CricBuzz is a sports news website and app covering the game of cricket exclusively. The site features news, articles, live coverage of cricket matches (including videos,scorecards and text commentary), player rankings and team rankings. The website also offers many mobile apps. CricBuzz is also the largest mobile app for cricket news and scores in India.
Type of site
|Sports website exclusively for Cricket|
|Available in||English, Hindi and other Indian Languages|
|Created by||Pankaj Chhaparwal|
|Alexa rank||301 (February 2019[update])|
|Commercial||Yes (Non-subscription Ad revenue)|
|Launched||1 November 2004|
In Nov 2014, Times Internet, a subsidiary of Times of India acquired majority stake in CricBuzz for undisclosed sum. Post acquisition, the website continues to be managed by the original founders.
In Jan 2015, Times Internet owned GoCricket was merged into cricbuzz. GoCricket's website was redirected to cricbuzz and the mobile app of GoCricket was also merged with that of cricbuzz. GoCricket and Times Internet started alerting its users on various social media sites to follow cricbuzz.
Cricbuzz contains live streaming of cricket scores, upcoming schedules, team and player rankings, archives, news, articles, videos, pictures, cricket based online games and several mobile apps (for Android, iPhone, Windows phone, BlackBerry, Nokia,Lava etc.). Cricbuzz Live videos featuring Several Cricketers and Famous Commentators is a Standout feature.
Cricbuzz, in April 2019 was ranked 259 globally by Alexa Internet and ranked 16 in India and Bangladesh. The site was reportedly the 7th most Googled site in India in 2014. In 2014, its mobile app crossed 50 million downloads (largest in India) and the website was used by more than 50 million users worldwide and generated 2.6 billion page views in Jan 2015 alone. The site gains popularity and massive pageviews in the IPL season.
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