We are all geared up for the biggest cricket event of the year – ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016. The preliminary rounds have already kicked off. The final of the World Cup will be played on April 3 2016 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This is the sixth edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament and is held in India for the first time. India will be playing its first match on 15 March against New Zealand. Also Read - Top 5 best stock trading apps in India in 2021: Tradingview, investing.com, INDmoney, more
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If you are planning to stay updated with the latest from the tournament, and don’t have time to watch all the matches on TV, here’s how you can follow the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016 online and on your smartphone. Also Read - Careplex vitals app: How to download and use it to monitor blood oxygen level, pulse and heart rate
Live streaming online: You can watch the live streaming on starsports.com and the Hotstar.com
Google: Google has come up with tons of new Cricket search features on the Google app. The search giant will offer score updates and match schedules in Hindi as well as English. Google will automatically update the scores. The updated search option will also show the latest information related to upcoming games, schedules, matches won, matches lost and in-depth stats.
Facebook: Facebook has also geared up for the 200 day cricket madness. You can start by liking the official International Cricket Council page on Facebook. Facebook also allows users to have temporary profile pictures to show support to your favorite teams. You have to head over to your ‘favorite teams’ page to discover the frames. Another feature is the Facebook Live which will allow users to watch live videos of the post-match press conferences, match analysis, reviews, behind the scenes action etc. Well that’s not all, Facebook has also launched a set of new sticker pack featuring popular match moments such as umpire calls(4s and 6s), player celebrating and catches and LBWs . The stickers are available for download at the sticker store.
Twitter: Twitter in particular has not yet announced anything for the ongoing ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016. Nevertheless hashtags like #T20WorldCup, #worldcup, #WT20 have already been trending. Apart from the hashtags, you can follow the official accounts of ICC (@ICC), BCCI (@BCCI) along with accounts like Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha), Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman), and Alt Cricket (@AltCricket) to keep yourself timely updated.
Instagram: Now you can even follow the match updates on the photo sharing network. People can watch warm-up match clips and behind-the-scenes like pitch report by following #WT20 on Instagram. You can also follow @ICC, @indiancricketteam, @therealpcb, @cricketcomau, @virat.kohli, @dalesteyn, @realshoaibmalik , @davidwarner31 and @yuvisofficial on Instagram for more timely updates.
Apps: There are many smartphone apps that can help you stay updated with the fixtures, analysis and also offer the option of live streaming. Smartphone apps that will provide live streaming of the matches are The ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, BCCI and Hotstar. You can keep a tab on the latest score, as well as get ball-by-ball commentary via apps such as CricketCountry, ESPN Cricinfo app, CricBuzz, Yahoo Cricket.