Got IPL fever? Now track live scores with Alexa-powered Amazon Echo

By Anuj Sharma - April 12, 2018
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Fans can now track live scores, team standings, player stats, past records; follow your favourite teams and cricketers; and explore cricket trivia. ....

When the entire nation is gripped in cricket fever, can Alexa be left behind! Armed with knowledge about the various teams, players, match schedules and trivia, Alexa is all set to become your one-stop shop for catching up on highlights and checking facts about the game.

Fans can now track live scores, team standings, player stats, past records; follow your favourite teams and cricketers; and explore cricket trivia.

Popular teams such as Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians have launched their very own Alexa Skill. Now you can get the latest updates and news from these teams by just asking Alexa. Using just your voice, you can track your favourite team’s progress through the entire IPL season. Watch out for ‘RCB Insider’ in the RCB skill and the weekly podcast by KKR.

Here are a few ways in which you can interact with Alexa for cricket updates, #JustAsk:

Check for cricket match schedules

  • Alexa, when is the next IPL match?
  • Alexa, when is the IPL final?

Catch up on a match that you missed

  • Alexa, what’s the match report/ update?
  • Alexa, who won man of the match in the last game?
  • Alexa, who scored the highest in last match?   
  • Alexa, who took most wickets in the match?
  • Alexa, how much did Kohli score in the match?

Follow a live match

  • Alexa, what is the IPL score?
  • Alexa, who is batting right now?
  • Alexa, who is bowling?
  • How many sixes did Kohli hit?
  • Alexa, what’s the projected score?

Follow your favorite player’s performance in IPL

  • Alexa, how many runs has Shikhar Dhawan scored in IPL 2018?
  • Alexa, how many wickets did Ashwin take in IPL 2018?
  • Alexa, who is the leading wicket-taker this season?

General trivia and round up

  • Alexa, who is the Captain/Coach/Owner of Delhi Daredevils

Kolkata Knight Riders skill

  • Alexa, open Knight Riders
  • Alexa, ask Knight Riders to give me player stats for Dinesh Karthik
  • Alexa, ask Knight Riders to launch the Weekly Podcas

Mumbai Indians skill

  • Alexa, open Mumbai Indians
  • Alexa, ask Mumbai Indians for latest score
  • Alexa, ask Mumbai Indians to give me stats of Rohit Sharma

Royal Challengers skill

  • Alexa, open Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Alexa, Start Royal Challengers Bangalore insider
  • Alexa, Open Royal Challengers Bangalore quiz

Insider tips

  • Check out the Super Six skill and play voice cricket for six balls with your favourite teams. There are six international teams to choose from. Just ask “Alexa, open super six” and she will guide you through the next steps.
  • Open Cricket Assistant skill and increase your knowledge about terminologies related to cricket. Just ask “Alexa, enable cricket assistant”.
  • Watch out for the Daily Cricket Trivia game on Alexa. Answer five new questions everyday, earn points and also get to know your rank among all cricket fans who have played the game. Just ask “Alexa, play the Daily Cricket Trivia”.
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