Cricket World Cup Betting odds
Get the best odds on One Day International cricket and bet on the ICC World Cup with Grosvenor Sport. Ten teams will battle it out over 48 matches, will your favourite make the final?
The first ICC World Cup was hosted by England 1975 when it launched as the Prudential Cup. The inaugural tournament included the six Test-playing nations of the time - England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, India and Pakistan plus Sri Lanka and East Africa.
Becoming popular with fans and players, it was repeated in England in 1979 and 1983. After this, the tournament moved to be played in other countries, maintaining a four-year cycle.
There have been many changes to the format over the years but today’s ICC World Cup functions in a round-robin format. Each team plays the other nine teams in a single group, with the top four teams progressing to a knockout stage of semi-finals culminating in the final. From the first to the last International One Day match of the tournament, you can bet on the runs scored, wickets taken and a host of player specials.
Bet on the outright winner of the Cricket World Cup or enhance the excitement of the innings and put your money on in-play action. There are plenty of markets to choose from with the day-long games providing sports betting fans with plenty of fast action. Take a punt on who’ll score a century or how the next man will be dismissed. Odds are updated during the innings so as the action unfurls you get the best prices.
Australia have lifted the trophy more times than any other team since the tournament began in 1975. The Windies were the first to take the title but despite success in the T20 format, they haven’t managed anything better than runner up since 1983. England will be fighting for a place in the final with Trevor Bayliss’s men desperate to make it to the final.