This year is really a season of cricket. You got the recently concluded IPL 2019 this year, and now we are up and running with the mega event of cricket, the ICC World Cup 2019 which is happening at England & Wales. We all do love cricket, and this is the best time to get our cricketing gear and download some cool Android cricket games and play them and unleash the victory. In India, cricket is followed by millions like religion and every other person is either a cricket fan or a cricket critique. There is always one or the other opinion on how our “Men in Blue” perform in every match.
We also do love playing games and in the recent past, the quality of the Android games has seen a huge rise. We now get a lot of high quality, console-like games for Android devices. This is also due to the fact that the smartphones today, pack beastly high-end specs. Moreover, there are dedicated gaming phones also now available for true and avid gamers (Like me!). I personally love playing sports games like tennis, football or cricket either indoor on a gaming console or on my smartphone and also I love playing them outdoors too.
In this article, I have compiled the top 5 Cricket games for Android in 2019. These games have been personally tested by me on my Note 9 and you will definitely feel the rush and excitement while playing these games. Now without further ado lets get straight into the article;
Top 5 Cricket Games for Android in 2019
1. Real Cricket 19
Now, what should I say about this game? This is hands down the best cricket game for Android devices for 2019. The Real Cricket series is brought to you by Nautilus Mobile company, which has given us the previous titles like Real Cricket Go, Real Cricket 18, and Real Cricket Premier League. I play this game regularly and you can imagine the fact that this game has kept me hooked since the tie it was launched. You get a real gaming environment with tons of customizations. There are legit and almost real like stadiums to choose from and there are many. You get the World Cup event mode with the selection panel and the pre and post-show as well. There are real batting and bowling actions and trust me they do feel real.
This game is the closest that could make you feel that you are really playing a cricket game. The controls range from easy to pro and mind you it also lets you manage your footwork as well. But, the most important feature of this game is the Real Time Multiplayer Mode that lets you play bat as well as bowl against thousands of online opponents via the internet. The graphics are just top-notch and you can set it according to your devices specs. There are real jersey’s of international as well as league teams, and there is DRS, test match mode, IPL with players auction. Believe me, you need to play this game in order to understand its prowess.
2. WCC 2
From the house of Nextwave Multimedia comes the competitor to the Real Cricket 19, is the World Cricket Championship 2. It is the successor to the utterly famous WCC android game. This game is absolutely great and great competition for the RC19. There are over 150 batting and 16 different bowling animations that let you in a groove that you are playing cricket in reality. The graphics are also nice and of high quality. There is every detail from ultra edge to DRS to third umpires. You get a lot of stadiums and teams to choose from. You can also play the World Cup event and the blitz tournament. There is a lite version of the game as well called the WCC lite for smartphones with low specs.
The computer opponent is also based on AI which does not let you win that easily and you get a legit opponent. The controls are easy yet hard to master and you have to perfect your timing to play the game. The ball physics are also designed to function according to the pitch. There is a lot of animations including the umpire, toss animation, LED stumps and over 40+ camera angles to choose from. You get in-app purchases to unlock tournaments and other customizations. Like the RC19, you also get Hindi and English commentary as well.
3. Big Bash Cricket
This game is even though a no match to the above listed two cricket games, but it has its own features and plus points. The Big Bash Cricket is another development from the house of Nextwave Multimedia and is solely made for the Australian Cricket League, The Big Bash. There are different modes like the quick play, full tournament, and super over. You can also play batting multiplayer with your friends as well over the internet. you get licensed players as well as licensed teams to choose from.
The gameplay is smooth and you will really love this game due to its exciting visual effects and gaming environment. The Ultimate 11 mode lets you unlock player cards and create your best 11 and face the best team in the tournament. It also features realistic animations, intuitive controls, and improved player likenesses to take you closer to the action than ever before. Overall, a nice game with not much intense graphics and details like the above two Android games but, a brilliant game indeed.
4. Sachin Saga Cricket Champions
What better way to play the life of a living legend, The God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar. The Sachin Saga Cricket Champions is one of the best cricket games. This game lets you play the top memorable innings in Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing career right One-days, Tests, T20, domestic, Premier League, World Cup – all included. The controls are very nice and easy and you have to swipe to play. You can grab official merchandise by playing an inning the live game event within the app itself. The game has beautifully captured Sachin’s iconic shots and you can play over 28 shots of the Master.
The Graphics is top quality and there is commentary that is buggy some times but overall, gives you a nice experience. Moreover, with the latest update, the game is now ad-free. Another addition with the new update is the PvP multiplayer mode which also includes Super Streak PvP and Champions PvP modes. There are over 350+ cricket cards to collect and recruit them to your team to make strong. The game offers dynamic camera angles, realistic motion, and animations.
5. Stick Cricket Super League
If you love casual cricket games then, this a great cricket game that you can play and kill your free time. The game does only offers to bat and has a lot of colorful graphics and gameplay. You will start your career as a captain of your side and will take your team to the next level by winning the game and the league. The game only offers a t20 league competition to play with but is engaging and keeps you hooked once you start playing this game. this game offers plenty of customization options and also lets you create your own player.
The game also lets you play for more than 70+ teams. Moreover, you can also recruit start player to your team to increase the strength of your team. With this game, you can track the career of your player and also earn various trophies and accolades by winning various personal achievements as well. Overall, a nice small size cricket game that is fast paced and keeps you engaged with its colorful graphics.
That’s it from my side in this article. I have personally played all the games and in my opinion, it is the Real Cricket 19 that stands out from me. Though other games are also very challenging and also lets you play some awesome cricket gameplay, none came closer to the gameplay and graphics and all other details of the RC19. Please let us know in the comments which game your liking.