With the onset of the T20 Cricket season in India, Bing has announced a refreshed set of Cricket oriented search features such as Bing predictions, polls and quizzes designed to give Cricket lovers an enriched search experience. Bing brings to users an application integrated into Bing search that will provide comprehensive Cricket content such as live score, news, videos, photo, stats, previews, commentaries, etc. The search engine will also provide information on history of Cricket, the records held by cricketers etc, as stated by the company in its press statement.
Searching for “Cricket World Cup” on the Bing homepage will bring up the content to the top where users will get match predictions, standings, stats, polls and quiz on a day by day basis as the competition progresses.
The intuitive Bing Predicts feature makes in-match predictions, updating winners every five overs. Bing uses search, social, and other relevant data to make intelligent predictions about upcoming events, like sports games, reality TV shows, and more.
Follow Cricket using Cortana and play Cricket quiz on Windows 10
Cortana will help keep all its users on Windows 10 stay updated with the latest and best of Cricket matches. By simply asking her about “Cricket scores” or scores of the favourite team will be able to check the entire schedule of the tournament or just the matches of their favorite team.
Ball by ball Updates through Carousel
The search engine will now show users the most recent results and updates starting from Match schedule to point tables with a simple search. This helps in eliminating the need to hop between different websites to check match updates. Bing will also have all the information one needs for the matches all in one place with in-depth features including match schedules, results, and top player statistics.
Daily Cricket Quiz
Bing also offers users the opportunity to play a daily cricket quiz to test their skills and voice their thoughts in the daily poll. Additionally, it also gives a reason behind very correct answer followed by a score allowing Cricket lovers to enhance their knowledge about the sport’s history. Users can share their score card via Facebook and Twitter and can challenge their family/friends to take up the quick cricket quiz.
Bing predictions on UCWeb
With the integration with UC Browser, its users can now enjoy the unique analytical feature offered by Bing. The search engine will provide big data and stats on Cricket games with UC Cricket. Fans watching the action live from the stadium will also be able to see the Bing predicts at the beginning of the match as its accessible across mobiles and other devices on Bing.com.
Speaking on the refreshed features, Sundar Srinivasan, GM Bing Search, said, “Over the past few months, we have been working to enrich Cricket search experiences to show more match details. We anticipate our unique offerings such as Bing Predicts and quiz will make this T20 Cricket season much more exciting and engaging for the fans. These all new experiences on Bing and Cortana will provide comprehensive cricket information for all cricket fans.”