1st Wicket Method” indicates that the ways in which the first wicket will be taken (LBW, Runout, Bowled, Caught, etc. in a Test cricket match. Here, we are going to discuss the 1st Wicket Method | Test Cricket Betting Guide 2020.

1st Wicket Method | Test Cricket Betting Guide 2020

Explanation in words

In cricket, there are several methods for out a batsman in the crease. Bowlers are always looking for taking a wicket. This is kinda a very normal thing in cricket. However, in betting, the method of the 1st wicket always gets the main priority among the bettors. Its a very popular betting term.

If you want to make a bet on the “1st Wicket Method” terms in a Test cricket match, the online betting company will give you options to choose under which methods 1st wicket call fall. After choosing the option from the several options given by the online bookmaker, you have to give out your stake for the bet.

Additionally, if your choosing option matches the final result of the Test match, then you will win the bet. As a result, you can claim the stake and earn the profit money from the bet.

For example, suppose a Test match is about to happen between India and South Africa. You bet that the first wicket will fall under the bowled bowling method. In the end, it seems the first wicket fall like the option you chosen. So, you win the bet and claim the stakes.

On the other hand, if you choose another player, then you could lose the bet for sure.

Furthermore, for understanding the “1st Wicket Method” betting term, please check out the given examples below.

Guide to win - 1st Wicket Method

1st Wicket Method – Guide for Test Cricket Betting

India vs South Africa, 1st Test


South Africa

Most of the time the odds here are like this,

1st Wicket Method

Bowled 2.0 (odd) LBW 2.75 (odd)
Run Out 3.0 (odd) Stumped 3.25 (odd)
Caught 9.5 (odd) Others 28.9 (odd)

Guide to Stake for Winning the “1st Wicket Method” in Test Cricket Betting:

If you Stake $100 on Bowled – 2.0(odd)

Result:  1st wicket of the innings/match was by the bowled bowling method. 

You will Win $200(2.0×100=200)

Your profit will be $100 ( $200 – $100 )

We gave the examples with Decimal Odds. To understand the other odds like American Odds, Fractional Odds, Hongkong Odds, Malaysia ODDs, Indonesian odds

You can read our how to guide of How to Read Odds? – Beginners Guide Click here.

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