The nearing of the ICC Cricket World Cup can only mean one thing. Addicts will struggle to focus on work, and worry about the latest score, wearing out the refresh key on their computers on their favourite sports website.
Do not worry, The Mobile Indian has got you covered. We’re just as mad about cricket as you are, and realised that if we need help for this, so do you. Here are the 5 best apps to keep you abreast of what is happening all throughout the World Cup, starting 14th February.
Note that all these apps are available for Android and iOS devices, while all but the ICC app are available for Windows smartphones and tablets.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The official app of the World Cup by the International Cricket Council. It promises many things, such as live scores, fastest ball by ball commentary, official videos, match highlights, tournament stats, breaking news, score notifications and exclusive columns from Cricket World Cup legends.
The ESPNcricinfo Cricket App
ESPNcricinfo claims to be the perfect cricket companion, and probably for good reason, as it has the latest scores, breaking news, records, statistics, rankings, and exclusive content from a number of writers, and also videos and audios, match reminders, etc. You can follow teams and get notifications for whatever you please.
Cricbuzz Cricket Scores & News
Cricbuzz has a new section dedicated to the World Cup, which includes venues, squads, photos, ball by ball commentary, match alerts, current matches, results of recent matches, and widgets to follow games on your homescreen. The app is the highest rated Cricket app on the Play Store.
Yahoo Cricket is a simple app that provides you all the information you need. It has interactive scorecards, real time updates of a match, detailed commentary, read latest articles, and so on. It has a photo gallery, and a calendar with all the results of completed matches, and the schedule of upcoming matches too.
Star Sports Cricket Scores
The official Star Sports app for cricket, featuring live streaming, live scores, ball by ball commentary, highlights, replays, and more. Easily one of the most well known apps, thanks to the video streaming feature.