Indian Premier League’s 2021 season is back on track after a pause due caused by Covid-19 outbreak earlier this year. BCCI was forced to called off IPL 2021 halfway but now, things are getting better and we are witnessing the 2nd leg of the IPL 2021 session being played in UAE. Global superstars have descended to play for their teams and make them win. On the field, 8 franchises are fighting for that coveted no 1 spot while at home, viewers are enjoying watching them play.
However, the rise of IPL fantasy apps also registered tremendous growth in India. According to a report from IMG, the fantasy games have registered about nine times growth in userbase and 3 fold growth in revenue. Going by the craze all around, it is safe to assume these numbers will be certainly going this year as well. There are several fantasy apps that are available for Android and IOS user but to ensure you don’t succumb to any scam we we will be looking at the top 8 which are most reliable.
Fantasy Apps- What do they mean?
Fantasy Apps give viewers a chance to make their teams and compete with others. If you feel, you know which players will perform on a particular day, then pick those 11 and get rolling. You have to create an account on any fantasy app to get started. Make your team and choose your captain. The points you score will depend upon how well the players you have picked, play during the game. Runs scored, wickets taken, catches and even stumpings allow you to earn points. Based on all these parameters, your team competes with other teams and you get a ranking display at the end of the match, depending upon which competition you entered.
Disclaimer- Smartprix does not endorse any of these apps. The information in this article is available on respective websites. Fantasy games are online betting which can be addictive and includes financial risks. Users above 18 years of age are advised to play as per the rules of the Government of India and at their own risk.
Top 8 Fantasy Apps
It is one of the most sought-after apps with brand ambassadors like MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya. It has more than 11 crore users and its highest winning amount goes up to 25 crores daily. If you believe you know how to make a balanced team with players that will perform that day, you can select your own playing 11 and choose your team’s captain and vice-captain. Next, you need to shell out some cash to enter a cash prize-winning contest. During the match, you will get points according to your player’s performance. The points get added as well as subtracted and rank is updated after every over. At the end of the match, your final rank is displayed along with a cash prize (if you have won it).
The winnings get transferred to your dream11 account. The entry fee for the contest is as low as 30Rs and winnings go as high as 25 crores. You get a bonus of 100 Rs. Every time you invite a friend to the app. Dream11 allows you to add cash via apps like Paytm, google pay, amazon pay, etc. The app is not available on the google play store, but IOS users can find it on the apple store. Android users have to rely on the company’s official channel.
2. Paytm First Games
This is a handcrafted platform from the house of Paytm, It is one of the best fantasy apps with Sachin Tendulkar as its face. You can download this app from the official Paytm website or app for an android phone.
Create an account using your details, create a team and compete with other players on the platform. Based on the performance of the players, you have picked, you can win cash prizes of up to 10 crores. An instant withdrawal facility is available. Signing up gives you a reward of Rs 50 and referrals can also make you money. It has a special feature called Guru, where experts tell their preference of players. There is a feature called Missions too, which helps you earn points for every small thing you do. It has different kinds of contests and various other games like ludo, rummy, etc that also allow you to earn some cash.
One of the most well-known fantasy apps with more than 60 lakh users and great rewards. It has some special features like20x more winnings or 100% usable extra cash. With FanFight, you can create a team and line them up against any team playing at that moment. You get points for every run, wicket, or catch. These points can be credited as money later.
It has the option to play other sports too like football, basketball, etc. apart from cricket. Its winning amount goes up to 2.5 crores daily and you can withdraw as little as RS 250 from your account. There are multiple contests to participate in and winnings distribution is quick too. For IOS users, the app is available on the Apple store but Android users will have to rely on the APK file provided by FanFight itself.
4. IPL 2021 Official
IPL 2021 has its official cricket platform too. Sign in with your credentials, make a team, and compete with others to earn points. Since this app is powered by Dream11, the method, contests, and prizes remain the same. You can find these contests on the official IPL 2021 website.
Available in 9 different languages with Virender Sehwag as its ambassador, MyTeam11 is one of the most accessible platforms for the Indian public. It has more than 15 crore downloads to date.
Over 100 contests are played daily on this app with winnings going up to 5 crores. It offers a signup bonus of Rs 100 and gives an option to play other games too like hockey, rugby, or basketball. Withdrawals can be as low as Rs 100 and the app has both free or paid versions to get started.
Anyone with an interest in fantasy cricketing apps will have heard about My11Circle for sure. With Sourav Ganguly, Rashid Khan, and Shane Watson being its faces, it is one of the most trustworthy fantasy cricket apps in India. It has more than 1.3 crore users and its daily winning pool goes as high as 30 lakh rupees. It allows you to play football too and its withdrawal amount can be as low as Rs. 100.
Unlike other platforms, it doesn’t have a maximum withdrawal limit, so users can withdraw all his/her money at once too. It has practice contests too, which don’t need any money and you get 100 credits to make a team of 11 players. It gives you a detailed match analysis to decide team combination and you can also choose the match you want to be judged upon. Android users can give a missed call on 8010400200 to get the app for their device.
7. Mobile Premier League (MPL)
MPL allows you to make your team for IPL daily and win exciting prizes. With Virat Kohli as its ambassador, MPL has 6 crores plus users at the moment. Users are winning up to 40 crores daily and it doesn’t even have a pre-set minimum and maximum withdrawal limit on your account. Android users can get it through MPL’s official website.
Its contests start from Rs 5 and you can enter multiple contests at the same time too. A pool contest is the best way of winning cash prizes. You can win bonuses by referring MPL to others and it also gives you 5% money back if you lose a cash contest. It has a dedicated customer service team for any grievances and offers a special VIP membership costing between Rs. 49 and Rs. 99 per month.
PlayerzPot is a 100% legal and secure app to play fantasy contests to win prizes. You get a bonus of Rs 20 on signing up and there is no verification process too. Winnings can get transferred to your Paytm wallet with a minimum withdrawal amount being Rs 150. It has a good support team too and the competition on the app is not tough. Kabaddi can also be played on it.
Here are the top 8 Fantasy Apps you can use to play during IPL 2021. So, if you have good knowledge about the game, get going and win exciting cash prizes with minimal investment.