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CricHQ Ties-Up With UCWeb To Extend Its Reach In India

CricHQ, the Wellington-based cricket technology firm founded by famed Newzealand cricketers Stephen Fleming and Brendon McCullum, has announced partnership with mobile Internet giant UCWeb. As per the deal, UCWeb will promote CricHQ directly through millions of UC Browser users in India. The companies will be integrating some of CricHQ’s market leading performance analysis stats into the UC Browser cricket offering during the ongoing IPL.

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“UCWeb’s flagship product UC Browser is used by more than 500 million users worldwide and is the preferred mobile browser for a particularly large user base in India. Aiming to constantly provide its users with unique content, UCWeb released a special ‘cricket 2014 version’ of UC Browser for Android earlier this month with the most comprehensive IPL content and services to cricket fans. Taking a step further, CricHQ will be released on UC Browser on 3rd May 2014 and will provideUCWeb users with an opportunity to meet their cricketing heroes whilst offering never seen before content. This is definitely a partnership we are excited about!”, said Abhishek Sharma, Director of Marketing Communications for UCWeb in India.

UC Browser is available on more than 3,000 different models of mobile devices from over 200 manufacturers, and is compatible with all mainstream operating systems. Serving over 500 million users in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, UC Browser is now available in ten languages including English, Russian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese.

UC Browser is also available for free download on the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Nokia Ovi Store and Windows Phone Store.

“CricHQ is extremely delighted to be partnering with UCWeb as we continue to expand in Asia. The Indian mobile Internet market in particular is absolutely the key to our growth, and I could not think of a better partner to have that will help us capture this market.” said Simon Baker, CEO of CricHQ. “We have some really exciting plans to execute in India as we launch our social app for cricket that is seeded by content from professional players and match notifications from all levels of cricket globally. We have launched a ‘Meet Your Heroes’ contest that will be run in association with UCWeb across India throughout the IPL.”

unnamed (4)“Meet Your Heroes” is a free to enter competition running on CricHQ throughout the IPL. There are daily chances to win opportunities to meet your favourite stars, get tickets to matches and travel in style with free VIP transport provided.

Cricket fans will get chances to meet international stars including Ravi Ashwin, Brendon McCullum, Faf du Plessis, Michael Hussey, Stephen Fleming, George Bailey and many more by registering on CricHQ.com  and following their favourite players.


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