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Cricinfo, Dhruva to provide cricket content

Dhruva Interactive has tied up with Wisden Group’s Cricinfo to provide cutting edge cricket products and applications on the mobile.

Drawing on Cricinfo’s experience as a provider of cricket content and Dhruva Interactive’s expertise as a gaming company, this partnership aims to change the way users experience cricket content on wireless devices. The bouquet of applications will be launched globally during the India-Pakistan series in January.

Dhruva Interactive CEO Rajesh Rao said, “Cricket is undoubtedly India’s favourite sport. Our exclusive tie-up with Cricinfo and Wisden will enable us to develop a series of never-before-seen applications for mobile phones across the globe. We are extremely excited to offer signature content that will extend the cricketing experience to our consumers’ handsets.”

Wisden Group CEO Tom Gleeson added, “We are delighted to be partnering with Dhruva Interactive to develop a series of innovative products and applications that will redefine the way cricket is being consumed on the mobile phone. Cricinfo has long been the home of cricket on the web, we hope to make it the No 1 destination for cricket on the mobile phone as well.”

Cricinfo Mobile creative head Anil Nair said, “Cricinfo will be the hypermarket for cricket in the wireless domain offering a range of information, fun, community and commerce-related products and services across the globe. We will partner with champions in various domains to roll out these products and services and we are very excited to be working with Dhruva Interactive on some seriously cool cricket applications.”