In a move towards moving the game to a heightened ‘online’ state, the ICC has launched a free-to-download App for cricket fans to follow action ICC World Twenty20 2012.
Released in partnership with Reliance Communications on available across multiple platforms.
Video match highlights, live audio commentary, exclusive videos, virtual graphics and footage from post-match press conferences are on offer.
Cricket fans will also be able to use the App to vote in live polls which take place during matches and throughout the duration of the tournament.
The results of these polls will be broadcast live on the global broadcast feed and users must access the App to influence the voting.
The App will contain all scores, statistics and insider news from the tournament, as well as profiles on teams and players.
The ICC Cricket App is available on iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Nokia smartphones from the official App Stores and mobile operator App stores.
How to download? Go to www.icc-cricket.com to find out.
Campbell Jamieson, the ICC’s General Manager – Commercial, said: “We believe that offering an official ICC Cricket App will provide the ICC with another invaluable platform to engage with our fan base and provide them with a new way to follow ICC events.
“Through the live voting feature provided exclusively on the App, fans will get an opportunity to share their views with a global broadcast audience.”