ICC launches World Cup quiz game on its website

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched a new game on its website, which can be played on multiple devices like desktop PC, tablets and mobiles. Fans will be able to test their cricket World Cup knowledge in two different game modes.


The official ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand.


The CWC Quiz has a bank of over 1000 questions and covers all ten Cricket World Cups so far from 1975 to 2011, with questions on every team that have participated in the tournament over the years.


The CWC Quiz has two game modes, Super Over and Powerplay. In the Super Over, the player has to answer six questions and try and score as many runs, while in the Powerplay, the player gets 30 questions. Runs are scored for answering questions correctly. Faster answers yields more runs.  


In addition, players can reach higher levels in the game and win in-game badges depending on their performances. They can also share with friends on Facebook and Twitter, which in turn will enhance the popularity of the competition.


The Power Play version of the game will launch on 20 January, which is also going to offer fans the opportunity to win exclusive ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 merchandise.


Participants who sign in via their Facebook or Twitter accounts can show off their Cricket World Cup knowledge to their friends and perhaps even top the leaderboard.


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