The challenges of Cricket fantasyby Rhea Scott Author
The recently concluded Indian Premier League was a big hit in the country and many people viewed and enjoyed it. The t20 tournament is a hit amongst most Indian fans, giving them 2 months of sheer excitement and exciting cricket. With the ups and downs, twists and the glamour of the Indian Premier League, even non cricketing fans enjoy it. People followed it to such a great extent that they even played games over the internet pertaining to the tournament. Cricket fantasy was one such game which was very popular over the course of the tournament, with a huge fan base.
The game, allows users to select their own squads and being the owners of their own teams. People often discuss what they would do in case they had an option of picking players. Because of this game which can be played online, people can choose their team as per their wish, as the course of the tournament progresses. Earning maximum points is the criteria of the game. The person winnings the game needs to have maximum points in totality. He needs to score maximum points by his batsmen and bowlers combined over the course of the league in order to win the fantasy premier league IPL.
Within the game of building squads, there prevailed an option of making different leagues. These leagues are like a competition between players winning to join the leagues with ranks being allotted to different leagues. The league can be automatically generated or privately owned. The automatically generated leagues are for people who are fans of a particular franchise or who belong to a particular city. Whereas privately owned leagues, are for those who know each other personally. In this they can make a league of their own and compete with each other as ranks will be allotted to everyone. These solid features of the fantasy premier league IPL made it a huge hit in between friends as they challenged each other.
Prizes are one thing that drives maximum crowd and thus even this game had a lot of exciting prizes for its winners. The prizes were IPL memorandums. It included signed IPL bats, jerseys, coins, gift hampers and even tickets to live matches, for daily challenge winners.
Daily challenge was another feature which helped attract maximum people to the game. For those who do not like to follow the long format of the competition, an easier option prevailed. The option of making a team for that day itself was the feature of daily challenge. In this, the 2 or 4 teams playing on one particular day, was to be used to build a team only specific to that particular day. This special feature of cricket fantasy helped people who wanted to try their luck only on one day and not follow the wrong and rigid format.
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