Most of us watch it, and all of us discuss it. Here are 10 cricket games that you can play on your netbook or even your mobile phone. Use them to practice, sharpen your knowledge of the game, or to simply get your virtual cricketing fix.
1. Stick Cricket
If you're looking for a way to improve your ability to read the ball or better your shot selection, then this online training game is a must-play. You can play a practice match or a full-fledged game as per your convenience. As a bowler, the training mode teaches you an array of standard bowling styles, while with he bat, it helps you with your timing as well as shot selection. If you wish to manage your progress and save your scores and stats, you can register with the website free of cost. You can also play full games under the Slog, World Domination, Head2Head, World T2 and Premiere League modes.
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2. nPower cricket game
The nPower Cricket Game, from the nPower Test Series website, is yet another game designed to help you hone your batting skills. The object of this Flash-based game is to amass as many runs as possible in the allotted 12 overs. The game ends once your 12 overs have been bowled, or once all 10 wickets have fallen. You can register with the website free of cost to save your scores and compete with other players for the top spot.
Another game that helps you to test your 'slog over' skills, this particular online game from CricInfo.com comes in two variants. Apart from 'Just Slogout!', you can also play 'Slogout Classic!', which, unlike the former, lets you play 5-over, 10-over, 15-over or 20-over games with teams of your choice. You can play at Easy, Medium or Hard difficulty modes depending on your proficiency with the game. You can also save your scores by registering with the website for free.
4. Super Sixes
This one is all about playing in the death overs! Practice