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The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup: Everything You Need To Know

Whilst the rest of the sporting world might still be in the midst of chaos and cancellations, cricket may just be on the verge of setting up one of the most creative and exciting tournaments in its history. The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup will fill in for the start of this year’s County Championships and Sporting Index will have a whole host of cricket spread markets to keep up with the action. Featuring some of the country’s most exciting cricketers in action, whether you’re an avid fan of all things bat and ball, or you’re simply itching for anything live to watch at this point, Sporting Index are on hand to deliver the full lowdown on the event right here.

What Is The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup?

Like most sporting events across the world, England and Wales Cricket has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. England’s tour of Sri Lanka was cancelled and the start of this year’s County Championship has been postponed whilst the Government’s policy of social distancing remains in effect.

With plenty of sides already feeling the heat of not playing, and millions of sporting fans across the world crying out for some cricketing action to follow, The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup has been set up to plug the gaps in the calendar.

Eleven counties have nominated a first class professional to represent them in the PS4 game Cricket19. Games will be restricted to five overs per side, with the tournament organised in a round-robin format featuring two groups.

When Is The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup?

The action kicks off on Sunday 12th April, in what would have been the first day of the County Championship. From 12th April to 12th May, there will be a game every evening at 7pm BST during the week and two afternoon games at 2pm and 5pm during the weekends, making for 25 group stage games in total.

Two semi-finals will be played on 7th and 9th May at 7pm before the Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup final takes place on 12th May 2020 at 4pm.

Who’s Playing In The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup?

The tournament has attracted some pretty hefty names from across the county scene. All the participants are regular first team professionals for their counties, and four of them have taken to the pitch with England in the past.

The ones to watch this tournament could include Hampshire’s Mason Crane who brings a youthful energy with him to the game, Sussex’s Tymal Mills, who is one of the fiercest bowlers in the entire sport, and Hassan Azad of Leicestershire who could bring some of his infamous Xbox tricks with him to this PS4 party.

Alongside this impressive roster of competitors are Henry Moeran, Daniel Norcross and Alison Mitchell, famous for their commentary on BBC’s Test Match Special, who will be running through each game from the box.

Can I Bet On The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup?

Sporting Index are getting right behind all of the action during the tournament, and our Quarantine Cup spread betting markets will keep you up to date with the latest fixtures, results and key talking points from each day’s games.

Glamorgan’s Roman Walker has raced out as the favourite in our Quarantine Cup odds with a 4/1 outright winner price, however he does face some tough competition from Nottinghamshire’s Tom Moores at 5/1 and Sussex’s Tymal Mills at 6/1. Surrey’s Sophia Dunkley and Kent’s Imran Qayyum don’t claim to have too much gaming experience behind them and are our pretty heavy outsiders sharing 25/1 odds.

Is your side well-represented in The Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup? Who are you backing to go all the way? Make sure you keep up to date with all the action from the cup with our Cricketer’s Quarantine Cup odds and latest cricket spreads.

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