How do I play fantasy on WinBig?

Follow these simple steps to play Fantasy:

1.- Register/Log into WinBig after choosing your sport, if you are playing with website. Through app you need to login first to get the games list.

2 - Click on the ‘Create Team’ button for the match you want to join

3 - Create your team of 11 players (including a Captain, Vice-captain & key player)

4 - Join free or cash contests of your choice. Cash contests let you win cash and require an entry fee, for which we provide multiple payment methods such as Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Net banking and PayTM.

5 - Once the live match starts, your team starts earning points based on actual performances of the players selected by you. Final points, ranks and winners are declared after the end of the match

When does Fantasy Cricket start on WinBig?

Fantasy Cricket on WinBig starts as soon as the deadline for the match ends. The deadline (denoted by the countdown ticker) is usually by start of the match.

How do I select my team?

After logging into your WinBig account, click on the ‘Create Team’ button for the match you want to join. Create your team of 11 players (including a Captain, Vice-captain & key player) For more guidance, please visit our 'Help' section.

Can I change my Fantasy Cricket team for future rounds?

Yes, you are required to create a new team for every match on WinBig.

What if one of my chosen cricketers does not play in the round?

Choose your team carefully! Any player chosen by you who does not feature in the starting 11 in the matches (included in the match) does not get any points.

How many players are needed to create a team?

You need to select 11 players to create a team with a minimum of 3 bowlers, 3 batsmen, 1 all-rounder and 1 wicket-keeper, while the other 3 players can be from any category. For more details on possible team combinations, please visit our 'Help' section.

Can I choose players from one side only?

A maximum of 7 players can be selected from each side, the remaining need to be from the other side.

What is the use of a Captain in a team?

A true Captain leads by example! The player you choose to be your team’s Captain will earn 2.5 times the points and the Vice-captain you choose will earn 2 times the points and the key player will earn 1.5 times the points for his performance. So, choose wisely.

When I make changes to my team, how long does it take for the changes to reflect?

The changes are instant! You can make unlimited changes to your team any time before the deadline hits for a match.

Can I edit my team during the round?

Come on, where’s the skill in that? You can create & edit your team only before the deadline by start of the match. So, keep an eye on the ticker!

When do you update the squads for rounds on WinBig?

The squads for matches featured on WinBig can keep getting updated till the deadline for that match as per the alerts received from our service providers. Keep checking for such updates till the deadline for the respective matches.

How can I see my team's rank?

You can click on the match that you have created your team for, click on the ‘Joined’ tab just above the contest options and then click on the 'Show' button to see the updated points and ranks for yourself and your opponents in that contest.

How can I change my team name?

Unfortunately, you can’t change your team name once it is registered. Choose your team name wisely, it’s permanent.

How do I create multiple teams for the same match?

Multiple team option is enabled after creating your first team. You can create multiple teams by clicking 'Create Team 2’ above your team on the contests page.

How many teams can I create for a single match?

You can create up to 10 separate teams for a single match.

Can I join the same contest using multiple teams?

You can join only one contest with one team. However, contests which display ‘Multi Entry’ on them allow you to join the same with multiple teams.

Can I choose which of my teams will compete in a contest (Team 1 or Team 2) after joining?

Yes! You can choose your team in a contest (Choose Team 1 or Team 2 to compete) from the ‘Joined contests’ tab until the deadline. # Scores & Points

How will I score points?

You will score points depending on how the players in your team perform in the live match. So, make sure you pick a winning combination to help you win! Check out our ‘Fantasy Points System’ section on the ‘How to play’ page to know more.

When do the scores get updated?

Points are usually updated every few minutes! The final points including your team's total and your rank are updated once the match is over. Winners are declared and Winnings are distributed only after our team verifies the points.

I have created my team before the deadline, so why hasn't my team got any points yet?

Points are awarded to your team only when the live match begins.

Which website do you refer to update the points?

We get our live score feed from reliable sources. All our points are typically calculated using this live feed. However, we may also refer to other scorecards and live score feed such as governing bodies to correct and verify the score feed & ensure accurate tabulation of points.

Will I get points for Man of the Match?

There are no points awarded for Man of the Match.

What happens when there is a tie between users? How will you distribute the prize?

When there is a tie between 2 or more users, the prize money is divided equally between the users. However, only in the case of a 2-member contest, the entire amount is refunded to both users if their teams were the same, including the Captain, Vice-captain and key player.

Do I get points for a Super Over in a Match?

We do not consider the Super Over on WinBig. The runs/wickets scored by the players are not considered in their official records.

How can I cross check my team’s points?

If you want to cross check your team’s points with the points system again, visit our ‘Fantasy Points System’ section on the ‘How to Play’ page.

If a player is sent off by the umpires for misconduct in an international cricket match, does he still score points on WinBig once he's back on the field?

Any player who is sent off by the umpires for serious misconduct governed by the ICC Playing Conditions for International Matches (effective Sept 28, 2017) will score and retain points on WinBig according to our standard points system for his contribution during his time on the field. If the player can take the field later in the same match, he will once again be eligible to score points for the duration of his stay on the field.

# Contests

What type of contests can I join?

We’re spreading the field wide on WinBig where you can join a host of contests like 2-member, 3-member, 5-member and 10-member contests (depending on the number of competitors in a contest). You can join cash contests to win real money and/or the free-to-play practice contests to hone your skill till you are confident to join cash contests

What are public & private contests?

This is where WinBig gets even more awesome! Public contests are open for all to join; whereas private contests let you invite & challenge your friends in the same contest. You can invite your friends by email or through Facebook. Only those who have the code to a private contest can join that contest.

How do I create a private contest?

Follow these simple steps to unravel the fun together with your friends: - Select the match that you want to participate in - Click on the ‘Create contest’ button - Create the contest of your choice using the given options & join - Invite your friends via email, or by sharing a unique code on Facebook - Your friends can join this contest by clicking on the link sent to them Voila! You have your own private contest on WinBig.

How do I join a private contest?

You will receive a link to join a private contest on WinBig if invited by your friend. Click on this link - If you are a registered user on WinBig and haven’t already created a team for the match, you will need to create your team for the contest you’re invited to - After creating your team, enter the invitation code on the contests page. Click on the ‘Join’ button. The system will confirm deduction of the entry fee for the contest from your account or prompt you to make payment in case your account does not have the adequate balance - If you are a new user, you will need to first register on WinBig. After successful registration, you can follow the above steps starting from creating your team - Make the payment for the entry fee to the invited contest - Join more contests to win more cash!

How do I join contests?

To join contests, click on the ‘Join Now’ button below the specific contest you wish to join.

What are cash & practice contests?

Cash contests are where you participate by paying an entry fee and compete with other users to win real money! The prize money will be awarded to the user who has the highest points in the contest. In a practice contest, you compete with other users for bragging rights. Unlike cash contests, there will be no entry fee for this contest. A practice contest will help you boost your fantasy cricket skill. Once you are confident with your selection skill, you can join cash contests.

How do I know if a contest has a single winner or more than one winner?

A contest with more than one winner or multiple winners will be denoted by the crown icon.

How many winners will be announced for contests with multiple winners?

The winners will vary for different contests. The number of winners in a contest will be shown by clicking on the 'Multiple Winners' link and this information will be disclosed as soon as the contest is made available to join.

How is the prize money distributed in case of multiple winners?

The prize money that each winner will receive is explained in detail on clicking the 'Multiple Winners' (M) link for that contest. Please note that taxes will be deducted as applicable on winnings above Rs. 10,000 as per government regulations.

What happens if there is a tie between winners of a multiple winner contest?

In case of a tie between winners of a multiple winner contest for any position, the prize money for the winner's position and the immediately next winning position (if any), and so forth in accordance with the number of tied winners, will be aggregated and shared equally among the tied winners. All other prize money will remain as per the winner's standing. For example: If there are 2 winners tied for the 1st position, the sum of the 1st and 2nd position prize money will be distributed equally between these 2 winners and the next highest scorer will be awarded the prize money for the 3rd position. Currently, there are no tie breakers and hence all teams who have scored equal points will be considered as tied for a position.

What happens if an ODI/T20 match is abandoned?

If the real match is abandoned fantasy match will be cancelled and the entry fees will be refunded. This includes scenarios where the real match is abandoned without a single ball being bowled, as well as where the match is abandoned after it has started. Notes: If the real match has a result (i.e., ends in a win to either team or a tie but not a "no result") even if not played out fully, we will announce the results of the fantasy match as per the fantasy scorecard points accumulated, except where a result or progression of a team in the tournament is a consequence solely of (i) the results of a Super Over or Bowl Out, (ii) the toss of a coin, (iii) prior results between or relative standings of the teams in the tournament, or (iv) any methodology other than those envisaged by the official score revision rules (e.g., Duckworth Lewis Stern) applicable to weather affected matches in the particular tournament. Where a fantasy match has been cancelled for the aforesaid reasons, or any other reasons as may be notified from time to time, the entry fees of all participants in such match will be refunded in full. For the sake of clarity, the scores of a Super Over shall not be tabulated for the purpose of fantasy scorecard points under any circumstances.

What happens if a test match is declared as drawn?

If the real test match is declared as drawn with neither of the teams completing a single inning, the fantasy match will be cancelled and the entry fees will be refunded. If the real test match is declared drawn with either team (and not necessarily both) completing a single inning, the fantasy match will be considered to have completed and the entry fees will not be refunded. Notes: An innings will be deemed to be completed if a batting team either declares or gets bowled out (i.e., loses ten wickets) in such innings.

What if the contest doesn’t fill up with required number of participants?

In case of a cash contest, the contest will be cancelled and the entry fee will be refunded to your account. But where’s the fun in that? So, make sure to invite maximum friends to join the contest and fill the required slots!

What do I win in a practice contest?

You’ve got to pay a little cash to win more cash in return. Practice contests do not have any cash prizes and are meant for those who want to gain experience in playing and boost their skill.

What do I win in a cash contest?

Real cash! What can be better than that?

Why do ranks keep fluctuating during a contest?

As the players perform in the real-life match, your team keeps earning points for your chosen players’ performances. The points status appearing next to your total points indicates if the match is in progress or completed.

Can I get my friend(s) to join the same contest in which I am playing?

There is nothing better than friends competing against each other in the same contest! That’s why we have private contests wherein you can invite your friends through email or you can share a unique code on your or Facebook wall to participate in the same contest.

Can I join future matches and contests in advance?

Considering the excitement and passion of cricket fans, we allow our users to pre-select their teams for all the matches that are open on WinBig at any given point of time.

Can I view other users' teams in a contest?

Sure! But to maintain the element of surprise, we allow users to view other users’ teams only after the deadline hits. To view your opponent’s team, go to the ‘Joined contests’ tab for a match and click on your opponent’s team name. You can also track your competitors by downloading the details of other teams in that contest.

Can I join a contest in the middle of the series?

Of course, the beauty of the daily format is that you can join a contest in the middle of a series that is not yet closed (deadline has not passed) and have an equal opportunity of winning as everyone else.

Do I have to create a separate team for each contest?

Yes! You are required to create a separate team for each new contest.

How do you decide the winner of a contest?

The team which gets the highest points at the end of the match will be announced as the winner of that contest.

Why do you charge me a fee to enter a contest?

We charge a platform fee to access our amusement facilities for improving and maintaining the facilities, as well as awarding cash prizes. However, the entry fee will be credited back to your WinBig account in case of cancelled matches due to abandoned matches. (Please check the FAQ for ‘What happens if a cricket match is abandoned?’)

Cash Prizes How will I be informed if I win a Cash prize

Ranks and points will be updated and displayed during and at the end of every match. If you win in any cash contest, the winnings will be credited automatically to your WinBig account balance.

When will the winnings be distributed?

The winner declaration and crediting of the winnings to your WinBig account usually happens within a couple of hours after the match is completed. Our dedicated team manually verifies the fantasy cricket scorecard with our live cricket feed to ensure that the points and scores are correctly updated after every match. This procedure can sometimes take a relatively long time. Only after we are sure that all points and scores are accurate, the final points are updated and winners are declared.

Does the amount in my Winnings Account have any expiry date?

If the amount in your Winnings Account is not withdrawn to your bank account within 335 days from the date of credit, it will be deposited automatically to your bank account which is on record with WinBig provided that your WinBig account has verified by WinBig. In case no bank account is provided or you have failed to complete the verification for the WinBig account, the amount would stand forfeited by WinBig. Hence its important that you get your WinBig account verified as soon as possible. Please check our Terms & Conditions for detailed information on this aspect.