Fantasy Cricket is an online or virtual game where you create a virtual team of real cricket players and score points depending on your chosen players’ performances in real life matches.
The main aim of a fantasy cricket match is to score a greater number of fantasy points than your opponents. Different fantasy leagues and fantasy cricket sites have their own criteria and points system. However, the basic criteria are to select minimum eleven players in your team. There should be batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders and a wicket-keeper in your playing eleven.
The points are awarded based on the performance of the players which you have selected in your side. The points are given for scoring runs, taking wickets, catches, stumpings, and run-outs. There are bonus points for scoring a half-century, a century, for taking three or more wickets, etc. The points system is different for various fantasy cricket platforms.
There has been a significant rise in the number of people playing fantasy cricket. Cricket lovers around the globe have responded positively towards the upsurge of fantasy cricket. This has encouraged the International Cricket Council to introduce fantasy cricket leagues in its major tournaments like the ODI and T20 World Cup and also the Champions Trophy.
There are numerous fantasy cricket leagues and platforms where you can showcase your knowledge and understanding of the game of cricket. All you have to do is to create your team according to the given criteria and watch your chosen players help you score fantasy points through their real-life match performances. Sometimes you might need a bit of luck to win these types of games.
IPL fantasy league, Big Bash fantasy league, World Cup fantasy competitions and Champions Trophy fantasy championship are the most famous and well-known fantasy cricket competitions around the world.