How can I bet online on cricket? Online betting on sports like cricket, is a relatively new concept, especially in countries like India, where there are no legal brick and mortar bookmakers. It can seem quite an intimidating task to someone who is not accustomed to the different markets and terminologies associated with betting on cricket. So let’s try and understand the basics of online cricket betting.
How can I bet online on cricket?
Choosing a website and creating an account
The first thing that you will need to do before you can start betting online, is to create an account with a betting website. There are many reputed sports betting websites that allow you to bet in cricket, like betway, bet365, 10cric, etc. You should always conduct proper research regarding the reliability and authenticity of the website before creating an account, to prevent any future problems. Once you select the site, you can create an account by entering your personal information like name, date of birth, contact details, residential address, etc.
The next step will be depositing money in your betting account, with which you can place bets. There are a number of ways in which you can make your deposits. Most websites allow you to use bank transfers, credit/debit cards, e-wallets like Neteller and Skrill, prepaid cards, as well as UPI avenues like Paytm and PhonePe. One thing to remember while making deposits is that most websites will only allow you to withdraw money using the same method that you used to deposit.
Selecting the market
Once the funds are deposited, you can go to the betting section, select cricket, and scroll through the various ongoing as well as upcoming matches.
You can either bet on the result of a match, or various other aspects like who will be the highest scorer, which bowler will take maximum wickets, who will win the toss, etc.
Many websites have a live betting section, where punters can bet on real-time events like who will take the next wicket, how many runs will be scored in the upcoming over, etc.
Select the market, and enter the amount that you want to wager in the bet slip, and confirm your bet. The bet is placed, and the winnings will be automatically be credited to your account, should your bet be successful.