Cricket madness the world over never sees a low and always there’s one series following another to give cricket lovers a action packed season of international cricket. While Indian cricketers battle it out with their Caribbean counterparts publishers and broadcasters keep running at full speed trying to cover the 3 screens of media available to cricket lovers. Television sets are constantly tuned into matches and post match coverage. Desktops and browsers feed scores, trivia, interactive quizzes and contests to cricket fanatics. Mobile phones, not to be left behind, have received their fair share of cricket attention with over a 100 new applications for score keeping, gaming and social cricket functionality being made available for every device available.
The most popular are score keeping applications where people on the move or at places without televisions or computers can track how their favorite teams and players fare. India vs West Indies Cricket Tour developed by Apps 4 Mobile is a skill-based cricket game. Use your knowledge of the game, and your rating of the teams, to predict various possibilities: who will win the featured match, who will score the most runs or get the most wickets – the possibilities are endless. Get India vs West Indies live scores, schedules, latest cricket news, team and player stats and predict outcomes to win amazing prizes like LCD TVs etc.
Cricket Companion from Companion is the ideal mobile application for cricket enthusiasts and occasional followers alike, it provides live ball by ball updates of all international cricket games along with providing squads lists, player’s statistics and batting/bowling graphs.
Affle comes up with a unique application called Dressing Room. A misleading name, but well thought out features, Dressing Room offers the latest T20 cricket gossip, post match party coverage & dressing room secrets. The application promises masala news on teams, owners and players with interesting trivia and special zones.
Cricket Forever developed by Mauj is one amazing game where you can choose teams and play a complete game of cricket against a opposition. Crisp graphics and nice game play make up for a nice cricketing time.
Cricket Club By Nazara Technologies is another scorecard app which has detailed score cards, ball by ball commentary, match and series schedules, player profiles and best of all a detailed set of graphs including wagon wheels.
Cricket Alarmby Twist Games gives an alarm before the start of every cricket match, handy for those who have a tendency to forget the fixtures.
Cheerleaders from Aims Migital lets users play fantasy with cheerleaders and watch them in different dresses with the world’s most popular Vuvuzela sounds in the background.
AxeGoogly from TechShastra is a funny, entertaining and utilitarian application where users can view cricket match scores, play a swashbuckling cricket game, view match schedules and set reminders or even have their own personal assistant to remind them on various occasions.
The Official ESPN Cricinfo app works on literally any handset including the current top selling Android Handsets. Being an official ESPN app, you can expect great features and quick score keeping.
Those in the market looking for something different will find Space Cricket by Mauj very interesting. Users can play cricket with the best robots from different galaxies, they can win the coveted title of Galaxy Champion.
For children and young adults, Cartoon Network presents CN ToonCricket by Nazara Technologies a game lets users play as Johnny Bravo or as the Power Puff Girls on the grassy green turf.
Depending on handsets and operating systems, these applications are available on different app stores. Since all these applications and games are free, they’re all available on Mobango.com. Mobango’s app store supports nearly every handset ever made and adds more handsets every day.
While cricket will always be popular, seasons and tournaments come and go and these applications promise to keep cricket lovers engaged in their favorite sport in the time in between.
This article is written by Mr. Pushkar Chitale, Developer Community Manager, Mobango.com