Ashes First Test Preview

With an asterisk next to their World Cup “win” and just avoiding embarrassment against the Irish there’s never been a time to…

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Cricket isn’t only Australia’s favourite pastime, it’s also our national sport and dominates the summer months every year. Cricket is generally at its most popular in Commonwealth nations and has a rich history within the sporting world, but also within the betting landscape.

The relationship between cricket and betting spans back to the early 1800s, but its popularity has skyrocketed since the turn of the century and more specifically, since the creation and implementation of the Twenty20 format. The fast nature of both the game itself and the ability to hold several games each day has led to a massive following and subsequently, there is almost countless cricket betting options.

Further to the Australian Big Bash, the rise of the Indian Premier League has helped to bring cricket to the forefront of international sporting focus and it is easy for a punter to find a cricket betting on any professional fixture occurring anywhere in the world.