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Cricket frenzy has begun with the sixth edition of the ICC World T20 now given a flag off in India. We know how badly we all love cricket, and with the T20 this year being hosted in India for the first time, the bar of craziness has just gone beyond extreme. Moreover, India is a very strong contender and is most likely to win this series. In such a case how would anyone resist watching the tournament at any cost?
In the tournament this year, a total of 36 matches will be contested by 16 teams, with the final match scheduled for the April 3. The qualifying round will have 8 teams parted in Group A and Group B, to be contesting for the semi-finals scheduled for March 30. The second semi-final will be held on March 31, and the final will happen on April 3.
Well, most of us cricket fans must want to stay glued to our TVs to ensure we don't miss a moment of the matches, however that's quite difficult, almost impossible especially for office goers or college students or just anyone who has to step out of home for work or other tasks. How do we plan to catch up on the match updates then? Don't worry, as in times of technology we can depend on our smartphones for this as well.
Just in case you are wondering how to get the updates about the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup series while you are on-the-go, here we give you seven tips to feed yourself with the right updates about the tournament. Take a look:
The ICC has launched the official tournament App for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016. The app is available for free download on the Google Play and the Apple's App Store. Considering that ICC's last app for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 worked well and got an average rating of 4.5 stars from fans, with over 4.6 million downloads, we are hoping that the app will work well for this season. You can get cricket scores and commentary, match videos and highlights, score notifications and more through this app.
You can watch the live stream of the match right on your phone by using the Zenga TV app. It is a free TV streaming app which lets users to watch several live TV channels and consume content. The Zenga TV app works on 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi Fi networks, and is also available on web. Give it a try and stay updated!
The micro bogging site Twitter is best known for getting latest updates about what's happening around. Many avid twitterites will post about the scores and updates related to the matches for the respective day on the social networking site. Moreover, you can follow hashtags like #T20WorldCup to fetch the information related to the matches.
Do you have the YouTUbe app on your smartphone? Then, what are you waiting for? Launch YouTube and search for live streaming of the match and have fun!
Google has dedicated a doodle, clicking which navigated you to the Cricket Schedule page, which shows the schedule for matches to be held during the tournament. You can keep yourself updated to know which match will be held when by using this feature.
Just like Google, Yahoo also has a page (https://cricket.yahoo.com) to offer all schedules as well as scores of the matches. You can go to the given link and look out for options to get the match information, as per your choice.
If you want to use websites that offer live scores of the matches of T20 World Cup, you can get updates from ww.scoreboard.com. The website offers information related to scores, match schedules, teams and much more.