Major Cricket Events: A List of Tournaments Worth Having a Punt On

If you’re an avid cricket fan or just like having a bet, here is a list of the biggest cricket events in the world that attract a huge crowd, are available to watch live online and betting sites have a wide range of markets available.

Ashes: has to be the most popular tournament to have a bet on. Australia and England compete in a series of cricket matches to see who will regain the Ashes

Cricket Word Cup: This is a major international championship of one-day cricket, and the world’s fourth-largest sporting event. The event is arranged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is contested by all Test-playing nations as well as some qualifiers.

Twenty20 (T20): is a short form of cricket. Bookies have a plethora of markets available for this relatively new form of cricket.  Originating in the UK there are now leagues popping up in each country around the world. The Twenty20 World Cup is a major event.

Indian Premier League (IPL): India’s Twenty20 competition that takes place each May/June



Betting on the cricket is pretty enjoyable when you have one of the best cricket betting sites installed on your mobile device. Whist not as popular as betting on the football the bookies do a great job of creating a plethora of markets, betting offers and features for all of the major events as well as domestic fixtures.

If you fancy joining a new bookmaker you could consider joining one that offers new customers a free bet or similar. These offers are a great way of trying out the site.

For more on betting on the cricket check out the rules, offers, tips and strategies that can be found elsewhere on our site.

The list of major events above are just a few of the cricket matches / tournaments you can have a punt on.

Watching Live Online

If you like the cricket, you will be pleased to know that it is possible to watch it online. Either via specialist online cricket sites or some bookies have live streaming of sport that might be of interest to you.