Bing’s new features to add new zing to the T20 season

first_imgBing has announced a refreshed set of Cricket orientedsearch features such as Bing predictions, polls and quizzes which the companyclaims, is designed to give Cricket lovers an enriched search experience.The the features include Bing predictions, polls andquizzes. The search engine is introducing an application integrated into Bingsearch that will provide comprehensive Cricket content such as live score,news, videos, photo, stats, previews, commentaries, etc. The search engine willalso provide information on history of Cricket, the records held by cricketersetc.Searching for “Cricket World Cup” on the Binghomepage will bring up the content to the top where users will get matchpredictions, standings, stats, polls and quiz on a day by day basis as thecompetition progresses.Speaking on the refreshed features, Sundar Srinivasan, GMBing Search, said, “Over the past few months, we have been working toenrich Cricket search experiences to show more match details. We anticipate ourunique offerings such as Bing Predicts and quiz will make this T20 Cricketseason much more exciting and engaging for the fans. These all new experienceson Bing and Cortana will provide comprehensive cricket information for all cricketfans.”Bing PredictsThe intuitive Bing Predicts feature makes in-matchpredictions, updating winners every five overs. Bing uses search, social, and other relevant data to make intelligentpredictions about upcoming events, like sports games, reality TV shows, andmore.Cricket quiz with Cortana on Windows 10Cortana will help keep all its users on Windows 10 stayupdated with the latest and best of Cricket matches. By simply asking her about”Cricket scores” or scores of the favourite team will be able tocheck the entire schedule of the tournament or just the matches of theirfavorite team.advertisementCortana will also test users’ knowledge about the game. Onecan ask Cortana to “give me a cricket challenge” and engage in alively quiz session.Ball by ball Updates through CarouselThe search engine will show users the most recent resultsand updates starting from Match schedule to point tables with a simple search.This helps in eliminating the need to hop between different websites to checkmatch updates. Bing will also have all the information one needs for thematches all in one place with in-depth features including match schedules,results, and top player statistics. It will enable Cricket lovers in India tostay updated with up to date match scores and get access to interesting factsabout their favorite players and teams.Daily Cricket QuizTo add more fun and excitement to this Cricket season, Bingoffers users the opportunity to play a daily cricket quiz to test their skillsand voice their thoughts in the daily poll. Additionally, it also gives areason behind every correct answer, followed by a score allowing Cricket lovers to enhance their knowledgeabout the sport’s history. Users can share their score card via Facebook andTwitter and can challenge their family/friends to take up the quick cricketquiz.Bing predictions on UCWebWith the integration with UC Browser, its users can nowenjoy the unique analytical feature offered by Bing. The search engine willprovide big data and stats on Cricket games with UC Cricket. Fans watching theaction live from the stadium will also be able to see the Bing predicts at thebeginning of the match as it’s accessible across mobiles and other devices onBing.com.last_img read more