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The must-have apps for cricket world cup 2015

Nidhi Singal     February 12, 2015

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is kicking off this Saturday in Australia and New Zealand. The matches will begin either at 3 a.m. or 9 a.m. While you will be busy with your daily routine, travelling to work, attending meetings and getting stuck in jams, your smartphone can keep you updated with live scores and latest moments from the ground. Here are some apps you can consider installing on your smartphones or tablets to keep track of the World Cup.

ICC Cricket World Cup:
This is the official ICC app for the tournament. It offers a host of features that will help you follow the matches live ball-by-ball on the go with in-play stats, commentary and more. There will be exclusive match videos and highlights, score notification, tournament stats, breaking news, features and exclusive interviews. Within the app, users will get access to exclusive columns from Cricket World Cup legends, too. This app is available for iOS and Android platforms.

CricBuzz:
Another popular cricket app for staying abreast with live scores is CricBuzz. Even this app offers ball-by-ball score updates with commentary and analytical columns. You can also access players' profile, points tables and photos. If you don't wish to install this app, you can check the latest score in the phone's browser by visiting m.cricbuzz.com. The app is available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone smartphones.

ESPN Cricinfo:
Available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, the ESPN CricInfo app will show the latest scores, breaking stories, player statistics, records, rankings, exclusive content from the best writers, audio, video and much more. Millions of cricket fans have installed this app on their smartphones.

Star Sports Cricket Scores:
What if I tell you that you can watch live streaming of the World Cup on your smartphone on the move, or in your office too? Well, the official broadcaster of the Cricket World up is offering live streaming on StarSports.com including on the web portal as well as the app. This isn't a free service and you will have to pay Rs 120 for live streaming of the entire tournament. A must if you want to watch all the matches live. The app is available for iOS and Android. You can watch the live stream on the PC by visiting StarSports.com.

Yahoo Cricket:
This is another app that offers a quick look at the live scores of the matches. It features an interactive scorecard and one can browse through the batting line-up to know about the partnerships, who got out when, and who is coming up next. You will get instant updates for a wicket, a boundary or when someone hits a six. There is a widget for the app that can be installed on the homescreen and you will not have to open the app every time you wish to check the score.


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