Cricket apps for BlackBerry

cricketCricket World Cup fever is in the air and with these applications installed on your BlackBerry smartphone, you can keep up to date with the progress of the Proteas, brush up on your knowledge of cricketing rules and lingo, and read up on your favourite players – past and present.

Cricket Terms

If you don’t know your "China Man" from your "Carom Ball", this is the app for you. It offers easy-to-understand definitions for common cricketing jargon, words and phrases.

For more information, please visit: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/23501?lang=en

Cricket Club

The completely free Cricket Club app offers you detailed score cards, ball-by-ball commentary, match and series schedules, player profiles and best of all – a detailed set of graphs including wagon wheels for every player. Everything is updated in real time.

For more information, please visit: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/23743?lang=en

Wicket Wit Quips and Quotes for the Cricket Obsessed (ebook)

From ‘run-out rebuttals’ to ‘wicket wisecracks’, ‘oval orations’ to ‘howzat humiliations’, this side-splitting book will ensure you’ll never be stumped for a return again.

For more information, please visit: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/14326?lang=en

Twenty20 World Cricket

Don’t just watch the cricket – take part in it with the Twenty20 World Cricket game. Play for your favourite team and become world champions in ‘Tournament’ mode or play a quick game when you have a few moments to kill.

For more information, please visit: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/16352?lang=en

A Story of The World’s Greatest Batsman- Sachin

Learn the story behind the legend, Sachin Tendulkar, who first wrote his name into the record books with a 664-run partnership with his childhood friend Vinod Kambli. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the career and life of the world’s finest batsman.

For more information, please visit: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/22211?lang=en

Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones

Follow our local cricket heroes on Twitter for BlackBerry and get live updates on what is happening at the World Cup Cricket. Learn more about the inside scoop by also following the South African cricket team (@justproteas).

* Article courtesy of Gadget, www.gadget.co.za.