Frequently Asked Questions
What is Fantasy Cricket?
Fantasy cricket is a type of fantasy sports game that allows players to create a virtual team of real-life cricket players and compete against other players based on the actual performances of those players in real-life matches. Players score points based on the performance of their chosen players in real-life matches, and the player with the most points at the end of the competition wins.
Fantasy cricket is typically played online, through websites or mobile apps and can be played by individuals or in groups. It’s a game of skill and not gambling, players use their knowledge and understanding of the sport and the players to create the best possible team and compete with others.
Is playing Fantasy Games legal?
Yes, playing Fantasy games is perfectly legal in India and many parts of the globe. They are considered a ‘Game of Skill’ and require knowledge, and analysis of the game. There might be some regions within a country or countries where they are considered illegal. For more details on things, you need to know before playing fantasy games, read our blog.
Which are the best Fantasy Games Apps available in India?
There are more than 50 Apps available for playing fantasy games in India.
Kindly read about the Top Fantasy Apps in our Blog .
What is Dream11 and why is it so popular?
Dream11 is a fantasy sports platform that allows players to create a virtual team of real-life sports players and compete against other players based on the actual performances of those players in real-life matches.
One of the reasons why Dream11 is so popular is that it offers a wide range of sports to choose from incuding Cricket, Football, Basketball, Kabaddi, Baseball, Volleyball, Handball, Rugby.
Dream11 offers large cash prizes for players who perform well in the games, which adds a level of excitement and competition to the platform. This incentivizes players to put in more effort and research to build their teams, making the game more engaging and entertaining.
What information is used for predicting game outcome?
Data is the key to prediction. We go beyond the normal prediction by using as much information as is available publicly. The data is then cleaned and structured for easy access. Co-relations are made using the data for improving the prediction. In short we create ‘Digital Twins’ of players / Teams that mimic the real life players and Teams to help predict how any game will be played and what will be the probable outcome of the match.
What are the different games for which you make predictions?
At present we have started making predictions for various formats of Cricket.
We plan to extend these predictions for all other team games that fantasy players play.
What are your subscription charges for accessing this information?
We will be sharing a lot of our insights free of charges. However, we will be charging a subscription for predicting fantasy team/s and our charges will be priced very reasonably in such a way you earn much more than you spend on playing fantasy games.
What is Fantasy Premier League?
Fantasy Premier League or FPL is another of the many names for Fantasy Games.
The other names commonly used include:
Digital Fantasy Games (DFS)
Online Digital Fantasy Games (ODFS)
How to choose a good fantasy league player?
Choosing good fantasy league players is crucial for building a successful team. Here are some points to help you choose the best players for your fantasy league team:
1) Research the players
2) Check the form and the role of the player
3) Look at the match conditions
4) Check the performance of player against opposition
5) Selecting the Caption and Vice-Captain is critical as the are given more points
6) Follow expert advice
What is the difference between 'Game of Skill' & 'Game of Luck'?
‘Game of Skill’ is a term used for an online or virtual game if playing the game involves a lot of knowledge, understanding and strategies to play the virtual game and trying to win is. Luck plays a small role in winning or losing such games. In a ‘Game of Luck’ the knowledge, understanding & skill play very minor role in winning or losing and luck plays a major role.
Is your prediction of Fantasy Games 100% accurate?
No one can accurately predict the outcome of every game 100% accurately all the time. However, with the use of accurate past Data, various Algorithms, AI/ML tools and various other prediction methods, the accuracy of predictions increases significantly.
What are the different data you use?
The data we use can be broadly categorised as:
1) Statistical Information – Players/ Team past data like scores to get as much detail as possible
2) Human Behaviour – Understanding how different Players/ Team members/ Support staff behave and react to different situations as individuals and as a unit
3) External Factors – The effects of external factors like weather conditions, ground/pitch conditions are used to predict how different players / team performs under these conditions.
What do you mean by a 'Digital Twin' or a 'Virtual Twin'?
Anything that exists in the world around you or that you perceive mentally can be duplicated in the Digital World using Data, Algorithms and rules to resemble and behave exactly like its counterpart – This ‘Virtual World Copy’ is called a ‘Digital Twin’.
Simulators that are used to help you learn how to drive a car or fly an airplane are some commonly used ‘Digital Twins’. With better and cheaper computing capabilities, Virtual Twins are being used very extensively for various purposes to mimic anything you can think of.