It’s that time of the year when most of us are thinking of creative (and believable) excuses to skip work and stay home to catch every match. Yes, the World Cup fever is back. But this time you don’t have to stress about missing a match or curse that important meeting you are stuck in, because we are giving you solutions to stay updated with everything that’s happening on the field. And all you enthusiasts, who are still a little wobbly about terminologies and moves, some of these apps will help you brush up on that too.

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This app, too, lets you pick up that virtual bat and hit a six along with live score updates. Power Cricket T20 lets you play against the top nine cricket teams from across the world.

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Apart from just keeping up with the scores, you can also enjoy a gully-cricket version of the game on your mobile devices. This is the perfect app for those who are nostalgic about playing the game in their neighbourhood when they were young. In this version of the game, the rules are modified to suit the ‘gully’ situation while the usual excitement of the game remains intact.

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The ESPNcricinfo Windows 8 app will provide comprehensive coverage of the matches and bring live ball-by-ball scoring, detailed news, features and editorial content straight to your cell phone.

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Get the fastest cricket score updates and live commentary via CricBuzz directly on to your Windows Phone. If you can’t be at the match, CricBuzz’s commentary will definitely make you feel like you are at one. It has an intuitive interface that makes browsing easier than ever before.