IPL has kicked off brilliantly and the teams are performing their best. One week is already over and each team is playing against the other seven teams in a double round-robin format. It is the exciting season for all IPL fantasy cricket fans as they can participate in the online fantasy games and have fun winning lots of prizes.
We know all of you are busy making strategies and composing your IPL T20 fantasy cricket playing XI. Hence, you need to be aware of certain rules and tips for making your team.
Here’s a look at the rules for IPL fantasy cricket tournament, as well as tips for the online game. Read on:
The T20 cricket game fans have 100 credits to spend on making their online fantasy team, which will be comprised of 11 players playing in the IPL 2019 tournament.
Each team must consist of:
- One wicketkeeper is compulsory
- At least three batsmen which can maximum extend to five
- One all-rounder who can maximum extend to three
- At least three bowlers which can maximum extend to five
- A user can select at least one uncapped Indian player
- A user can select a maximum of four overseas players in his fantasy team
- No more than 7 players from one IPL franchise
Users can select 12th man through the 12th man feature introduced at 11Wickets. The 12th man will play only when any one of the finally selected 11 players will not play in the field for the day. The credit points of the 12th man will be always below 9.
The batsmen will collect:
- 1 point per run
- 2 points per boundary bonus
- 3 point per six scored
- 20 points for a half-century
- 30 points for a century
The bowlers will collect:
- 15 points per wicket, excluding run-outs
- 20 points for taking three wickets in a single match
- 20 points per maiden over
The fielders will collect:
- 20 points per maiden over
- 10 points per catch
- 10 points per stump/run-out
Users will have a captain and a vice-captain in their team. The former collects2x points, while the latter collects 1.5x points for the users.
Tips for playing the T20 cricket games
When it comes to pick your team originally during the season, you’ll want to research which players perform steadily.
Many online websites have you covered there, and the extensive stats online will be one of your finest resources. You can easily track who is scoring the most runs or research into more in-depth metrics such as the economy rates or the strike rates of the cricketers.
You’ll also require striking the accurate balance between star players and less star players of any team.
To keep your 11 players team from going over your 100-credit budget, you really need to average a cost of nine credits per player. Hence, select keeping this in mind.
Many big names, such as Virat Kohli who is the skipper and batsman of Royal Challengers Bangalore, can cost 10 credits or more.
Lastly, the IPL has started and is going to run from March 23 to the middle of May, with at least one match every day. Intrinsically, keep a close eye on your Round Status that will tell you when one round ends and another begins. This will help you to plan for the rounds a bit earlier and research better and play IPL fantasy cricket strategically.
Thanks for reading! Play IPL fantasy league and enjoy!