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ESPNCricinfo, Twitter tie up for trivia game for India vs Sri Lanka series

MUMBAI: ESPNCricinfo and Twitter have joined hands to take cricket trivia game #CricIQ social for the series deciding the third Test between Sri Lanka and India.

Cricket fans can now play the trivia game on Twitter by tweeting answers to ESPNCricinfo.

ESPNCricinfo director of business development Gaurav Thakur said,

“ESPNCricinfo CricIQ has evolved to become one of the finest cricketing quiz destinations for ardent cricket fans and quizzers across the country. With the ongoing India vs Sri Lanka Test series, we decided to take the quiz social. This partnership with Twitter for #CricIQ gives fans a chance to play the quiz, and have fun with the uniquely real-time and interactive nature of the experience.”

Twitter India head of sports partnerships Aneesh Madani said, “Twitter is the mobile microphone for sports fans around the world when they have something to say. We have consistently worked to bring more for the cricket fan and our partnership with ESPNCricinfo, who have built one of the largest audiences in the world for cricket on the platform, is another step in that direction. With this innovation to bring #CricIQ to Twitter, we are delighted that ESPNCricinfo is giving cricket fans another fun reason to tweet.”

Questions will be asked throughout the day and participants will get an auto-reply as an acknowledgment of their answer. Fans tweeting the right answers the fastest climb up a leader board, which is announced every day during the series. Three daily winners and the top three fans at the end of the Test will win prizes.