How to Play Howzat Fantasy Cricket?

Learn How to Play Cricket Game Online

Starting your New Cricket game journey on Howzat is very simple. Follow cricket rules below and put your cricket expertise about cricket to use:

1. Select a Match

Choose the match you want to play. Go to the “Fixtures” tab and click on the match of your choice. For example, you can choose “Pun v Del” or “Kol vs. Blr” IPL Fantasy team to create a new cricket game.

2. Join a Contest and Reserve Your Spot

After you have selected a match, you will be taken to the Fantasy Cricket Contests lobby, where you can choose the Contest you want to participate in. Click on “Join,” select the number of Spot(s) and click on “Reserve My Spot.”

3. Select Your Fantasy Cricket Team

It’s time to select your Team from the Playing 11 of both the teams. Just click on “Create 1 Team(S) Now” and enter the Player Selection arena.

4. Player Selection

This is the most important part, where you have to use your expertise from the history of cricket. Choose the position that you want to fill in first. For example, if you click on the Wicketkeeper (WK) position, you will get the names of the wicketkeepers from both teams playing the match. Select players by clicking the + icon for the player you want. Similarly, select Batsmen, Bowlers and All-rounders from the subsequent tabs to form cricket fielding positions. After that, select the Captain and Vice-Captain of your Fantasy Cricket team. Choose them wisely, as these players hold higher values.

5. Win Real Cash

Now you are all set. From here, you can either Join More IPL Fantasy games or other cricket league Contests, or Skip to My Contest. Just sit back and enjoy the game. If your strategies and selections are great, you are on your way to make Real Cash in Howzat Fantasy Cricket League!

Cricket Rules and Scoring

Let’s take a look at the basic cricket rules of scoring on

• T20


For being part of the Starting XI 2
For every run scored 0.5
Wicket (excluding run-out) 10
Catch 4
Stumping 6
Run-out 6
Dismissal for duck (batsmen, wicket-keeper and all-rounders) -2


Every boundary hit 0.5
Every six hit 1
Half century 4
Century 8
Maiden over 4
4 wickets 4
5 wickets 8


Applicable for players bowling minimum overs 2
Between 6 and 5 runs per over 1
Between 4.99 and 4 runs per over 2
Below 4 runs per over 3
Between 9 and 10 runs per over -1
Between 10.01 and 11 runs per over -2
Above 11 runs per over -3


Applicable for players batting minimum balls 10
Between 60 and 70 runs per 100 balls -1
Between 50 and 59.9 runs per 100 balls -2
Below 50 runs per 100 balls -3

Note: You are allowed to choose any 11 players from the given roster. You can select a maximum 6 players from an online Fantasy Cricket team.