Cricket Rules

Date/Site Changes

If the match is no longer playing at the venue advertised, bets will still stand. This applies if the venue has not been changed to the opponent's ground (or in the case of international matches, if the venue remains in the same country).  Any bets on a game not played on the scheduled date will be cancelled unless there is an official reserve day(s) then bets will stand if played on that day(s).

Minimum Length of Play

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

Cricket Wagers

Match Betting: Who will win the match?

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 County Championship Matches, if Draw was not offered, then wagers will be cancelled if the official result is a tie. If a match is abandoned due to external factors, then bets will be cancelled unless a winner is declared based on the official competition rules.

Match Betting: Double Chance

Will the match result be either of the three options given? A tie will be settled as a dead heat. 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. All match betting will be settled in accordance with official competition rules. If there is no official result, all bets will be cancelled.

Top Runscorer (Batsman) in an Inning(s)

Which batsman will score the most runs for the named team? The result of this market is determined on the batsman with the highest individual score in a team’s innings. Bets will be cancelled if the specified player is not part of the squad. In Test or First Class Matches, Top Runscorer bets will be cancelled 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 overs matches, Top Runscorer bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 10 or more overs after the bet was placed. In The Hundred matches, Top Runscorer bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 50 or more balls. 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 (Bowler) in an Inning(s)

Which bowler will take the most wickets for the named team? The result of this market is determined 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 cancelled 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 overs matches, Top Wicket-Taker bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 10 or more overs after the bet was placed. In The Hundred matches, Top Wicket-Taker bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 50 or more balls. When two or more players take the same number of wickets, the innings dead-heat rules will apply. If no bowlers take a wicket in an innings, then all bets will be cancelled. Bets will be cancelled if the specified player is not part of the squad. If no bowlers take a wicket in an innings, then all bets will be cancelled. Wickets taken in a super over do not count.

Number of Runs/Wickets in A Session

Winning bets must predict the number of runs or wickets in a session. The first session is the period of play between the Start and Lunch. The second session is the period of play between Lunch and Tea. The final session is the period of play between Tea and Close of Play. In the event of less than 20 overs being bowled in a session, all bets will be cancelled. If both teams bat in a session, then bets will be settled on the combined total of runs or wickets.

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 cancelled 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 overs matches, Innings runs bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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 The Hundred matches, Innings Runs bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. In T10 matches, Innings runs bets will be cancelled 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 overs matches, Innings Fours bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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 The Hundred matches, Innings Fours bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet 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. In T10 matches, Innings runs bets will be cancelled 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 overs matches, Innings Fours bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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 The Hundred matches, Innings Sixes bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. Only sixes scored from the bat (off any delivery - legal or not) will count towards the total sixes. 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 runs bets will be cancelled 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.

Team Innings Runs/Match Handicap

In the event of a reduced overs match, otherwise known as Duckworth-Lewis, all these markets will be cancelled.

Run Outs/Total 6's/Total 4’s/ Total Wides/Total Stumpings/Total Ducks/Specials in A One Day or 20/20 Match

In the event of a reduced overs match, otherwise known as Duckworth-Lewis, all these markets will be cancelled, unless line made up prior to reduction in overs.

Run Outs/6's/4’s/Wides /Stumpings/Ducks occurring in a super over do not count.

Batsman Runs

How many runs will the named batsman score? a.) If the batsman finishes the innings not out, as a result of a declaration, the team reaching the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaching their target; his score will be the final result. If a batsman does not bat, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman is not in the starting 11, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman retires hurt, but returns later, then the total runs scored by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, then the final result will be as it stood when the batsman retired. In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Batsman runs bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Batsman Runs bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement is already determined.

Batsman Fours

How many fours will the named batsman hit? If a batsman finishes the innings not out, as a result of a declaration, the team reaching the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaching their target; his number of fours will be the final result. If a batsman does not bat, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman is not in the starting 11, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman retires hurt, but returns later, the total fours hit by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, then the final result will be as it stood when the batsman retired. In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Batsman Fours bets will be cancelled 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 Fours bets will be cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Batsman Fours bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball 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. 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 not out, as a result of a declaration, the team reaching the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaching their target; his number of sixes will be the final result. If a batsman does not bat, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman is not in the starting 11, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman retires hurt, but returns later, the total sixes hit by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, then the final result will be as it stood when the batsman retired. In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Batsman Sixes bets will be cancelled 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 Sixes bets will be cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Batsman Sixes bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. Only sixes scored from the bat (off any delivery - legal or not) will count towards the total. 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 not out, as a result of a declaration, the team reaching the end of their allotted overs, or the team reaching their target; his score will be the final result. If a batsman does not bat, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman is not in the starting 11, then bets will be cancelled. If a batsman retires hurt, but returns later, the total runs scored by that batsman in the innings will count. If the batsman does not return later, then the final result will be as it stood when the batsman retired. In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Batsman Milestone bets will be cancelled 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 The Hundred matches, Batsman Milestone bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined. Runs scored in a super over do not count.

Individual Bowler Wickets

Winning bets must predict the number of wickets taken by an individual bowler in an innings or match. Bets stand provided the bowler has bowled at least one ball. Bets are cancelled if the bowler does not bowl at any stage in the innings or match. Wickets taken in a super over do not count.

Batsman Matchbet

Which of the named players will score the most runs? In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Batsman Matchbets will be cancelled 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 Batsman, Matchbets will be cancelled 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 The Hundred matches, Batsman Match Bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball 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 then subsequently bat, all bets are still settled as normal. Runs scored in a super over do not count.

Bowler Matchbet

Which of the named players will take the most wickers? In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, Bowler Matchbets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of bet is already determined. In Twenty20 matches, Bowler Matchbets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of bet is already determined. In The Hundred matches, Bowler Match Bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball 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 then subsequently bowl, all bets are still settled as normal. Wickets taken in a super over do not count.

All-Rounder Matchbet

Which of the named players will score the most points in the player performance scoring system? Points are scored as follows: 1 point per run, 20 points per wicket, 10 points per catch, 25 points per stumping. In One Day Internationals and other 50 Over limited overs matches, All Rounder Matchbets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of bet is already determined. In Twenty20 matches, All Rounder Matchbets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 3 or more overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of bet is already determined. In The Hundred matches, All Rounder Match Bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball 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 then subsequently bat or bowl, then all bets are still settled as normal. Points scored in a super over do not count.

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 hurt does not count as a wicket. In limited overs matches, bets will be cancelled 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 overs matches, 1st Wicket Partnership bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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.

In The Hundred matches, 1st Wicket Partnership bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball 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 cancelled if one team faces less overs than the opposition, unless settlement of bet had already been determined before reduction of overs took place. In First Class matches the market refers only to each team’s first innings. Both teams must bat.

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 cancelled 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 cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Most Sixes bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the Innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball 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 (off any delivery - legal or not) will count towards the total sixes. 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 Draw is not offered and teams finish with an equal score, then dead heat rules will apply. In First Class Matches that end in a draw, bets will be cancelled if fewer than 200 overs have been bowled, unless settlement of the bet has already been determined.

Highest First Over Runs

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

Total Match Sixes

How many sixes will be hit in the match? In One Day Internationals and other 50 over limited overs matches, Total Match Sixes bets will be cancelled 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 cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Total Match Sixes bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 3 or more 5-ball 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 (off any delivery - legal or not) will count towards the total sixes. 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, then all bets will be cancelled.

Boundary in Over

Will there be a boundary scored in the specified over? Only boundaries scored from the bat (off any delivery - legal or not) 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 then 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 cancelled, unless settlement has already been determined. If the over does not commence for any reason, then all bets will be cancelled. Extras and penalty runs in the particular 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 cancelled, unless the team is all out, declares, reaches their target, or settlement of the bet has already been determined.

Method of Dismissal

How will the named batsman be out? If the specified batsman is not out, then all bets will be cancelled. If the specified batsman retires hurt, and does not return to bat later, then all bets will be cancelled. If that batsman does return to bat later and is out, then 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 overs matches, Fall of Wicket bets will be cancelled 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 Fall of Wicket bets will be cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, batsman Fall of Wicket bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball overs after the bet was placed, unless settlement of the bet is already determined.

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 then 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 cancelled, unless settlement has already been determined. If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be void. Extras and penalty run in the 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 hurt does not count as a wicket. If a batsman is timed out or retired out, then 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 then 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 cancelled, unless settlement has already been determined. If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be cancelled. Extras and penalty run in the over count towards settlement.

Over Odd/Even

Will the number of runs scored in the specified over be odd or even? Zero will be deemed to be 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 then 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 cancelled, unless settlement has already been determined. If the over does not commence for any reason, all bets will be cancelled. Extras and penalty run in the over count towards settlement.

Next Man Out

Which batsman will be the next to be dismissed? If either batsman retires hurt or the batsmen at the crease are different from those quoted, the bets placed on both batsmen will be declared cancelled. If no more wickets fall, all bets will be cancelled.

Method of Next Wicket Dismissal

How will the next batsman be out? The result will be determined by the dismissal method of the next wicket that falls. For settlement purposes, a batsman retiring hurt does not count as a wicket. If the specified wicket does not fall, all bets will be cancelled.

Series Betting

Prices are for the Series outright. Outright bets on a series will stand so 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, for example the series is abandoned, then all bets will be cancelled. Series Correct Score bets will be cancelled if the number of scheduled games are not played, unless the settlement of the bet is already determined.

Century in the Match

Will an individual player score a Century? In One Day Internationals and other 50 over limited overs matches, Century in the match bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for either innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed. In Twenty20 matches, Century in the match bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for either 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. Runs scored in a super over do not count.

Player Wickets

Wickets taken by a player. In One Day Internationals and other 50 over limited overs matches, Player Wickets bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for the innings is reduced by 5 or more overs after the bet was placed. In Twenty20 matches, Player Wickets bets will be cancelled 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. In The Hundred matches, Century in the Match bets will be cancelled if the scheduled number of overs for either innings is reduced by three or more 5-ball 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

Top Runscorer in A Series

Players with most runs scored 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 will apply.

Top Wicket-Taker in A Series

Player with most Wickets taken in 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 will apply.