International Cricket Council has declared the official fantasy league for 2015 ICC cricket world cup beginning from 14 February. The ICC Cricket Fantasy allows you to create your own team in the cricket world cup and have fun in the tournament. You can win awards in this Fantasy League as well. ICC provides you 1 million credits (fantasy currency) to pick up your XI.
In a press release ICC has mentioned that winners of fantasy league will have opportunity to win 2015 world cup merchandise and some other stuff too.
ICC said, “International Cricket Council (ICC) is delighted to announce the launch of the most detailed ever Fantasy League game for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, with multiple game modes and chances to win exclusive ICC Cricket World Cup merchandise and other prizes.”
There are two game modes in ICC Fantasy Cricket that are Tournament Mode and Match Mode. Tournament mode will be running throughout the 2015 world cup and winning team will be announced on the basis of points across all the matches for a team. The team has maximum points, will win the game. In the Match mode you need to create virtual XI for every single match.
You can select team in the following manner:
- At least 4 batsmen, you can go up to 5.
- Wicket Keeper: Exactly 1 (you can pick variable role wicket keepers as batsmen)
- At least two bowlers should be in the squad
- All-rounders: 1
One of the main rules is that you can’t pick six players from same country. For more information you can visit: Fantasy.icc-cricket.com.