All You Need To Know About Fantasy Cricket

Fantasy Cricket is an online multiplayer cricket game in which a team of real cricket players is created and points are scored depending upon their performances in live matches. Fantasy cricket is not betting, it’s a game of skill and fun. You can play it, any day anytime and also earn money online. You will be the manager of your team, i.e. you can build your own fantasy team with your favourite players based on the budget you have.

When you watch cricket you have to support only one team, but in fantasy cricket, you support the players. So this makes watching the live match more exciting. If your players in live matches perform well, you will earn points based on their performances. Winning in fantasy cricket will not only give you money but it will also give you a chance to win merchandised products like balls signed by the captain, autographed jersey, bats, caps etc. There are lots of online sites where you can play fantasy cricket. One such site is Dream11.

Fantasy cricket can be played in all three formats like a test, one day and twenty20. Also, it can be played in two formats like rounds and daily games. A fantasy team can consist of any kind of players, such as domestic, overseas and uncapped.

Fantasy cricket has been legalized by honourable Supreme Court of India as it is completely the game of skills. Laws are totally favoured of fantasy games, that’s why Indian Population likes this very much. There is no secret about the craze of cricket by the Indian audience. Their obsessions are unmatchable, which is one of the reasons why every cricket lover in India wants to be part of fantasy cricket to fulfil their dream of managing their own team. According to a recent report, the online gaming market in India is estimated to generate Rs 11,900 crore by 2023.


How To Play Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Playing Dream11 fantasy cricket is very easy but there are just a few rules that you need to follow:

  1. Your team should be properly balanced.
  2. Choosing those players who have a good reputation and they can shock anyone on a given day. In-form players may be better choice upon more famous ones.
  3. It is sensible to understand where the game is taking place and what the pitches are and weather conditions are there.
  4. Captains and Vice captains are very crucial to winning and performance.
  5. Always pick an opening batsman because they tend to score more runs. Also, pick an opening bowler as they are more likely to bowl more overs and take more wickets.
  6. As an uncapped player is Mandatory for the team, so based on his consistency you need to pick him.
  7. Selecting the right players can get you higher up in the leader board rankings. The players could be changed as per their performances after every match.

Dream11 Fantasy Point System

Your team will get the points based on your player’s performances. Here is a detailed list of how Dream11 fantasy points system works.

  • The Cricketer that you choose in your Dream team who is in the playing xi of live matches will get 2 points.
  • The Cricketer you choose to be in your fantasy cricket team’s captain and vice-captain will receive 2 and 1.5 times the points respectively for their performances.
  • No super-over point will be assigned to the players in the match.
  • For cancelled, abandoned and no results matches, all the players will get 0 points.
  • Batting : Run scored: +0.5
    • Boundary hit bonus: +0.5
    • Six hit bonus: +1
    • Half century bonus: +4
    • Century bonus: +8
  • Dismissal for duck (batsmen, wicket keeper and all rounder): -2
  • Strike Rate (Min 10 balls to be played by batsmen, wicket keeper, and all rounder):
    • Below 50: -3
    • Below 50-60: -2
    • Below 60-70: -1
  • Bowling : Wicket: +10
    • Maiden over: +4
    • 4 wickets haul bonus: +4
    • 5 wickets haul bonus: +8
  • Economy (Min 2 overs to be bowled): Below 4 runs/over: +3
    • Between 4-5 runs/over: +2
    • Between 5-6 runs/over: +1
    • Between 9-10 runs/over: -1
    • Between 10-11 runs/over: -2
    • Between 11 runs/over: -3
  • Fielding : Catch: +4
    • Stumping/Runout (Direct): +6
    • Run out (Thrower): +4
    • Run out (Catcher): +2

Use all the above-mentioned knowledge to form a perfect Dream Team and score the most.

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