Tag Archives: cricket

Fandromeda taps into the Fantasy Sports market in India

Fantasy sport is making its mark in India, and Fandromeda have become the latest product to tap into this market with a World T20 Cricket Fantasy game. Since its launch two weeks ago, Fandromeda has racked up over 30,000 free-to-play users, with a cash prize of over Rs.5 lakh when the World T20 tournament ends on 3 April. In the qualifying stages …

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Graeme Swann backs Australia for T20 World Cup glory

England T20 World Cup winner Graeme Swann has delivered a surprise tip as the T20 World Cup gets underway – he’s tipping Australia. Despite never having won the T20 World Cup Swann, reluctantly believes Australia can finally go all the way. Speaking exclusively as online bookmaker Unibet’s cricket ambassador, Swann explains: “I’m sorry but I’m going for Australia. No one …

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ICC charges cricketer for breaching Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that it has charged and provisionally suspended Hong Kong cricketer Irfan Ahmed with an offence under Article 2.4.2 of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code (effective from 10 October 2012 to 10 November 2014). As reported in the Sydney Morning Herald, Ahmed has been charged with the anti-corruption offence after being approached by one of …

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Lodha panel recommends legalised cricket betting in India

Cricket is a national sport that connects the people of India in a unique way. Yet for a sport of unrivalled popularity within the country, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been widely criticised and accused of serious inaction regarding betting and match fixing issues. Many of these criticisms have been addressed in a report by Rajendra …

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Tom Seymour – Cricket offers superb branding opportunities for betting

Tom Seymour, Commercial Director at Durham County Cricket Club (CCC), aims to take SBC readers on a cricketing’ tour of discovery over this year, focusing on the biggest players, grounds and opportunities the sport has to offer. Durham County Cricket Club may be a new kid on the block within the national game, but in terms of winning trophies and …

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Paddy Power destroys Rolf Harris Ashes advert

Paddy Power marketing has decided to withdraw a planned Ashes billboard advertisement featuring convicted sex offender Rolf Harris. Images of the controversial advert, which carries the image of Australian entertainer and convicted sex offender Rolf Harris and the message “The Only Aussie We Don’t Want to Get Out” were leaked this weekend on Twitter. It is believed that Paddy Power …

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IPL match fixing suspensions rock Indian cricket

Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket has been rocked, following the decision of an appointed panel to suspend the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals on corruption charges relating to illegal betting and match fixing. The cricket teams which form part of an eight team league have been suspended for a period of two years. The three man appointed panel further …

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Andy MacKenzie – Spreadex – Five ways to bet on the Ashes

Spreadex’s Andy MacKenzie tells SBC readers where to find the best value for this summer’s Ashes series…. The sun may be shining but it’s still time for some serious sledging. I refer of course to the summer, cricketing kind rather than the winter downhill variety as the Aussies come to town; brash, rash and hoping to thrash England once again. The Mitchell …

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Cricket expert Simon Hughes partners with Betway for this summer’s Ashes

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster and former cricketer Simon Hughes, aka The Analyst, will be providing a detailed blog for online sportsbook Betway on this summer’s Ashes. Hughes, who works for Channel 5, the BBC and The Times, will delve deep under the surface, providing exclusive, expert analysis on all aspects of the series. He will write a blog ahead of each …

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Titanbet UK sponsors BT Sport’s Caribbean Premier League T20 coverage

Titanbet UK has teamed up with broadcaster BT Sport to sponsor coverage of this month’s Caribbean Premier League T20. The agreement will see the sportsbook endorse all 33 live matches from the popular tournament with programme bumpers, as well as a one hour highlights show. It is Titanbet’s first cricket programme sponsorship as it looks to invest further in broadcasting and increase …

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