Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has today announced new Cricket Stickers on its platform to celebrate the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 in India. Although as of now, the app is rolling out the official Cricket Stickers pack only for its Android users, WhatsApp for iPhone will also be soon getting them.
WhatsApp has said that it is rolling out the new Sticker pack for users to download so that they can express their excitement about the game during the IPL with them. We have to say, it is a more creative and fun way to be able to talk about cricket with special dedicated features. Stickers on WhatsApp are meant to help users find a new way of expressing their reactions, experiences and moods with their friends. The much-awaited feature came to WhatsApp in October 2018, long after it was available on rival apps like Telegram.
Coming back to the new Cricket Sticker pack on WhatsApp for Android, users will have to download them by going to the Stickers category tab from the emoji section once they open the chat. Once downloaded, the new pack will be available for sharing with all contacts on the WhatsApp app, much like stickers, emojis and GIFs that are already present on the platform.
We should mention that as of now, WhatsApp is only making the Cricket Sticker pack available for users on Android. Users will not have to download a separate app from the Play Store for them, as the stickers would be present in the main WhatsApp app itself. The company has claimed that the pack has various stickers that will include all the emotions and reactions that are related to cricket. So, users will find a sticker to express their mood, no matter what it is.
There are also stickers included in the pack that will help users celebrate their favourite player scoring a century or hitting a six. There is even a sticker that expresses that the user is waiting for his favourite team to reach the ground.
We should point out that the Cricket Stickers pack has already started rolling out, and you will have to update your WhatsApp app to the latest Android version (2.19.115) to get the IPL special stickers. The company has also said that the new Sticker pack will soon be rolled out to iPhone users too. Stickers have seen massive success on WhatsApp since they were launched last year in October.
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