Bing UK bowls ahead of the game and announces Cricket Instant Answers

Today Bing is announcing its innovative new Cricket Instant Answers feature, helping to keep fans up-to-date and in-the-know with the very latest cricketing scores and fixtures. With one simple search, users will be able to obtain player stats and all the latest Ashes information, straight from the home page.

Whether you’re a cricket expert or cricket novice, Cricket Instant Answers is easy-to-use and drastically reduces the amount of time it takes to get the latest updates from some of the most talked about matches around. A simple search for ‘cricket’ on Bing UK provides a clear visual box-out with the latest game scores, stats and ‘Man of the Match’ information.

Making sure that cricket fans don’t miss out on upcoming matches, a quick search for ‘cricket schedule’ on Bing UK reveals a quick and easy-to-read box-out of the latest approaching games.

Keeping cricket fans well averse with their favourite players, the Bing ecards feature brings together rich information about players from a variety of sources. Simply type the name of your chosen player into Bing UK and a smart box-out appears with their picture, latest playing stats, including their highest score and batting average, plus a Wikipedia link for further information on their background.

The Bing team wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you. Your participation and feedback is an important part of how we develope Bing. From the entire team, we wish you a Merry Christmas, and we look forward to another exciting year on the web in 2011.

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