bowled due to external factors (including bad weather), unless the innings has reached a natural conclusion. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Innings Runs bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Innings Runs bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In T10 matches, Innings Runs bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 1 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined.

Innings Fours

How many fours will the batting team hit in their current innings?

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Innings Fours bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Innings Fours bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Only fours scored from the bat (from any delivery) will count towards the total fours. Overthrows, all run fours and extras do not count. 

  • Fours scored in a Super Over do not count.

  • In T10 matches, Innings Fours bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 1 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined.

Innings Sixes

How many sixes will the batting team hit in their current innings?

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Innings Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Innings Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Only sixes scored from the bat (from any delivery) will count towards the total sixes. Overthrows and extras do not count. 

  • Sixes scored in a Super Over do not count unless settlement of the bet has already been determined. 

  • Run Outs in a Super Over do not count. 

  • In T10 matches, Innings Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 1 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined.

Top Runscorer in Innings

Which batsman will score the most runs for the named team?   

  • The result of this market is settled on the batsman with the highest individual score in a team’s innings.

  • Bets will be void if the specified player is not part of the squad.

  • In Test or First Class Matches, Top Runscorer bets will be void if fewer than 60 overs are bowled in the innings due to external factors (including bad weather), unless the innings has reached a natural conclusion. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Top Runscorer bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 25 or more overs after the bet was placed. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Top Runscorer bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 10 or more overs after the bet was placed. 

  • When two or more players score the same number of runs in the innings, Dead Heat rules will apply. 

  • Runs scored in a Super Over do not count.

Top Wicket-Taker in Innings 

Which bowler will take the most wickets for the named team?   

  • The result of this market is settled on the bowler with the highest individual number of wickets in an individual innings. 

  • In Test or First Class Matches, Top Wicket-Taker bets will be void if fewer than 60 overs are bowled in the innings due to external factors (including bad weather), unless the innings has reached a natural conclusion. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Top Wicket-Taker bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 25 or more overs after the bet was placed. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Top Wicket-Taker bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 10 or more overs after the bet was placed.  

  • When two or more players take the same number of wickets in the innings, Dead Heat rules will apply.

  • Bets will be void if the specified player is not part of the squad.

  • If no bowlers take a wicket in an innings, all bets will be void. 

  • Wickets taken in a Super Over do not count.

Batsman Runs 

How many runs will the named batsman score?

  • If the batsman finishes the innings without being declared out, the team reaches the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaches their target, his score will be the final result.

  • If a batsman does not bat, the bet will be void.

  • If a batsman is not in the starting 11, bets will be void. 

  • If a batsman retires injured, but returns later, the total runs scored by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, the final result will remain as it stood when the batsman retired. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Batsman Runs bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Batsman Runs bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement is already determined. 

  • Runs scored in a Super Over do not count.

Batsman Fours

How many fours will the named batsman hit?

  • If a batsman finishes the innings without being declared out, the team reaches the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaches their target, his number of fours will be the final result.

  • If a batsman does not bat, the bet will be void.

  • If a batsman is not in the starting eleven, bets will be void. 

  • If a batsman retires injured, but returns later, the total fours hit by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, the final result will remain as it stood when the batsman retired. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Batsman Fours bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Batsman Fours bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement is already determined. 

  • Only fours scored from the bat (off any delivery - legal or not) will count towards the total fours. Overthrows, all-run fours and extras do not count. 

  • Fours scored in a Super Over do not count.

Batsman Sixes 

How many sixes will the named batsman hit?

  • If a batsman finishes the innings without being declared out, the team reaches the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaches their target, his number of sixes will be the final result.

  • If a batsman does not bat, the bet will be void.

  • If a batsman is not in the starting eleven, bets will be void. 

  • If a batsman retires injured, but returns later, the total sixes hit by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, the final result will remain as it stood when the batsman retired. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Batsman Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Batsman Sixes bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Only sixes scored from the bat (from any delivery) will count towards the total sixes. Overthrows and extras do not count. 

  • Sixes scored in a Super Over do not count.

Batsman Milestones

Will the named batsman reach the specified milestone?

  • If the batsman finishes the innings without being declared out, the team reaches the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaches their target, his score will be the final result.

  • If a batsman does not bat, the bet will be void.

  • If a batsman is not in the starting eleven, bets will be void. 

  • If a batsman retires injured, but returns later, the total runs scored by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, the final result will remain as it stood when the batsman retired. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Batsman Milestone bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Batsman Milestone bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined 

  • Runs scored in a Super Over do not count.

Method of Dismissal  

How will the named batsman be out?

  • If the specified batsman is not out, all bets will be void. 

  • If the specified batsman retires injured, and does not return to bat later, all bets will be void. 

  • If that batsman does return to bat later and is out, bets will stand.

Fall of Next Wicket  

How many runs will the batting team have scored when the next wicket falls?

  • If the batting team reaches the end of their allotted overs, reaches their target, or declares before the specified wicket falls, the result will be the total amassed. 

  • For settlement purposes, a batsman retiring hurt does not count as a wicket. 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Fall of Wicket bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, batsman Fall of Wicket bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined.

Next Man Out  

Which batsman will be the next to be dismissed?

  • If either batsman retires injured or the batsmen at the crease are different from those quoted, the bets placed on both batsmen will be declared void. 

  • If no more wickets fall, all bets will be void.

Method of Next Wicket Dismissal  

By which method will the next wicket fall?   

  • The result will be determined by the dismissal method of the next wicket that falls. 

  • For settlement purposes, a batsman retiring injured does not count as a wicket. 

  • If the specified wicket does not fall, all bets will be void. 

Batsman Match Bet  

Which of the named players will score the most runs?

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Batsman Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Batsman Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Both players must be named in the starting eleven. If either does not subsequently bat, all bets are still settled as normal. 

  • Runs scored in a Super Over do not count.

Bowler Match Bet  

Which of the named players will take the most wickets?

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Bowler Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, Bowler Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Both players must be named in the starting eleven. If either does not subsequently bowl, all bets are still settled as normal. 

  • Wickets taken in a Super Over do not count.

All-Rounder Match Bet  

Which of the named players will score the most points in the player performance scoring system?

  • Points are scored as follows: One point per run, 20 points per wicket, 10 points per catch, 25 points per stumping.

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, All Rounder Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • In Twenty20 matches, All Rounder Match Bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. 

  • Both players must be named in the starting eleven. If either player does not subsequently bat or bowl, then all bets are still settled as normal. 

  • Points scored in a Super Over do not count.

Series Betting  

  • Outright bets on a series will stand as long as at least one match has been completed.

  • If there is a reduction in the number of matches in a series, either during or prior to its commencement, then bets on Series Result, Top Run Scorer and other markets not directly involving the series score will stand.

  • If there is no further action after a bet has been placed (i.e. the series is abandoned) then all bets will be void.

Series Correct Score

  • Bets on the Series Correct Score will be void if the number of scheduled games are not played, unless the settlement of the bet is already determined.

Top Run Scorer In A Series

  • Top Series Batsman bets will stand regardless of whether a player plays or not, unless otherwise stated.

  • At least one Test match must be completed for bets to stand.

  • When two or more players score the same number of runs, Dead Heat rules apply. 

Top Wicket-Taker In A Series 

  • Top Series bowler bets will stand regardless of whether a player plays or not, unless otherwise stated.

  • At least one Test match must be completed for bets to stand. 

  • When two or more players take the same number of wickets, Dead Heat rules apply.

Century in the Match

Will an individual player score a century? 

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Century in the Match bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for either innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed.

  • In Twenty20 matches, Century in the Match bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for either innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, and the team is not all out and has not reached a target to win.

  • Runs scored in a Super Over do not count. 

Player Wickets

  • In One Day Internationals and other 50-Over limited matches, Player Wickets bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by five or more overs after the bet was placed.

  • In Twenty20 matches, Player Wickets bets will be void if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more overs after the bet was placed, and the team is not all out and has not reached a target to win the match.

  • Wickets taken in a Super Over do not count.

  • In First Class/Test matches the market refers only to wickets taken in the first innings, unless otherwise specified.

Venue Change

If the match is no longer being played at the advertised venue, the bet will still stand. This applies as long as the venue has not been changed to the opponent's ground (or in the case of international matches, as long as the venue remains in the same country).