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Introducing Opera Cricket

New Delhi, India - April 6, 2017

New Opera Mini brings faster access to cricket scores and alerts

Today, Opera rolls out Opera Cricket to keep users in India on top of this cricket season. The new feature not only provides lightning fast cricket scores, commentary, video, and notifications when on the move but will also allow users to keep track of their favorite teams & players in one place.

Opera Cricket services are available inside the popular Opera Mini browser for Android phones. After upgrading to the latest version of Opera Mini, users will see a "Get Started" banner to activate this feature. Then, they can start tracking live scores, stats, and watching videos immediately without the need to download other apps.

“What’s on” connects cricket fans to each and every single game

This category keeps users updated during on-going matches, and provides final scores in a blink by leveraging Opera Mini’s cloud technology. Additionally, there will be live ball-by-ball commentary for the biggest games.

Users can subscribe to each upcoming match to get a notification when the game begins. Just toggle the button to the left of the selected matches to receive the start-time notification. Cricket lovers will never miss a game again.

Keep your emotion high with match highlights

This window provides all the information cricket fans want to know. See all the live scores of T20 Matches, Test matches, and scorecards of the players as well. Users can stay updated with match statistics and breakdowns of the scores secured by the players.

Fetch the hottest cricket videos

Opera Cricket delivers exciting cricket video highlights. There is no need to download or open multiple video apps to watch cricket games. Users can get all of them directly inside the Opera Mini browser and watch their favorite match highlights.

“We Indians live and breathe cricket, and we don’t want to miss out any match,” says Sunil Kamath, VP of South Asia and South East Asia, Opera Software. “Opera Cricket embedded inside the new Opera Mini browser offers instant access to all the cricket updates. This is the fastest way for millions of Opera Mini cricket fans to stay on the top during this cricket season.”

Opera Mini has more than you think

Opera Mini’s compression technology reduced the size of all the heavy webpages and videos so that it loads content faster than other apps and light on data usage. Used by more than 50 million people in India, the Opera mobile browser has become the essential tool to enjoy faster internet experience on smartphones. With the recent updates, Opera Mini has now enabled users to get the most out of the web by integrating an AI-powered newsfeed, the advanced download manager for easy download, and a new Facebook notification bar.

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