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Cricket Tips, Previews & Predictions
Cricket Betting Tips
Cricket is among the top 10 most popular sports in the world with approximately 125 countries playing the sport. Originating in England, the game of cricket spread throughout the British Empire and remains incredibly popular in England, South Africa, the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand.
Test cricket, the original form of cricket, is played over five days and can often end in a draw. The most famous and important Test series undoubtedly The Ashes, a five game series between England and Australia that began in 1882.
Limited overs cricket featuring 50 overs a side began in 1963 with the first international played in 1971 and the first Cricket World Cup taking place in England in 1975. A new limited overs form has made an immediate impact in recent years, with the rise of Twenty20 adding to the popularity and growth of cricket around the world.
Many famous cricket players have become part of a nations psyche. Australia’s Don Bradman is widely regarded as the best player of all time, but each cricketing nation has a host of heroes. Pakistan’s Wasim Akram, Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, West Indies’ Brian Lara, England’s Ian Botham and the Little Master himself, India’s Sachin Tendulkar, just to name a few.
At Freetips.com we provide regular Cricket Tips including our Head to Head, Top Runscorer, Most Runs, Innings/Match Runs and Total Match 6's for the leading competitions in cricket.
We cover Test Matches, International limited overs tournaments such as the Cricket World Cup and T20 World Cup, not to mention the Indian Premier League with Cricket in India bigger than anywhere else on the planet.
We have one mission at FreeTips.com, to provide you with expertly researched Cricket Tips that you can use to consistently win your cricket wagers.
Betting on Cricket
There are hundreds of different ways to bet on a cricket match including a host of live or in play betting options. Here are some of the most common types of cricket betting markets:
Head to Head: Simply pick the team you think will win the game.
Top Runscorer: Pick the player you think will score the most runs for their team.
Most Runs: Pick two players in a head to head match, with the winner scoring the most runs. Can either be two players on the same team or opposing teams.
Next Man Out: Predominantly available during live betting, make a call on which batsman will be out next.
Highest First 10 Overs: Which team will score the most runs in the first 10 overs?
Innings/Match Runs: How many runs in total from both teams do you think will be scored in the innings or match?
Highest Opening Partnership: Pick which opening partnership will score the most runs.
Method of 1st Dismissal: How will the 1st dismissal occur? Bowled, caught, LBW, stumped?
Total Match 6’s: This is one of the highlights of the game of cricket, certainly in limited overs games such as Twenty20. How many times will the ball be smashed out of the park?
Team to Hit Most 6’s: Which team will hit the most 6’s? Does the home team have a big advantage playing in their own backyard, or are the opposition bowlers simply too good?