There is no shortage of cricket fever as the ICC World Cup 2015 draws near. Cricket teams get ready for their warm up games before the mega event kicks off, so why shouldn’t you? Here’s a list of cricket apps that should help you keep up with the grand tournament.
PTCL Smart TV
PTCL is bringing advertisement free World Cup 2015 for cricket lovers nationwide. To provide fans with an uninterrupted World Cup experience, PTCL has unveiled a new SmartTV application that makes World Cup matches available on PCs, Androids and IOS.
Not to mention, this service will run on any Internet Connection (other than PTCL services) that too without any ads.
One time charges for World Cup matches are Rs. 499.
Cricbuzz is truly one of the finest cricket apps available. Ball-by-ball updates will keep you connected to the game, almost as if you were following it on live television. Smart alerts keep you notified of each development as the tournament goes on. In case you missed a match, take a look at the uploaded photos to relive the finest moments.
The fixtures will keep you informed of the important matches coming up so you can set your schedule, accordingly. There is also a complete database comprising of player and team profiles and rankings, enabling you to pick your favorites for the tournament. Finally, the Points Table will keep you updated on who has the lead and how close a team is to being knocked out.
Cricinfo has always been a darling associate for cricket fans all over the world. The app will accompany cricket followers as well as it always has. For this purpose, it takes you through the entire game with ball-by-ball text commentary and a continually updated scorecard.
You may listen to expert opinion on audio and video podcasts before and after a World Cup match. Blogs and features by published analysts will broaden your knowledge about the game. If you aren’t sure which player to place your bet on, simply compare their stats (if you are one for the stats) and make your choice. Fixtures, Results and Points Table will make sure you do not miss a detail as the tournament continues.
You can also count on Yahoo! Cricket app in case you do not have access to one of the above for some reason. It offers a number of interactive features within the app that make the user experience better than most.
Like the rest, it will offer a quick look at live scores of cricket matches going on. Similarly, they update in real time so you do not miss a run or a much-needed wicket. As you look at the scorecard of a current game, you may get to know more about the status of partnerships and batsmen to come.
Ball-by-ball commentary lets you live every moment in the game and the updated photo gallery truly captures those moments that text can’t justly cover. A rich database containing stats of players and teams will offer much better insight on the scheduled matches.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The list is rather incomplete without the mention of the official Cricket World Cup 2015 app launched by ICC in association with Reliance Communications. It offers a number of exciting features complemented by a slick design that ensure enhanced user experience.
The control is in your hands as you pick your greatest all-time World Cup XI or the popular Fantasy League. Put your knowledge to test with the World Cup Quiz or the even trickier Greatest World Cup Moments Countdown.
The rest of the amenities are pretty much the same with ball-by-ball coverage, updated scorecards, fixtures and results of each World Cup game. In case you miss the game for some reason, you can keep up with the progress of the tournaments with tournament stats and exclusive video highlights of the key moments in the game.