Best Batsman Bonus on Ashes Opener

Which Australian batsman will begin on the front foot in the opening Test against England on Wednesday?

Cricket is one of Australia’s national sports and events don’t come much bigger than the Ashes. Even Australians with limited cricket knowledge understand about the fight for the urn and what it means to beat England. This week we’ll cheer on our side when the battle begins in Cardiff. Adding to the excitement are cracking cricket promotions from plenty of online bookmakers and Luxbet’s awesome Ashes offer is one to take advantage of.

Ashes Offer from Luxbet

Place a Team High Bat bet on the first Ashes Test (Wednesday night, AEST) and if your player scores 50 or more in the first innings, Luxbet will give you a bonus bet equal to your stake. The maximum bonus bet Luxbet customers can receive is $100 with the offer only valid for your first High Bat wager on the match. So you can opt for an Aussie to be the best Baggy Green batsman or an English player to be achieve the highest score for his side. Irrespective if your wager is successful or loses, if your selection hits a half century you’ll receive a bonus bet.

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Australia’s Best Bats

It’s no surprise Steve Smith is Australia’s favourite to be the best batsman. The Vice-Captain is paying $4 to score the most runs for the Aussie’s in their opening innings. Smith’s scored a mammoth amount of runs in Test cricket over the past year making multiple tons along the way. He’s averaged over 100 in Australia’s last 2 series, scoring 5 of his 9 Test centuries in his past 6 matches.

Dave Warner is on the second line of Luxbet’s Team High Bat for Australia. The opener’s attacking approach means he racks up runs quickly and is one of the most exciting players to watch. It’s no secret England isn’t his favourite opposition but at least he hasn’t punched any of their players in the lead up to this Ashes series. Can he punch the ball through field and find the boundaries in the Opener?

$5 for Michael Clarke could have punters placing a bet on the Skipper. The 34 year old averages 50 in the 5 day format. With 110 Tests under his belt Pup has plenty of Ashes experience and should lead from the front. Clarke’s has scored 7 centuries against England with 3 coming in the United Kingdom. If Clarke can remain injury free during the series, he could crack a few more.