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This article was published on March 14, 2014

Google Now gains support for cricket with live updates for national teams ahead of ICC World Twenty20

Google Now gains support for cricket with live updates for national teams ahead of ICC World Twenty20 Image by: Image Source White
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The Google Search for Android app received multiple updates this week, but the changelog showed nothing; now the company has revealed this release is all about cricket. You can download the new version now from Google Play.

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Just in time for ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, Google Now can now give you live updates on your favorite national teams’ runs and wickets. It also supports checking upcoming fixtures, though you’ll first have to add your team to your settings: tap on the magic wand icon in the app.

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