The IPL Season 7 2014 has already begun and all the cricket frenzy has started. This IPL season is being held in two regions. The first part has already underway in UAE while the second part of the season will be held in India. As we all know, there are plenty of matches in IPL to whet a cricket fan’s appetite but with the huge number of matches, it is not easy to keep track of all of them.
Either you can stay glued to the TV all the time, which is not entirely possible or there are several apps to keep you under the IPL radar. Well, we bring you the best 5 apps to follow IPL this season on Android..
IPL Official App – BCCI
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has an official IPL app, BCCI for all the coverage. Since, the app is official, you will receive all the info on the tournament in real time. The app has it all, there’s live scores, upcoming fixtures, commentary, analysis, standings, news, interviews, videos, stats and more. The app has gone through an update for the season, which brings features like Hawk-eye analysis and an overhauled interface. Another good thing about this app is that it’s available on all the major platforms, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and also a website dedicated to feature phones.
UC Browser Cricket version
The popular third party browser, UC Browser was recently updated with a brand new Cricket 2014 version with the IPL on mind. The UC Browser Cricket 2014 version comes with a revamped user interface, which focuses on providing IPL content and services to the users. The browser will provide you live scores, previews, commentaries, interviews, stats, photos, videos and more. There’s also a cricket add-on, which will remind users of the upcoming matches that are of interest. There are a lot more features, which should make it very easy to follow IPL this season. You can get the UC Browser Cricket 2014 on the Google Play Store for free of course.
Star Sports and Star Cricket are pretty popular names for all the cricket fans and they have an app for all the IPL coverage you want. The best thing about the app is that it has the ability to live stream the matches but you’ll need to buy a subscription to watch live matches. The rate for a day of live streaming is Rs. 20, which will allow you to watch all the matches in a day. The app also offers a video timeline for the matches and real time statistics. The Star Sports app is available on Android and iOS as well.
ESPNcricinfo is one name that we have been accustomed to since a long time. The website is the great stop for some great articles on the cricket going on across the world. Their app is also a great one for all the cricket coverage, including IPL. The app brings the latest scores, breaking-stories, player statistics, records, rankings, exclusive content from the best writers, audio, video and much more. The app is available on all the major platforms, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and their website is also a good one for all the feature phone users out there.
Cricbuzz is one app that is available on almost all platforms you know of. It is a great app for all the IPL and cricket lovers in general. The Cricbuzz app offers live score updates and ball by ball text commentary. There’s audio commentary in English along with other regional languages, match alerts via push notification service. The app also brings you the latest news and editorials on cricket. There are a lot more features to whet your cricket appetite. The app is available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Nokia devices. There’s a special mobile website for all the feature phone users. A Chrome extension of Cricbuzz is also available.
In case you don’t know,Google recently brought an update to Google Now, which enables it to bring cards on the latest cricket scores of your favorite team. So, you can just select your favorite teams in IPL and Google Now will do the best to keep you updated on their results and scores.
So, these are the five best app according to us if you want to follow the IPL Season 7. What about you? Which app is your favorite? Tell us in the comments section below..