Most popular classroom game among 90’s kids, school children in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, specially the Backbenchers occupying the last few rows, who most often play it sneakily during the ongoing class, a favourite childhood nostalgia of adults to reminisce about. It has several variants and is mostly played by two players. The runs are scored by flipping the book open at random and the last digit of the right-side (even-numbered) page is counted as the number of runs scored. A wicket is lost when a person scores 0.
A simplified version of book cricket is made as an android game – which involves two teams given 6 balls and 3 wickets each and whomever scores the most wins. Bookcricket’18 is a simple, quick time killer game which can be played anywhere, anytime and infinite number of times without worrying about video ads disturbing between gameplay.