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10 Iconic Cricket games for PC/Laptop

Cricket is the most-watched sport in India and the second most-watched sport in the world. It is one of the sports that has well and truly piqued the attention of the fans. Moreover, it is also the only sport that is played in three different formats at the international level.

It is also quite obvious that the fans would play the bat-ball game on a terrace, indoors or at a local ground. However, when the digital world took over, fans started to play cricket via personal computers or a laptop.

Besides that, we have also played cricket via mobile which got us entertained as well. However, there is no better feeling than playing cricket via PC. In this article, let’s take a look at the top 10 PC cricket games.

1. Cricket 2007

No matter how many games related to cricket are made, Cricket 2007 holds a special place in our hearts. Even if you are not a gamer, you must have played this game because of the way it is designed. The gameplay, interface, soundtracks and graphics make this game a complete package. It is one of those cricket simulation computer games that became a blockbuster hit among the fans of the cricket fraternity.

2. Cricket 2002

Cricket 2002 will precisely be a hallmark game because of its massive depth of gameplay which includes hidden teams and tournaments. Moreover, the game is very well-designed in such a way that it gives gamers an opportunity to play a wide range of shots all over the park. The commentary by legendary commentators Richie Benaud and Jim Maxwell is just the icing on the cake.

3. Cricket 2005

Cricket 2005 is one of the games that caught the attention of the people for its unique gameplay, graphics and soundtracks. It was launched on various platforms including Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 and X-Box. The gamers get the experience of complete manipulation over their shot selection, power and timing.


4. Ashes Cricket 2009

Ashes Cricket 2009 is one of the most underrated cricket simulation games. It was launched by Codemasters as a tribute to the well-known Ashes series. It is one of those games which was focused on The Ashes Test series. Ashes Cricket 2009 has been released for three platforms including the likes of PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. Just like other games, the users get the experience of manipulation over foot choice, shot selection, power and timing.

5. Brian Lara International Cricket 2007

Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 is one of the highly-rated cricket video games created by Codemasters. Moreover, it is endorsed by West Indies legend Brian Lara. For the record, this particular game is the sequel to Brian Lara International Cricket 2005. It became a huge hit among the fans of the cricket fraternity after its release during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

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6. Brian Lara International Cricket 2005

Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 is endorsed by former West Indies skipper Brian Lara. It was one of those cricket video games that had all the tools and ingredients to pique the attention of the users. Moreover, this game had a great sense of enticement, that so many of its competitors lacked in the first place. The commentary, gameplay and everything else were glorious, making it a big deal.

7. Cricket 97

Cricket 97 was popular among the ’90s kids living in Australia and the United Kingdom in its initial release in January 1997. It was released for platforms such as Microsoft Windows, DOS and MS-DOS. After drawing plaudits for its gameplay, it was released throughout the rest of European nations on May 9, 1997. According to the majority of the fans, it is one of the best cricket games ever.

8. Ashes Cricket 2017

Ashes Cricket 17 is one of the highly-rated simulation games because of the titanic battles that have in store for the users. It also gives the users a complete experience as the game brings all the fast-paced intriguing action and massive hits that you witness in one of the greatest cricket competitions in the world “The Ashes”, which is the oldest trophy in the history of Test cricket.

9. Cricket 19

Cricket 19 is one of the rare cricket games that has charm and it’s built so differently. Moreover, it is well-known for its gameplay, graphics and all other factors that were put together to make this masterpiece. The game covers Test cricket, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. This game lets you take control of your team, from club to the national level, and lead them to glory in any of the formats.

10. Don Bradman Cricket 17

Don Bradman Cricket 17 is truly one of the best cricket games you can play on your personal computer or laptop. Apart from that, it was also released for platforms such as X-Box One and PlayStation 4. For the record, this game brings a whole new complete control system altogether. The users get the best experience in terms of batting, bowling and fielding during the passage of the play.

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