Dream11 >Fantasy Cricket

Dream11 ushered in the growth of fantasy sports in India and ever since its advent in 2008, the industry has grown and matured. One of the key drivers of Fantasy sports in India is Fantasy cricket, which is obvious considering the fandom this sport has across the country. Let us dive right in and understand the following aspects of Fantasy cricket:

  1. Meaning
  2. Fantasy cricket industry overview in india
  3. Fantasy cricket points system
  4. How to make a fantasy cricket team on Dream11
  5. Fantasy cricket tips
  6. Types of contests
  7. Fantasy cricket winners

8. Winning money
9. Why play fantasy cricket on Dream11?
10. How much can you win?
11. How to play fantasy cricket for free?
12. Team names
13. Popular fantasy cricket leagues
14. Dos and Don’ts
15. History

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Welcome to the Best of Fantasy Cricket on Dream11

What is the fantasy cricket format of Dream11?

Fantasy cricket is a strategy based online sports game where players create a virtual team of real cricketers playing in real matches worldwide. You earn points based on the performances of these players in actual matches. You must pick your best team of 11 players from the teams playing on a given day and score higher than your opponents. Dream11 is one of the leading fantasy cricket websites for Indian sports fans.

How to play fantasy cricket on Dream11 app?

On Dream11, you can opt for standard cricket formats in T20, ODI & Tests, and different domestic leagues, international tournaments. Fantasy cricket is a game of skill that requires research skills and an analytical mind. You must have a fair understanding of cricket and research skills to win the game. Dream11 makes it easier with match analysis and player statistics to help you compete with other players and win exciting prizes.

Why play fantasy cricket on Dream11?

We’re India’s biggest fantasy sports platform with 20 Crore+ users playing on the app. We have solid partnerships with national and international sports leagues & bodies.We have 20+ reputed Indian and international cricketers as Dream11 brand ambassadors! We’re also a founding member of the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS). On Dream11, all fantasy players enjoy the best offers and promotions with secure transactions. More on this below.

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Fantasy Cricket Industry Overview in India

India’s online gaming platform takes over 3/4th of the gaming market. By far, fantasy sports is one of the most popular genres in the gaming world and is estimated to grow to a Rs. 1,65,000 crore market by FY25. From just a few fantasy sports gaming platforms in 2016 to 300+ developers at present, India is remarkably transforming this industry.

While Fantasy cricket has been there for a long time, it was in 2008 when the Indian Premier League was introduced that the cricket world was taken by storm. This, in turn, led to the popularity of ‘Fantasy cricket.’ Since then, Fantasy sports have advanced faster, and their reach widened to other sports such as hockey, football, basketball, kabaddi, badminton, etc. However, the most famous arena remains Fantasy cricket.

Moreover, in 2019, Dream11 encouraged the rise of other gaming unicorns in the country. With Fantasy cricket sports platforms like Dream11 enthralling crores of gamers every day, we are seeing an enormous surge in India’s fantasy sports industry.

Fantasy Cricket Points System

The Fantasy points differ slightly from one format of cricket to another. For example, if a bowler’s economy rate is under 5 runs per over in T20I, six points are added. However, there are no points based on the economy rate at all in Test cricket. Similarly, if a batter is dismissed for a duck in a Test match – four points are deducted. However, if the same happens in T10 or a T20 format, two points are deducted.

This is just to inform you that the points system varies by format. Here is a detailed write-up on the fantasy cricket points system. One thing, however, which is common across all formats is that the captain and vice-captain get 2x and 1.5x the points.

How To Make A Fantasy Cricket Team on Dream11-The Easier Way!

To learn how to play Fantasy Cricket on Dream11, you need to follow these steps to make a winning team:

  • Every cricket team you build on Dream11 must have 11 players
  • You can select a maximum of 10 players from any one of the teams
  • Your Dream11 Fantasy team has to be within the 100 credit cap
  • Your Fantasy Cricket team can have different combinations of players