Technology advancement in the game of cricket has opened doors to scorers, statisticians & even players by providing the online scoring tools/apps.
There is nothing wrong with using the paper based scoring system today, but switching to online or mobile scoring gives you some pretty cool benefits.
1. Hassle free scoring using mobile or tablet
Being a scorer you know how painful it is to score on a scorebook with multiple color pens, entering scores in multiple columns, etc., With the scoring applications where everything is present as preset icons will make the scoring easy with just a click at every ball.
2. Maintaining stats and records is simpler
Imagine keeping the scorebooks of 5 years and maintaining them to be in a readable condition, yes it’s tiresome and not practical. But the livescore online scorecards literally occupy almost negligible space on the servers and they don’t need extra care to be in readable condition.
3. Users can follow live score updates
When scoring on an online scoring app, users who are not physically present at the ground can also follow and enjoy the score updates ball-by-ball. With this power you have the opportunity to break the barrier and extend your reach to every corner of the world even if it’s a small size league at rural area.
4. Data or stats can be used for post match analysis
Stats recorded will give lots of insights to the players to understand how they are performing in the recent time or season. This could be used for honing their skills where they are repeatedly failing. Example, if a player is getting out for a particular bowler every time he could work on getting better and stronger against him.
5. Players can track their performance
Players will get a chance to continuously revisit their stats and keep track of their performance. He can keep his consistent performance by putting more practice and effort into where he looks weak.