It's estimated that Cricket was invented back in 16th Century England. This game is a bat and ball match that incorporates elements from other notable sports, including golf, squash, baseball, and tennis. The sport has high popularity in the United Kingdom, India, and Australia. However, it's also widely loved in Commonwealth nations once under British rule.
When it comes to betting on cricket, it's fairly popular to be found in any European sportsbook. It's also gaining popularity across the world in many regions.
What is cricket betting?
Knowing that the sport came into fruition so long ago, it can only be assumed that betting on cricket began centuries ago. When cricket became an official sport at the turn of the 18th century, betting on the sport gained wide notoriety. Flash forward to today, and betting on cricket is widespread and still gaining favor.
Legitimate European sportsbooks should have cricket as a betting option. And considering the rise of its popularity, it won't be long until there is a rise in this sport's betting in the U.S. This should be witnessed alongside the growing legalization nationwide. While the sport isn't as beloved on a large scale as football or basketball, cricket being present in sportsbooks is more frequented than you may guess.