The first Indian Premier League cricket match begins today. While most of us will be glued to our televisions or watching the action online it is always great to have apps which keep track of all the latest news, scores and also schedules of our favorite teams.
We take a look at some of the most popular IPL apps present for Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices.
BCCI official App
The official BCCI app for iOS and Android by Pulse Innovations gives you all the updates on tournaments and series of the Indian Cricket Team and also every season of the IPL. The app gives you information on tournaments, result of matches, information of teams and statistics. Under the IPL section of the app you can get latest team standings, latest news, photos and videos. There is a menu option which allows users to view matches to be played at a specific venue. It also has live commentary, scoreboards and live score of all matches.
The ESPN Cricinfo app, much like the website, is the go-to app for most cricket lovers. It offers live score updates Indian Premier League with ball-by-ball commentary, breaking news, fixtures, results and more. The app also has incisive opinion pieces from the World’s best cricket writers along with audio and video features.
The Cricbuzz app provides quick score updates and ball by ball text and audio commentary that helps you visualize all the action. It offers match alerts via push notifications and also provides all the and latest cricket news and information on upcoming matches. It also has player profiles which list out all the information on a particular players like runs scored, wickets taken and all other statistics.
IPL 2013 Schedule & Scores
This app by Moddify apart from providing the usual features like scores and schedules, also has Twitter integrations which allows users to vies tweets sorted by IPL team within the app itself. You can also set reminders for your favorite matches and get complete team and player details including the logo, squad, captain, coach, owner, home venue and the team website.
T20 League 6
This app shows you the schedule & scores (Post match) of all matches of the IPL. The unique feature of this app is that it does not require you to be connected to the Internet and shows you the schedule & post match scores ‘even when you are offline’.
IPL 2013 Live Score
This app is pretty fast in updating live cricket scores while also providing rich graphics. It also has a list of all matches, all the latest cricket news and one can also share scores through Twitter, Facebook or email.
IPL 6 INDIA
This is a comprehensive schedule app for IPL 2013 season for Windows Phones. One can easily find a match from the schedule and set reminders for favorite matches. Users can also see stadiums in action, which basically shows you pictures of the stadium. There is also a listing of all teams and their players.
Download: Windows Phone
This app is by the official broadcasters allows you to do the Jumping Japak like Farah does in all the promotional ads. You can share all your Jumping Japak Style moves with your friends on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook. You can also view and set reminders for any of the IPL T20 2013 matches.
Download: Android; Also available on iOS (Give missed call to 9321993219)
These are just a few of the apps and there are countless apps present on all the app stores.
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