Announcing the tie-up with Yahoo, Rituraj Rautela, the Head of PhonePe Switch, mentioned: “We are excited to have Yahoo Cricket as a partner onboard PhonePe Switch. Yahoo Cricket will also be an important offering for our users on ‘Switch Gully’. With this partnership, our 230 million users can now catch all the live cricketing action on the PhonePe app itself”.
Nikhil Rungta, the India Country Manager for Yahoo’s mother or father firm, Verizon Media, mentioned: “This partnership uniquely positions Yahoo Cricket to deliver the latest scores, useful content and an interactive experience to many more cricket fans at scale. PhonePe’s vast, diverse user base and phenomenal reach will enable fans across the country to enjoy updates of the latest cricketing action from the league with Yahoo Cricket”.
Meanwhile, with the IPL 2020 all set to begin in Dubai, Yahoo Cricket has additionally upgraded its cell app expertise. According to the corporate, the up to date app comes with a smaller footprint and a bunch of latest options, together with a so-called ‘Sticky Scoreboard’ on Android. The Android app additionally comes with a lockscreen widget that enables customers to trace dwell scores even when their telephones are locked. Other notable new options embrace real-time polls, quizzes and naturally, a Dark Mode on each Android and iOS.