Wow! Dream 11 app awards 1 crore to Bihar youth for his dream cricket team in fantasy game

    Fantasy sports platform Dream 11 app has awarded Rs. 1 crore prize money to Bihar youth for India vs Australia match.
    By: SHAURYA TOMER
    | Updated on: Sep 22 2022, 10:23 IST
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    VIrtual fantasy sports Dream 11 app has changed the life of one Bihar youth after he won a prize of 1 crore! (Screengrab)
    Dream 11
    VIrtual fantasy sports Dream 11 app has changed the life of one Bihar youth after he won a prize of 1 crore! (Screengrab)

    Have you ever seen TV ads which say “Ye main kar leta hu, tab tak aap Dream 11 pe team banao”? Well, it looks like forming a fantasy cricket team on Dream 11 has changed the life of a youth. Dream 11 has awarded Rs. 1 crore prize money to a youth hailing from Bihar for forming a fantasy cricket team, leaving him stunned and happy. Yes, his Dream 11 prediction team has held him in good stead. Dream 11 app is a virtual fantasy sports platform which lets users create fantasy teams for various real-life matches and win points based on performances of the players they have selected in their teams.

    According to Live Hindustan, a youth identified as Saurav Kumar hailing from Thakuri village of Charpokhari block in Bhojpur, Bihar was awarded Rs. 1 crore for forming a Dream 11 fantasy cricket team during the recently concluded T20 match between India and Australia. Although Australia won the match comfortably, it turned out to be life-changing for Saurav Kumar as he was informed through the app that he had won a jackpot. Kumar told Live Hindustan that he had already received his prize money of Rs. 70 lakh after tax deductions. He has become a local superstar as a direct result of him winning this huge prize money.

    Saurav Kumar had joined Dream 11 in 2019 during which period he had won and lost money equally. He told Live Hindustan that he is currently pursuing graduation and aspires to becoming a cricketer.

    How does Dream 11 work?

    Dream11 hosts games across many different sports. To participate, you have to pick a team within a budget of 100 credits who you think will score the most points for the selected match. Fantasy Points are earned by real-life players on the basis of their performances in a match.

    According to Dream 11, once a match is live, you can follow your contests leaderboards to see how you're performing against your competition. After a match ends, if you're in the winning zone for a contest, then your contest winnings are transferred to your account.

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    First Published Date: 22 Sep, 10:11 IST
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