IPL 2017: Top 5 Live Streaming and Online Cricket Score Apps #IPL

Another favourite time of the year, IPL 2017 – the 10th season of the Indian Premier League. Today’s topic, live streaming! Live video and audio footage engagement has taken off in a big way in the sports industry and is continuing to grow and gain users, but why? Well, to say the least, having the ability to tap into and view faraway places is pretty outstanding and not too long ago would have been pretty hard to imagine possible.

Also Read: IPL 2017 Live Streaming & Telecast Schedule: How to watch VIVO Indian Premier League 10 Online & List of TV channels

So as always, there’s an app for that! In this case, there are five.

Today I would like to show you the 5 most popular apps for live streaming and getting live updates of IPL matches.

#1 – Official IPL 2017 App by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

This is the official IPL app by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). If you’re a sucker for exclusive coverage of the IPL without being bombarded with ads, the official one is your calling. It will give you ball-by-ball scores and commentary with video highlights, along with other features. There is also live photo stream with news and exclusive interviews.

Official IPL 2017 App by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Official IPL 2017 App by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Top Features:

  • Live scores
  • Hawk analyses
  • New layout
  • Optimized for phablet and tablets
  • Commentary
  • Points table
  • News
  • Interviews
  • Highlights Videos and statistics

#2 – Hotstar

Sports fans don’t be disappointed as we have all the sports action from starsports.com available on Hotstar. For all the cricket fans, our app is loaded with latest International & domestic cricketing action along with live cricket scores, live cricket TV, live cricket streaming. Hotstar is your live cricket app where you can stream VIVO IPL 2017 and is your go-to IPL 2017 app. Hotstar will also offer fastest cricket scores and can be your preferred IPL live score app and IPL 2017 streaming app. Moreover, one can watch full match replays / highlights from any recently concluded match from any sport only on the Hotstar app. Watch all the adrenaline pumping action on our app which transforms itself into a Live Sports TV only for you.

Top Features:

  • Live Scores
  • Player statistics
  • Star power ratings to individual players impact on game
  • Highlights videos

Also Read: IPL 2017: Complete fixtures, schedule and time in IST with venue details

#3 – CricBuzz

The most preferred destination to follow Live Cricket Scores and everything else related to Cricket.

Best app so far with features that every cricket fan will enjoy to the fullest. Not only will you get ball-to-ball updates with commentary, but you can also track and revisit previous matches. Track match stats, player stats and records. Follow your favourite player’s profile and get their entire cricket information. You can even get a quick access from the widget screen.

Top Features:

  • Live cricket score updates and ball by ball text commentary that helps you visualize the action.
  • Match Timelines and Twitter Timelines in the Commentary page (Match Center)
  • Match alerts via push notification service – so that you don’t miss THE moment
  • Latest cricket news and editorials – to keep you posted on the latest happenings.
  • Current Matches page – To help you follow all live matches in one place.
  • Upcoming matches – what’s up for tomorrow, next week, next month?
  • Series Home – Complete coverage of any major series/tournament in one place.
  • Results of recent matches – in case you want to look at the scorecard of a game that you recently missed.
  • Series Stats and Overall Records – for the ones obsessed with numbers
  • Photos – because a picture is worth a thousand words and all that.
  • Differential sized Widgets – Bringing the game onto your home-screen.
  • Player profiles – Cricket is all about the players – runs, wickets and everything else.
  • Player and Team Rankings for ODIs, Tests, and T20Is.
  • Points tables for all major tournaments – Which team is at the top and who will get knocked out?
  • Share the score – Give score updates via sms/email or share the scores of Facebook/Twitter.
  • Cricket On Twitter: Follow your favorite cricketers and commentators on Twitter.
  • Cricket Videos: Highlights for select matches in select countries. Expert analysis by Harsha Bhogle and Alan Wilkins.

#4 – ESPN Cricinfo Cricket

The official ESPNcricinfo cricket app is the other app that you would need to keep yourself updated with the latest scores, breaking-stories, player statistics, records, rankings, exclusive content from the best writers, audio, video and much more – this is just the perfect personal Cricket companion. What more could any sports fan ask for?

Top Features:

  • Instant scores and updates on all the cricketing action from around the world with ball by ball commentary and full match coverage including news, videos, photos among others.
  • Breaking news and analysis across hundreds of leagues and teams.
  • Add and remove favorite teams quickly and easily for a customized experience.
  • Love reading about cricket? Read from the finest writers in the game in our Features and Blogs.
  • Enriched matches section to easily access results and fixtures by month, team, series and type.
  • All the alert options you need: never miss another wicket, milestone, game start/end or tidbit of breaking news.
  • Watch and listen to the latest ESPNcricinfo video and audio podcasts.
  • Engaging content including snippets, stands among others.
  • Compare player statistics and view player profile across teams.
  • Ability to add content to favourites in the app.
  • Adding fixtures to calendar to be reminded of that match you were looking forward to.
  • Share content with friends.

#5 – NDTV Cricket

The NDTV Cricket app offers fastest live score updates via push technology with ball-by-ball commentary along with latest News, Photos and Stats.

Top Features:

  • Live match coverage – ball-by-ball commentary.
  • Complete scorecard
  • Photos
  • Reports.

All these apps now offers an enhanced IPL streaming experience with new features. Happy watching VIVO IPL 2017!

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