FANTASY CRICKET


RULES




WHAT IS NIRVANA FANTASY CRICKET?


The Nirvana Fantasy Cricket invites you to be the manager and pick upto 3 teams using an imaginary budget of Rs. 100 crores per team. The players you select will score points for you depending on their on-field performances across International Cricket and other Cricket competitions which feature in the Fantasy game.
WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE GAME?


The Nirvana Fantasy competition will have three broad forms of Fantasy Cricket running:
  • ODI Open League - A competition which runs throughout the year, this format of the game will make available all cricketers playing in any ODI series.
  • Test Series – This particular format of the game will feature the two teams that are battling each other in a particular Test series. Players from these two teams only will be available for selection for the particular series. Such a competition while be held for the duration of the particular series.
  • ODI Series - Similar to the Test Series format, users can play an ODI series where players involved only in a particular series will be available for selection. Such a competition will be on for the duration of the particular series.


HOW MANY TEAMS CAN I CREATE?


Each user will be allowed to create and manage upto 3 teams in all. Complete flexibility in creating teams is granted. The 3 teams can be utilized for either one or all formats of the game. (Formats of the game explained above)


HOW DO I SELECT MY TEAM?



A user may enter upto 3 Fantasy teams. Every user will be given a budget of Rs.100 crores per team made up of eleven players. The Team must consist of:
  • 5 Batsmen
  • 4 Bowlers
  • 1 Wicket-keeper
  • 1 All rounder

The team with the above mentioned combination has to be picked within the allocated budget.


WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE CAPTAIN IN MY FANTASY TEAM?


Users have to nominate one member of their team to be the captain. This player’s performance will double the number of points he would usually have been awarded that day.

If your captain does not play, you lose the chance to earn bonus points as having a standby captain is not an option.

You can change your captain at the bottom of the ‘Manage Team’ page. Any changes you make to your captain will become active for the next match or set of matches.


HOW DOES THE TRANSFER SYSTEM WORK?


The Nirvana Fantasy Cricket has different rules for the multiple formats of the game (Formats of the game explained above).
  • ODI Open League –Unlimited team transfers can be made between each daily deadline.
  • ODI & Test Series – Transfer limit for each individual series will be decided by our game administrator based on the number of games in the series. Transfer limit will be communicated to users in advance.

Any transfers you make will become active at the next deadline.


WHAT DEADLINES WILL APPLY FOR MAKING CHANGES TO MY TEAM?


Any changes to your team (transfers, captain changes) must be made one hour prior to the next game to take effect for that match or set of matches on the day. Deadlines for each format of the game will be communicated to users.


HOW DO I SCORE POINTS IN THE GAME?


During the Fantasy game, the fantasy players will be allocated points after each match based on the performances of their team’s players on the day.

 Action  Points
 For runs scored in a match  1 per run
 For scoring 50 runs in a match  + 10
 For scoring 100 runs in a match  + 20
 For scoring 200 runs in a match (Test only)  + 40
 For each wicket taken in a match  20
 For 3 wickets taken in a match (ODI only)  + 10
 For 5 wickets taken in a match  + 20
 For 10 wickets taken in a match  + 40
 For every run out  10
 For every catch  10
 For every stumping  15



HOW ARE PLAYERS VALUED IN NIRVANA FANTASY CRICKET?


Each player has been assigned a certain value which in turn is the cost at which he may be bought for your team. Player values are determined on the basis of on-field performances and will be audited at the end of the Cricket calendar year by our stats experts and game administrator.


WHAT IS THE DURATION OF NIRVANA FANTASY CRICKET?


With multiple games available on Nirvana Fantasy Cricket, each game format has its own duration (Formats of the game explained above).


HOW MANY LEAGUES CAN I JOIN OR CREATE?


Users can participate in a league only by invitation from a league creator. Each user can participate in a maximum of 3 leagues. To join a particular league, the user must have a team in the format of the game in which the mini league is running. A user can create only one league. Each team scores points based on player performance and competes against other teams in the following leagues:
  • The overall league involving all registered teams.
  • Private leagues with your friends and colleagues (optional).

If there is a tie in a league, the team who has registered earlier will be placed higher.


HOW IS THE WINNER DETERMINED IN THE FANTASY GAME?


A user with the maximum points at the end of the game (see game format) will be declared the winner. In the event of two or more players having the same number of the points, the user who has signed up earlier in the game will be declared the winner. In case the points earned for the finals is also the same, then the winner will be randomly picked.