The eagerness for fantasy cricket in India has reached the sky in the past few years. People of all age groups absolutely love to play fantasy games, isn’t it? But when it comes to India, the number of people who play fantasy cricket is at its peak during any of the big tournaments.
Everybody in this world wants easy money, and if you are lucky enough, these Fantasy cricket games might do the trick for you. You can go from rags to riches over-night and there have been many such stories of individuals who have earned plenty by winning these fantasy cricket league and games.
However, luck isn’t a factor when it comes to winning fantasy games. You got to have the skills and knowledge to pick the right players for the right occasion. So, here are a few tips that’ll help you win. Try to follow these steps the next time while you play a fantasy cricket game!
Study the pitch and conditions:
Before the start of any match, you get to know about the pitch and weather conditions. Whether it’s a batting friendly pitch or will the bowlers play a dominating role, the experts study the pitch and overhead conditions to let you know all these details. Hence, take into consideration these tips while selecting playing XI.
Select one opener from both teams:
When the pitch is hard, flat and good one for batting, try to select at least one opener from both teams. Openers often tend to give good starts while batting, but make sure you select the openers based on their current form. Use your brain and not your heart, while selecting the batsmen in your team.
Take a look at records and statistics:
There are many websites that’ll provide you with the record of a particular player at a particular ground. So, before selecting your playing XI, just go through these stats and numbers as it’ll give you a fair idea of how to go about with your team selection.
Player’s record against a team:
Also, do not forget to check out a player’s statistics against a particular opposition. There are many players who have excellent records against few teams and bowlers. Make sure to select such a player in your team as the probability of him scoring is very high.
Selecting Captain or power player:
While selecting the Captain of your team, make sure that you select someone who can make a huge impact on the match. Captain can fetch you double the number of points. So, if you select a player who is the leading run-getter/ leading wicket-taker or player who has chipped in with a valuable all-round performance, it increases your chances of gaining maximum number of points and winning the fantasy cricket game.
Try to add a couple of less expensive players:
As you get a fixed amount in which you have to accommodate your playing XI, the budget sometimes goes overboard. Hence, in order to make up for all your costly players, try to add in a couple of less experienced but talented players. These are the real gambles in your team! Select these players wisely and based on their current performances. Try to add one uncapped player from both teams, as it’ll let you select the more expensive and impact players.
Well, these are the various tips that’ll help you win fantasy games in a huge country like India, where millions of cricket fans play these games on a daily basis. A bit of luck, selection skills and some cricket knowledge are the keys to success. You win some, you lose some. Winning provides happiness, losing provides wisdom!
Enjoy reading and playing fantasy league!