Inside The Pocket links up with ESPNcricinfo for fantasy offering
Cricket website ESPNcricinfo is linking up with white-label free-to-play sports games aggregator Inside The Pocket (ITP) to launch a new daily fantasy offering for India and the Indian subcontinent.
The free-to-play game will be launched via ITP’s WonderWins brand to coincide with the start of the 2022 Indian Premier League twenty20 cricket competition on March 26.
WonderWins, which will also house match coverage, news, information and analysis, will be ESPNcricinfo’s exclusive daily fantasy provider in India.
ITP, which launched in November 2020, said that WonderWins would be able to connect with “over 85 million discerning cricket fans on the ESPNcricinfo platform and further drive conversations with over 15 million highly engaged fans across its social media channels”.
According to a study by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with knowledge provider EY, the value of the Indian fantasy sports market is expected to reach $2.5bn (£1.9..