How to Play Fantasy Cricket for Australia vs India Series (2019)

Team India rarely seems to be off the field for a long time with back to back Test, ODI and T20 matches with some or the other team. 2019 began with the ending of India tour of Australia which has been followed by team India tour of New Zealand. After this, team Australia will be visiting India for this 2019 tour, and the matches will begin from February 24.

Here is everything about this tour and some important tips and information that you will need to play India vs Australia fantasy cricket for this series: –

India vs Australia Series (2019): An Introduction

Recently, team India has played in an amazing manner during their tour of Australia 2018-19 and have proved their capabilities even on the grounds that are considered difficult for the Indian players. Now, the hosts will be ready to welcome team Australia and the two teams will be playing T20 and ODI matches.

India vs Australia Series Format

This series will comprise of 7 matches between team India and team Australia. The series begins with two T20 matches. They will be followed by 5 ODI matches, and all the cricket fans are quite excited to see this much-awaited clash between the two teams on the Indian soil. Here is a glimpse of this series: –


T20I Matches:

24-Feb1st T20IDr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 7:00 PM
01:30 PM GMT / 07:00 PM LOCAL
27-Feb2nd T20IM.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 7:00 PM
01:30 PM GMT / 07:00 PM LOCAL

ODI Matches:




2-Mar1st ODIRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad 1:30 PM
08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM LOCAL
5-Mar2nd ODIVidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur 1:30 PM
08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM LOCAL
8-Mar3rd ODIJSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi 1:30 PM
08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM LOCAL
10-Mar4th ODIPunjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali 1:30 PM
08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM LOCAL
13-Mar5th ODIFeroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 1:30 PM
08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM LOCAL

How to Join the Fantasy Cricket Leagues & Contests

For those who are new to fantasy cricket, it is first important to know how can you join this exciting online fun. Before India, vs Australia game series begins, it is important to join a fantasy cricket website so that you are quite aware of the rules and processes of playing games there. Here is a brief about it: –

  • Firstly, carry out research on the popular websites in the market. You can do this by exploring online, checking the reviews of various websites or apps. If you are a believer of first-hand information, it is always better to ask a friend who is fond of playing fantasy cricket. He/ she will be able to give a better idea about the website he is using for playing along with the reasons for not choosing other websites.
  • You will find out that will prove to be the best website for you.
  • It is important to read all the terms & conditions and the general rules that are mentioned on every website. If you feel comfortable with those rules and understand them well, you can join the website.
  • Registering on a fantasy cricket website is very simple. You just need to provide the basic information like your name, date of birth, email ID, mobile number and other required details on the registration page and your profile will be created once the submitted details are verified.
  • Once this is done, you will need to connect your bank account with your profile on the website. This will be needed because your winning points can only be redeemed by transferring the proportionate money into your bank account.
  • When all this is done, you are ready to play fantasy cricket games online. Just play the games wisely after understanding the rules of every game so that you can win the maximum amount of money and enjoy a higher chance of winning.

It is important to choose the website wisely and know all the important rules before you start playing!

Tips to Create the Best Fantasy Cricket Team

Winning in fantasy cricket matches solely lies on the fantasy team that you create for every game. All the cricket fans will be excited for Australia tour of India 2019. This excitement has increased for the Indian fans seeing the form of our players in the recent matches in Australia. Let your favourite game of cricket make you win something big while you play online.

Here are some of the fantasy cricket tips that you will need to make your fantasy game better for this India vs Australia cricket game series in 2019: –

  • It is important to keep a check on the announcement of the squad for both the teams. Once the squad is announced, you can check the track records of all the players to get an idea of what kind of performance you should expect from the players.
  • Read the rules carefully before you start picking up the players for your fantasy team. This applies to both T20 and ODI matches of this series. Once you are aware of the rules, you reduce the chances of losing money through non-compliance of rules. Though the basic rules are the same for almost every fantasy cricket website, there can be minor changes from one website to another. This can prove to be tricky for you if you are registering on a new website. Thus, if you are new, it is advisable to play some online matches before India vs Australia series begins so that you do not have any chance of losing through penalty.
  • Keep your favourite players aside for some time and choose with a sound mind while you are picking up your fantasy team. This will help you in making the best decisions, and you will choose the right players because it is important to make unbiased decisions for fantasy cricket.
  • Pick the right number of players from both the teams. You cannot pick more than 6 players from one team for your fantasy cricket team.
  • For the two T20 matches that will be held in the starting of the series, it is important to pick good all-rounders. They have better chances of performing well in T20 matches and can make you earn more points either through batting or through bowling. A batsman or bowler can fail, but it is rare for an all-rounder to fail in both the capacities.
  • In T20, you need powerful hitters. They have higher chances of scoring more runs and can make your points total grow in fantasy cricket.
  • For the five ODI matches, you need to be more careful while making decisions. Your fantasy cricket team should be a blend of the experienced players with some of the shining stars of modern times. This will make your team a stable one, and you can win more if any one of them performs great.
  • It is important to analyses the field before you pick your team. Every ground is different, and the average scoring pattern is also different. When you are aware of this, you can choose your players in a better manner.
  • The conditions of the fields will also help you in picking up the bowlers for your fantasy team. Some fields are beneficial for the fast bowlers while others are beneficial for the spinners. Thus, you must check the performing pattern of the pitch in the past few matches.
  • It is important to know some tips from the experts. There are pre-match shows on TV before every match begins. While you are picking up your fantasy cricket team, make sure that you go through these shows to find out something important for that day’s match. This can be related to the pitch conditions, the past records of any particular player or the expected playing XI. Since the experts are closer to the field and the game than the audience, their predictions will be better than you. Thus, you can always take hints from their cricket predictions and use them in your game.
  • Do not forget to check the weather forecast before a game begins. This will give you an idea of how the ball is likely to behave in both the innings. Also, you will know whether rains have any chances of disturbing the game and reducing the number of overs or not.
  • If you have not followed the matches of India tour of Australia 2018-19, it is important that you check the highlights or read the summary of the T20 and ODI matches of that series before this one begins. It will give you an idea of how the two rival teams are likely to behave when they face each other in the Indian fields.

Fantasy cricket is fun and has been a growing trend in online cricket since the past few years. If you have been away from this trend till now, India vs Australia game series is the perfect time to enjoy the fun, test your cricket decision-making and try your luck online. Besides money, you can even win some cricket-related goodies at times that you will love to keep safely throughout your lives. So, keep these tips in mind and get ready for the exciting series.

Hema Manral

Hema Manral is a professional writer, a blogger who writes for a variety of online sports & games publications. She is also an acclaimed blogger outreach expert and content marketer. She loves writing blogs and promoting websites related to sports sectors. Her primarily passion is to watch, review and share the insights on Cricket for Golden Jeeto.

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