Fantasy Cricket and Social Media

In today’s world of fantasy gaming, it has become a prerequisite to keep oneself updated regarding the minutest information pertaining to a given contest. Fantasy cricket, in particular, enjoys a superior following than other forms of fantasy leagues, making it all the more important for the fantasy cricket geeks to be informed at each and every step. 

So without wasting a minute further, let’s have a look at some of the well-known methods followed by the fantasy cricket users so they don’t miss out on any crucial updates. 

  1. 1. Instagram 

It’s common to witness fantasy websites owing to their Instagram pages or collaborating with Instagram influencers while promoting their pages. In fact, promotions in the form of collaborations have seen a significant rise owing to Instagram’s requirement of a minimum of 10k followers on its pages for ensuring swipe ups when posting IG stories. 

Then there’s IG Tv through which one can post videos relating to a forthcoming game in durations of maximum ten minutes ( non-verified Instagram pages) to a maximum of sixty minutes ( verified pages). 

Infographics, IG TV and IG Stories hold a great deal of importance in getting the information conveyed to the users. 

  1. YouTube 

YouTube has become one of the most sought mediums for getting updates related to fantasy cricket. YouTubers who are into fantasy gaming usually have followers count from a few thousand to millions and provide complete information (Preview, Venue Statistics, Head to Head, Probable XI, Best Lineups) pertaining to a given contest either by screencasting their videos or by ensuring their physical presence in the same. 

Screencasting usually involves the recording of the digital screen (which could be a laptop or a cell phone) with the narrator’s audio playing a crucial role in essaying the various components of the video. 

Physical presence in the videos while describing the textual content is something that has seen a thumping response from the audience as it helps establish a connection with them. 

  1. Twitter 

Twitter, is by far, one of the most preferred mediums for being up to date regarding fantasy cricket updates. With Dream11 allowing users to prepare the best possible lineup once the toss commences till the time players set their foot on the field, it becomes important to keep oneself updated even in the minutest matters of concern be it toss update, weather forecast, preferred picks at a particular venue to name a few. 

Having a strong fan-base in Twitter, in such cases, plays a major role as the match related updates keep the fantasy cricket geeks on their toes till before the game commences. 

  1. Telegram 

While YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter continue to rule the hearts of the public, Telegram is one such medium whose usage has increased significantly thanks to the rapid rise in fantasy gaming. 

Not to mention, there are influencers on Telegram with stupendous followings across other platforms who do the honors of keeping fans engaged and updated via images, audio, and videos centered on the best fantasy tips for a given feud. 

  1. Blogs & Websites 

In today’s competitive space, there are already a plethora of blogs and websites available on the internet solely for the purpose of providing the best fantasy tips and lineups to the users. 

In fact, many of the blogs have their own newsletters through which they keep the viewers informed about the pre-match information in exchange for their email addresses. 

So, these were some of the popular methods which have been followed by the fantasy gamers in keeping oneself updated about the latest happenings in the cricketing world. If you’re a cricket fanatic and want to step into the world of fantasy cricket then don’t forget to follow the aforementioned as they might go a long way in multiplying your chances of winnings in a given contest. 


Author – Shashank

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