Cricket is a game of three different variants, all of which evolved from the traditional form – Test Cricket, a five day game contested around the world at an elite level containing just 10 teams.
The second version is a match contested over one day, with a 50-over (300 balls bowled) limit, which includes various restrictions are imposed to make it more entertaining for viewers and spectators alike.
Finally, there is T20 cricket, which has exploded in recent years thanks in part to the huge Indian Premier League, more commonly known as IPL.
As with every sport in the globalised society of today, there are endless markets in a match of cricket for a punter to profit from, should he have the winners’ luck.
There are huge variables in cricket matches which are extrapolated by the length of the game, meaning these variables can set apart the contestants even more when the game is not shortened.
The following is a guide specifically written to help the reader to understand the concepts of cricket betting markets, more specifically in the test match and one day formats. (more…)