Online Betting Guide

Bookmaker specials and bonuses for historic pink ball test match

CRICKET will catch up with the 21st century this Friday, November 27, when Australia and New Zealand kick off the inaugural day-night Test match at the Adelaide Oval.

And while the world waits with baited breath to see how the controversial pink Kookaburra holds up on the big stage, punters can start filling their bet slips with stacks of cricket specials and value bets.

Check out these props, exotics and one-off markets for the third Test from our top-ranked online bookmakers.

Sportsbet.com Test Match Specials

The good folks at www.Sportsbet.com have run a series of betting specials throughout the Trans-Tasman Trophy, including several you won’t find at many other secure online sportsbooks.

Here is a taste of what’s on offer for the Black Caps’ visit to Adelaide Oval this week:

Match to finish in a tie – $101
David Warner to score a century in both innings – $21
Mitchell Starc to take 10 wickets for the match – $17
Three Australians to score a century in the first innings – $9
Double century to be scored – $3.25
Any player to take five or more wickets in an innings – $1.40

Sportsbet is also taking doubles bets for the match result and the top team runscorer (first innings). The frontrunners are:
Australia/Steve Smith – $4.20
Australia/David Warner – $4.20
Any draw – $5.10
Australia/Joe Burns – $8.50
Australia/Shaun Marsh – $8.50
New Zealand/Kane Williamson – $9.50

CrownBet batting and bowling doubles

As one of our favourite all-round sports betting sites, it’s no surprise CrownBet has all bases covered for the Adelaide Test.

Of special note is the range of batsman/bowler double markets, where you can cash in if you pick the highest runscorer and top wicket-taker pairing for either team in the first innings.

Here are the favourites for the series closer:

Australia

Warner/Starc – $9
Smith/Starc – $9
Warner/Hazlewood – $13
Warner/Pattinson – $13
Smith/Hazlewood – $13
Smith/Pattinson – $13
Burns/Starc – $17
Voges/Starc – $17
Warner/Lyon – $17
Smith/Siddle – $17

New Zealand

Williamson/Southee – $10
Williamson/Boult – $10
Williamson/Henry – $14
Taylor/Southee – $14
Taylor/Boult – $14
Williamson/Bracewell – $15
Williamson/McClenaghan – $15
Latham/Southee – $15
Latham/Boult – $15
Williamson/Wagner – $15

For the complete list of Test match doubles odds, head to www.CrownBet.com.

Player props at William Hill

Like the rest of our top Australian betting sites, WilliamHill.com has kept us well-fed with a full spread of Test cricket specials all through the New Zealand tour.

Punters can gorge on a banquet of player props and exotics for the third Test, including popular markets like these:

To score a century in the first innings

$4 – David Warner, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson
$6 – Joe Burns, Ross Taylor
$6.25 – Adam Voges
$7 – Shaun Marsh, Tom Latham, Brendon McCullum
$9 – Martin Guptill
$11 – Mitch Marsh, BJ Watling
$13 – Peter Nevill
$21 – Mitch Starc, Doug Bracewell
$26 – Mark Craig

Most runs in the first innings

Burns $1.80 – Latham $1.95
Smith $1.85 – Williamson $1.90
Warner $1.85 – Williamson $1.90
Voges $1.88 – Taylor $1.88
M Marsh $1.85 – Watling $1.90

To take five wickets in the first innings

$4 – Mitch Starc
$4.50 – Trent Boult
$5 – Tim Southee
$6 – James Pattinson
$6.50 – Josh Hazlewood
$8 – Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Matt Henry, Mitch McClenaghan, Neil Wagner
$9 – Steve O’Keefe
$10 – Mark Craig
$15 – Mitchell Santner
$21 – Mitchell Marsh

Test match finish

Days one, two, or three – $7
Day four, first session – $6.50
Day four, second session – $6
Day four, third session – $7
Day five, first session – $6.50
Day five, second session – $6.50
Day five, third session – $3.25