What is Dotball ?

Dotball is a 360-degree fan engagement platform for cricket. Dotball provides the means for you to experience the real DREAM, real FANTASY. The vision is to be Everything Cricket. We are new, we are full of energy and we are creating products to revolutionize the way fans consume cricket.

PS: We were also the official fantasy partners for Tamil Nadu Premier League 2018 & Mzansi Super League 2018

What is Fantasy gaming?

Fantasy gaming is a skill-based online sports game which is classified as a “game of skill”. Fantasy cricket is a part of the Fantasy sports model. It is an online game where you create a virtual team of real cricket players and score points depending upon how your chosen players perform in real world matches. Fantasy cricket is a game of strategy, cricketing knowledge and making the correct choices.

Is this legal?

Yes, it is. You can find more information on this on our Legality page

Am I allowed to play?

Of course, you can play though there are a few riders. You must be over 18 years of age, should be a citizen of India and additionally, not a resident of the states of Assam, Nagaland, Odisha, Telangana and Sikkim. Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information on this.

How to play?

Please refer our ‘How to Play’ page to find more.

How do I win money?

Well, it mostly depends up on your skill though the skill of your picked players is no less important. Picking an awesome squad increases your chances of winning. You have to follow a logical and data driven approach. Examples of such data would be the playing XI, specific player performance in past matches and tournaments, the conditions of the pitch, striking the right balance in the team and so on.

How to withdraw my winnings amount?

Once the User’s bank account and PAN card have been verified from our end the User can withdraw a minimum amount of INR 300 up to a maximum amount of INR 2000 per transaction. The withdrawn amount will be transferred instantly to the User's bank account.

Do I have to pay tax on my winnings?

As per the Income Tax Act 1961, taxes are deducted at source wherever applicable and paid out by us. For all winnings from a game in an amount exceeding Rs. 10,000 , a tax @ 31.20% will be deducted from the Gross winning by Dotball. Winners will be provided with the TDS certificate. In case of withdrawal of winnings in installments, TDS certificate will also be provided for each installment paid by Dotball. In case of any revisions by the Government of India to the aforementioned rate in the future, TDS will be deducted by Dotball in accordance with the then current prescribed TDS rate. In addition, the users shall be responsible for payment of any other applicable tax, including (but not limited to), income tax, gift tax, etc. in respect of the Cash Prizes won.

How to register and login?

Registering on Dotball is really simple. You just need a valid mobile number or a Facebook account to register on our App. Once the User has been registered on the platform he/she can login using the mobile number and their set password. All users will get a Rs.51 free signup bonus upon joining.

I didn’t receive OTP for mobile number verification?

Please confirm if you have entered correct mobile number for registration. If you are still facing this issue, please reach out to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

How to update profile?

Users can update only the registered name and Date of Birth. This can be done using the ‘Profile’ tab on the homepage after logging in.

Not be able to login?

Please check whether the registered mobile number and password entered is correct or not. Users can also login with the OTP option. If you have forgotten your password, click on the 'Forgot Password' option, enter your registered mobile number and we will send you the OTP within a few minutes and you can create a new password. If you are still facing this issue, please reach out to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

General

How to play?

Dotball is played by deploying your cricketing knowledge and skills. You can create your own team within the allocated budget of 100 credits. You earn the points based upon the player’s performances in the live matches. So, It’s time to show your skills and earn real money.

Please refer our ‘How to Play’ page to find more.

I haven’t deposited money. Can I still join any contests?

Yes, this option is available for new users. When you join Dotball for the first time you will receive a Rs.51 cash bonus. You can participate in ‘Big League’ and ‘Winner Takes All’ contests by using the bonus.

I haven't deposited money. Can I still win money?

Yes, you can. When you join dotball for the first time you will receive ₹51 cash bonus. You can participate in ‘Big league’ and ‘Winner takes all’ contests by using the bonus to win more.

Do I have to pay tax on my winnings?

As per the Income Tax Act of 1961, taxes are deducted at source wherever applicable and are paid out by us. For all winnings from a game in an amount exceeding Rs. 10,000, a tax @ 31.20% will be deducted from the Gross Winning by Dotball. Winners will be provided with the TDS certificate. In case of withdrawal of winnings in installments, TDS certificate will also be provided for each installment paid by Dotball. In case of any revisions by the Government of India to the aforementioned rate in the future, TDS will be deducted by Dotball in accordance with the then current prescribed TDS rate. In addition, the users shall be responsible for payment of any other applicable tax, including (but not limited to), income tax, gift tax, etc. In respect of the Cash Prizes won.

Match

What is the difference between Upcoming, Live and Completed?

Upcoming Matches: You can only participate in Upcoming matches. These are usually updated 2 days prior to the start of the match. You have to choose a match or matches on the ‘Upcoming’ page to join the contests.

Live Matches: If the users have joined any live matches they can view their progress in the leaderboard. Please note that users cannot join any live matches.

Completed Matches: If the users played in any contests for a completed match, users will be able to view the winner's list in the leaderboard.

How often are matches updated?

We usually update the matches at least two days in advance.

What happens if a match is cancelled?

Every match has a specified number of overs which need to be bowled for it to be included in the records. If that number of overs cannot be bowled and the match is abandoned or cancelled due to reasons like poor weather or crowd disturbance, then the corresponding matches and contests in the Dotball Fantasy League would also stand cancelled and the entry fee would be refunded to the users.

What happens if DLS is followed for a match?

We will calculate the points for all the players based upon their performance and our points system. No further changes will be made to the points of the players outside of the prescribed points system.

Contest

There are so many contests. Please explain all of them.

We have several contests which you can join, such as:

Big League:

Big league is considered as a start-up for fantasy gamers. A Pyramid-style gameplay where higher positions gives you grander amounts. Total prize pool will be divided between the ranks unequally. The percentage of winners in the Big League is usually between 30% and 40%.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can choose up to 6 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

Winner takes all:

Only 1 champion. A veteran of fantasy cricket will be definitely looking out for this contest. A little risk can give you the best possible result.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can field Upto 6 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use upto 33% cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

Note: Please note that in case the contest is not completely filled 90% of the prize pool will be paid to the winner.

New User League:

Disappointed that you missed out on the Jackpot by a few ranks? We have a brand-new contest from Dotball just for you! The entry fees are low and the winnings are big. 80% of the winnings will be distributed equally among the specified winners. So, join now and the odds will definitely be in your favor. If number of entries is less than the specified winners, all squads will receive 80% of the entry fees as winnings.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can field up to 10 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

AllWin:

All for win and win for all! Dotball brings you a contest where everyone wins. All you have to do is to join the contest and your name on the list of winners is guaranteed. The pool is distributed unequally amongst the entered participants but even the person coming in last gets a share of the prize money. So, if you are ‘no risk and all reward’ this is the contest for you. Play and Win: It really is as simple as that.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can field up to 6 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

Megatron:

Megatron is synonymous with mega winnings. Want less competition? Want to have real skin in the game? Megatron is right up your alley.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can field up to 6 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use up to 25% cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

Rumble:

Risk vs Reward is aptly defined by Rumble. Get over 5x payout in entry fees. Pay less. Win more. All winners get the same prize.

  • (C) Contest will be operational irrespective of number of squad entries.
  • (M) Users can field up to 6 teams for these contests.
  • (B) Users are allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: At the sole discretion of the platform, Dotball may choose to offer an unlimited number of entries for such contests and close the same as they see fit. Accordingly, Dotball may adjust the cash prize offered for these contests.

Head or Tails:

Only 1 Winner; “NO runner-up”. You will be playing against only 1 contestant. If you love a good challenge then ‘Head or Tails’ is the best fit for you.

  • (C) Contest depends on number of squads.
  • (M) Users can field ONLY 1 team for these contests.
  • (B) Users are NOT allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: We reserve the right to keep these contests operational even if the pre-specified number of participants are not met.

Hat Trick:

Only 1 Winner. Let your inner Napoleon shine bright and fight against 2 other participants. The winning feeling is unquestionable, unparalleled and unimaginable.

  • (C) Contest depends on number of squads.
  • (M) Users can field ONLY 1 team for these contests.
  • (B) Users are NOT allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: We reserve the right to keep these contests operational even if the pre-specified number of participants are not met.

Beyond Boundaries:

Only 1 Winner. Super Fight against 3 other contestants. If you are within the range of your challengers, so are they. It will takes your unmatched skills to blitz past them. So, defy all odds and prove yourself the master.

  • (C) Contest depends on number of squads.
  • (M) Users can field ONLY 1 team for these contests.
  • (B) Users are NOT allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: We reserve the right to keep these contests operational even if the pre-specified number of participants are not met.

Super Sixer:

One winner only! The superheroes have assembled! Its mano a mano and the one who prevails is ‘Super’ indeed.

  • (C)Contest depends on number of squads.
  • (M)Users can field ONLY 1 team for these contests.
  • (B)Users are NOT allowed to use cash bonus to participate.

Note: We reserve the right to keep these contests operational even if the pre-specified number of participants are not met.

Jazz Buzz:

Only 1 Winner; “NO runner-up”. You will be playing against only 1 contestant. If you love a good challenge, then Jazz Buzz is the best for you.

Three on a match (Battle of Three, One winner):

Only 1 Winner. Grow your Napoleon within yourself and fight against 2 other participants. The winning feel is unconditional, unparalleled and unimaginable.

Ferocious Four (Battle of Four, One winner):

Only 1 Winner. Super Fight against 3 other contestants. If you are in the range of your challenger, so are they. It only takes your skill to blitz past them. So defy all odds and prove yourself the master.

The Seven Samurais (Battle of Seven, One winner):

Only 1 Winner. Mega Fight against 6 other contestants. Impossible only exists because of possible. If the moments find you, nothing can stop you to overturn an unlikely defeat.

Twelve angry Men (Battle of Twelve, One winner):

Only 1 Winner. Infra Fight against 11 other contestants. This is not a fight; this is a war.

Why is an entry fees charged for all contests?

Entry fees are charged for pay-to-play contests to contribute to the cash prize pool and to meet the administrative and operational expenses of Dotball for maintaining the said contests. We refund the entry fees to your Dotball wallet if a match is cancelled.

Before joining any contest what are the steps we have to follow?

The entry fees for a pay-to-play contest would be deducted from the un-utilized component, followed by the bonus component and lastly the winnings.

Before joining any contest what are the steps we have to follow?

Make sure you keep an eye on the players who are playing the match and keep your session updated at all times.

Users can also change their Captain or Vice-Captain before the match starts.

I have joined contest. What next?

Please be sure to update your team after the official announcement of the Playing XI. In Dotball, you can edit your team right up till the first ball of the match is bowled. After that, you can check your leaderboard during the match or after the end of the match.

I am unable to join contests for live matches. Why?

Once the match has been declared as ‘live’ all contests shall become closed for entry. You will unable to join such contests then.

No contests are open for this upcoming matches. Why?

We are yet to update contests for this match. If the match is operational, contests will be added shortly.

I have won a contest. When will I receive the winning amount to my wallet?

All team points and ranks are updated and displayed a maximum of 4 hours after the completion of the match. This time is required to verify the data we have received from the live feed. Following this verification, the winners of cash prizes would have their Dotball wallet credited with the winning amount.

Teams

How can I create a team?

Player Type Selection wise
Wicket Keeper 1
Batsman 3-5
All-Rounder 1-4
Bowlers 3-5
Total 11
  • 1. The User needs to select 11 players including Captain and Vice-Captain for the match he/she wants to join by using an allocated budget of 100 credits
  • 2. The User can only select a maximum of 6 players from a particular team.
  • 3. The User can select up to one wicketkeeper, 3 to 5 batsmen, 1-4 all-rounders and 3 to 5 bowlers.

How should I create my team?

After registering your Dotball account, click on the ‘Create Team’ option for the match you’d like to join. Create Your team of 11 players including Captain and Vice-Captain for the match you want to join by using an allocated budget of 100 credits. You can select upto one wicketkeeper, three to five batsmen, three to five bowlers and upto four all rounders.

How many teams can I create?

The User can create up to six teams for a particular match.

How are the points calculated in Dotball?

Please refer our Scores & Points section for further understanding.

How often are points updated?

The scores (or points) are updated by us every few minutes in the backend. However, the final points and rank of your team are updated a maximum of four hours after the match is over. After the match, the winners are announced and winnings are distributed.

Leaderboard

What is Dotball's points system?

Please refer our Scores & Points section for further understanding.

Points are not getting updated. What should I do?

This could be an issue with the third-party scoring feed. You can rest assured that this issue will be resolved before the winners are to be announced. You can still reach out to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

What if there is a tie for the same position in leaderboard?

If two or more teams have the same points after a match, then the total winnings for the position at which they are tied would be distributed equally between such teams. If there are 2 winners for 1st position, then they would each get the cumulative average of the combined prize allotted for both the 1st and the 2nd position, and the team that comes in with the next best points would get the winnings for the 3rd position.

Please explain difference between Unutilized, Bonus and Winnings.

Unutilized

‘Unutilized’ is different from cash bonus and winnings because ‘Unutilized’ is the money deposited by you into your Dotball wallet, whereas ‘Bonus’ & ‘Winnings’ are deposited by us as a result of your continued participation or for your winnings. You can deposit the ‘Unutilized’ using credit/debit cards, net banking, UPI, mobile-wallets and any other approved payment methods.

Bonus

Cash bonus is the added amount credited to your wallet by Dotball because we value your presence as a user on our platform. Dotball announces offers of cash bonus from time to time. We offer a sign-up bonus, cash bonus and a referral bonus.

Winnings

The money earned by participating in cash contests and winning.

General

Cash bonus and Un-utilized cannot be withdrawn instantaneously. You would be required to utilize the amount in participating in cash contests. Winnings can be withdrawn instantaneously subject to verification of PAN and bank account details.

I want to withdraw winnings. What should I do?

You can withdraw your winnings anytime by going to the ‘My Wallet-Withdraw money’ option. You just have to go through an account verification process before you can withdraw your money. The entire verification process will take 5-9 working days.

My bank account has been verified. How long will it take to withdraw the winning amount?

If your bank account has been verified, you can withdraw your money INSTANTLY.

Winnings have not been credited to my Dotball wallet yet? How long will it take?

All team points and ranks are updated and displayed a maximum of 4 hours after the completion of the match. This time is required to verify the data we have received from the live feed. Following this verification, the winners of cash prizes would have their Dotball wallet credited with the winning amount.

How can I add money in the Dotball wallet?

To add money to your wallet in order to pay entry fees and other such charges, you need to go to ‘My Wallet’ tab on your dashboard, and click on ‘Add Money’, and you will be redirected to various modes of payment supported by Dotball.

We support the following payment options at Dotball:

  • Credit Card.
  • Debit Card. (Note: American express and Rupay cards are not accepted)
  • Net Banking.
  • We will accept Paytm Bank.
  • Google Pay/BHIM/UPI.
  • Mobile wallets (Phone pe, Jio Money, Ola Money, Mobikwik)
  • Note: we will not accept Paytm wallets.

Amount got debited but is not reflecting in the wallet? Deposit has not been credited in the Dotball wallet?

Scenario 1. These instances usually happen when the money gets stuck with the payment gateway and does not reach Dotball either due to a technical glitch or network latency / heavy network traffic.

In this case, usually the amount gets auto refunded to the source account within 48 hours. If you are enrolled with your account provider for SMS notification, you shall receive a message upon a successful refund.

Scenario 2. In such situations you need to contact the bank first, because they would be able to resolve the issue. Additionally, you could share a screenshot with the page to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

Scenario 3: Further, if you do not see the refund even after 48 hours, please reply to this e-mail with a copy of your statement till date with the Cashfree transaction number. we will get in touch with the payment gateway services team to get this refunded to you immediately.

Unable to add money to dotball wallet. Transaction is failing.

Often the banks do not authorize payments due to technical glitches. In such situations you need to contact the bank first, because they would be able to resolve the issue. Additionally, you could share a screenshot of the funds transfer page to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

Deposit not credited to dotball wallet? What should I do?

In such situations you need to contact the bank to understand if the amount got debited. If it is debited, then you could share a screenshot of the funds transfer page to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile. We will help you out.

How to get cash bonus?

Dotball announces offers of cash bonus from time to time because we value your presence as a User on our platform.

Bonus amount is not credited in the Dotball wallet?

Please confirm if the promotional offer is still operational on Dotball. If such is the case, please reach out to us using the ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile to resolve your query.

Email ID not verified. Did not receive OTP. Why?

This could be due to two reasons.

1. First, check your spam folder to see if any mails from Dotball are being redirected there. If so, you need to click on the ‘This is not spam’ button of your email page.

2. The second reason could be that you used a different email id for Dotball registration than the one you are checking now. If you are unable to login despite entering the correct email address for verification, please reach out to us at ‘Contact Us’ tab in your profile.

Why is PAN card required for verification?

Winnings from Dotball are considered as income by the government. Hence, PAN card serves as necessary identity proof for verification. If you do not have your PAN Card, the verification process will be left incomplete and you wouldn’t be able to withdraw money into your bank account.

How long does it take for PAN card to get verified?

Once the PAN card is uploaded in our portal. The same will be verified within 4 working days.

Why did my PAN card get rejected?

  • 1) The PAN number which you have entered is not matching with the uploaded PAN card.
  • 2) Name entered by you is not matching with the uploaded PAN card.
  • 3) DOB entered by you is not matching with the uploaded PAN card.
  • 4) Uploaded image of the PAN card is not a valid PAN card.
  • 5) Uploaded image of the PAN card is not clear.
  • 6) Fantasy gaming is not allowed by law in your state of residence.
  • 7) Fantasy gaming is not allowed by law in your state of residence.
  • 7) PAN card has already been registered in the system

Why is bank account required for verification?

To withdraw the winning amount, the bank account details need to be verified by Dotball.

Can I withdraw the winning amount into digital wallets?

No.

How long does it take for bank account to get verified?

The bank account details get verified within 5 business days.

Why did my bank account gets rejected?

This can happen due to the following reasons:

  • 1) Name entered by you is not matching the uploaded proof of bank account.
  • 2) Account number entered by you is not matching the uploaded proof of bank account.
  • 3) IFSC code entered by you is not matching the uploaded proof of bank account.
  • 4) Uploaded proof of bank account is not clear.
  • 5) The branch of your bank account operates in a state where fantasy gaming is not allowed by law.
  • 6) Fantasy gaming is not allowed by law in your state of residence.
  • 7) Uploaded proof of bank account is not matching with the PAN details.
  • 8) Uploaded proof of bank account does not contain details of branch of bank.
  • 9) Uploaded proof does not contain all required information such as Name of Account Holder, A/c no, Address of User and Address (or IFSC) of the bank.

Bank account has been verified. How long will it take to withdraw the winning amount?

Once the bank account has been verified, you can withdraw the winning amount INSTANTLY.

When are the teams are locked for every match on Dotball?

We understand that fantasy players want to be on the same page when the playing XI is announced. Hence, on Dotball, they can pick players or edit their teams as per real the playing XI. The teams are locked for all matches before the first ball has been bowled. We do not wish to place constraints on the user and increase the element of chance. Fantasy cricket is data-driven, and we want to reduce the element of luck involved.

What is instant withdrawal?

It is a core feature of Dotball which is unique and exciting (Play today, Win today and Withdraw today). If you want to withdraw your winnings amount then you need to verify your ‘PAN card and bank account’. Post successful verification, you can withdraw your winnings anytime. The amount will get credited to your bank account instantly.

What is contest pass?

Contest pass is a one of a kind revolutionary attempt to innovate the fantasy gaming experience for cricket fans. It is a core USP of Dotball. By purchasing a contest pass, users can get free entries into multiple contests for a particular match or a collection of matches. We understand that fantasy users would like to participate in multiple contests for low fees, less competition, large number of winners and a chance to win big. Contest pass accomplishes all of this and does it better than any singular contest.

For more information, please refer to the Contest pass tab.

Do you have a Refer & Earn program?

Sorry, we do not have this feature now. However, you can always ask your friend to play with you and compete! We will be integrating this feature in the near future.

What are the current cash bonus offers?

When players deposit the money and win any game then certain percentage of bonus will be credited to their wallets based upon their ‘Fan Club’ tier.

Note: Cash bonus offers will change from time-to-time. You can find the offer at the ‘Add Money’ tab in your wallet.

What is contest pass?

Contest pass is a one of a kind revolutionary attempt to innovate the fantasy gaming experience for cricket fans. It is a core USP of Dotball. By purchasing a contest pass, users can get entries into multiple contests for a particular match. We understand that fantasy users would like to participate in various contests for low fees, less competition, large number of winners and a chance to win big. Contest pass accomplishes all of this and does it better than any singular contest. The math clearly reflects that.

How does contest pass work?

When a user purchases a contest pass, they can join contests specified in the match pass-page. After the purchase of a contest pass, the selected contests will be highlighted for the concerned upcoming match.

Contest pass seems too good to be true. Please explain.

We have used an example of Rs. 11 contest pass in Double Duel to highlight the benefits. Please go through the table below to understand the efficiency of contest pass. You can extrapolate on this data to further understand the other contest passes.

More winners

Big League: Scenario 1

  • Total Entry Fees
    5.5
  • No. of entry squads
    798
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest last winner prize
    10

Issues

  • Less percentage winners
  • Can select only one team
  • More competition

Double Duel

  • Total Entry Fees
    11
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Per contest entry fee (approx)
    5.50
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10

Total Prize

  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Total prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Total 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10
  • Total last winner prize
    15

Benefits

  • Less per contest entry fees
  • More percentage winners
  • Last winner getting more than entry fees
  • Flexibility in picking different teams for different contests (minimize risk)
  • Less competition

Lesser competition

Big League: Scenario 2

  • Total Entry Fees
    5.5
  • No. of entry squads
    798
  • No. of winning squads
    222
  • Contest prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest last winner prize
    2.50

Issues

  • Last winner gets only half of entry fees
  • Can select only one team
  • More competition

Double Duel

  • Total Entry Fees
    11
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Per contest entry fee (approx)
    5.50
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10

Total Prize

  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Total prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Total 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10
  • Total last winner prize
    15

Benefits

  • Less per contest entry fees
  • More percentage winners
  • Last winner getting more than entry fees
  • Flexibility in picking different teams for different contests (minimize risk)
  • Less competition

Lower fees

Big League: Scenario 3

  • Total Entry Fees
    11
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest last winner prize
    5

Issues

  • Double per contest entry fees
  • Last winner gets only half of entry fees
  • Can select only one team

Double Duel

  • Total Entry Fees
    11
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Per contest entry fee (approx)
    5.50
  • No. of entry squads
    399
  • No. of winning squads
    111
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10

Total Prize

  • Contest 1 prize pool
    1000
  • Contest 2 prize pool
    2000
  • Total prize pool
    3000
  • Contest 1 1st place prize
    100
  • Contest 2 1st place prize
    200
  • Total 1st place prize
    300
  • Contest 1 last winner prize
    5
  • Contest 2 last winner prize
    10
  • Total last winner prize
    15

Benefits

  • Less per contest entry fees
  • More percentage winners
  • Last winner getting more than entry fees
  • Flexibility in picking different teams for different contests (minimize risk)
  • Less competition

What is Double Duel?

In Double Duel, the user can pay for 1 contest and can participate in 2 contests.

Where can I find Contest pass?

For upcoming matches, you can find the contest pass at the top of the contest page.

I am unable to see contest pass, what should I do?

It is possible that we are not offering contest pass for this particular match. It is also likely that you have not updated your app to the latest version. Please logout, login and update the app. If you’re still unable to see contest pass, we request you to download the latest app available in the Download App tab on our website. Alternatively, you can find the links for the Android app @ http://bit.ly/2DhtpTa and the iOS app @ https://apple.co/2NnpqnT.

What is the refund policy when contests are abandoned?

Refund criteria is as follows:
Refund= (NCA/NCE) *MPP where,
NCA: Number of contests abandoned
NCE: Number of contests eligible under match pass
MPP: Value of contest pass purchased
Eg: A user purchases a contest pass for Rs.99 and is eligible to participate in 3 contests. If one such contest is abandoned, the user is entitled to receive a refund of (⅓)*99 = Rs.33.

Can contest pass be transferred for other matches?

Contest passes are not transferable between matches. Contest passes are valid for particular matches only. Refund will not be issued if users do not participate in all the contests prescribed for the contest pass.

Can I purchase multiple contest passes?

Yes, you can purchase multiple contest passes after exhausting the current contest pass.

Can I use cash bonus to purchase contest pass?

You can use cash bonus to purchase Double Duel contest pass. However, you may not be eligible to a use cash bonus to purchase Triple Trigger or Quadra Quasher contest pass.

What is Fan Club?

Yet another USP of Dotball, Fan Club is a loyalty program designed to reward fantasy users for participation on the platform. Users are rewarded for depositing cash, participating in the contest and winning contests.

Get Experience points (EXP) and cash bonus for depositing cash and winning contests. Get EXP for participation. More EXP you earn, more chances for promotion to the next tier where the rewards are better.

What are the different tiers in Fan club?

Steel, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond membership.

How does the Fan Club work?

Fan Club rewards users for three activities, Depositing money, Joining contests, and Winning contests.

Based on their tier, Users will receive a percentage of the deposited amount as EXP and cash bonus. Please note that there is a cap on the amount of EXP and bonus that can be earned through cash deposits.

For participation in contests, Users will receive EXP based on a percentage of entry fees. Double EXP boost is applicable for using cash deposits to join contests and triple EXP boost is applicable for using winnings to join contests.

Based on the amount won, users will receive a percentage as EXP and cash bonus.

On reaching the EXP limit for a tier, users will get promoted to the next tier where the rewards are more. Additionally, users will also receive a one-time promotion bonus. On promotion, EXP will be reset to 0.

At times, Dotball may provide a Free hit bonus to users. The amount will vary across different tiers.

Diamond is a bonus tier for platinum users who accumulate 14,000 EXP every month. If the user does not get the required EXP, he will be eligible to receive XP and bonus as per Platinum tier only.

For more information, please refer to your Fan Club profile page or the terms and conditions @Fan Club

Does XP expire?

No.

Does cash bonus expire?

Please refer to bonusterms to know more about cash bonus expiry.

Can I get demoted?

No, we don't demote users to lower tiers. However, you should note that Diamond is a bonus tier for platinum users who accumulate 14,000 EXP every month. If in a particular month, a Diamond user does not accumulate this required EXP, he will be demoted to Platinum tier.

What is fan power?

Fan Power is your shot at redemption. Fan Power gives you the chance to switch both the captain and vice-captain for all contests at the end of every innings by paying a very nominal fee.

What is the major change in Fan power?

The user has to choose the captain and vice-captain before the match starts. Once the match starts the Fan power option will be disabled.

How does fan power work?

Once the match is live, users will be able to see their teams in the leader board for the entered contests. By selecting the ‘My Teams’ tab, users will be redirected to a screen where they can view the teams and purchase Fan Power. Users can purchase Fan Power any time during the match for the first innings of the match that has joined the any of the contests. However, once the second innings starts, the user will not be able to edit the captain and vice-captain.

There is particular time slot which will be indicated to the users for Fan Power eligibility for the upcoming innings. Fan Power will not be applicable for purchase prior to the start of the first innings of the test match and after the last innings of the test match has begun.

Will it impact on 12 th man option?

No, the 12 th man points will be calculated on innings wise.

Is it compulsory to purchase fan power?

It is not compulsory. Users are given the flexibility to retain the starting team or switch the captain and vice-captain as per their needs and requirements.

How the points are calculated for the captain and Vice-Captain after switching?

The previously assigned Captain and Vice-Captain will stop accumulating the multiplier points (2x for the Captain, 1.5x for Vice-Captain). The newly assigned captain and vice-captain will start getting the multiplier points.

Which type of matches are eligible for Fan Power?

Fan power is allowed for all matches. We will indicate the matches for which fan power is applicable.

Note: It can be change from time-to-time depending on the daily matches scheduled.

Which type contests are eligible for Fan Power?

Fan Power is allowed for all contests.

Note: Fan Power is applicable only on a few contests and it changes from time-to-time depending on the daily matches scheduled.

I choose the wrong Captain and Vice-captain using the fan power. Can I change it again?

Once the match is live the fan power option will get disable.

How much does a fan power cost?

Currently it is free of cost.

Note: The terms and condition of the entry fee can be change in future.

If I want to switch only one of Captain or Vice-Captain, should I still pay the full price for fan power?

Yes, if you wish to retain the existing Captain or Vice-Captain and switch only one of them, you still need to purchase the fan power for full price. You can re-select the same captain or vice-captain in the player selection page.

If I purchased Fan Power and didn’t use it, can I get the refund?

No, we regret to inform you that refunds are not eligible once Fan Power is purchased.

I choose the wrong Captain and Vice-captain using the fan power. Can I change it again?

Yes, User can switch the Captain and Vice-Captain on multiple times before the next innings begins. Once the next innings starts, users cannot make any changes.

Can I use cash bonus to purchasing a fan power?

As a launch offer, we are allowing usage of cash bonus for purchasing Fan Power.

How much does a fan power cost?

The Fan Power cost depends on the leagues and the contests. Currently, it is applicable on the below mentioned leagues.

  • New User league :

    For the contest, where the entry fee is INR 9 then the INR 1 will be charged.

    For the contest, where the entry fee is INR 22 then the INR 2 will be charged.

  • For the ‘Megatron’ and ‘Winner Takes All’ 7.5% will be charged on the entry fee .

What will happen if you don’t choose 12th man?

This is an additional advantage which we are giving to our users. It is not mandatory and it will not hamper your game play in adverse way.

For which contests is 12th man is applicable?

It is applicable for all the contests. The company has the right to change the terms and conditions at any given point of time. The changes will be informed to the users before them.

How 12th man points are calculated?

It will be calculated in the usual way.

What is Blue Nation League contest?

Dotball interactive in collabration with leading food joint "Barbeque Nation" has come up with the open league called 'Blue Nation League' contest. The users can join for free and the top 155 winners of that match will be given a 'Food coupons' that they can redeem at Barbeque Nation restaurants.

What are the entry fees?

There is no entry fees.

Is this contest available for all the world cup matches?

This contest is available in all the upcoming world cup matches.

How many users can join?

It is an open league and there is no limit.

How to get the 'Blue Nation League' coupons and who will get?

The users who join 'Blue Nation League'contest are eligible for these coupons and which is valid pan India. The top 155 winners will be getting it.

When will we receive the coupons and how to redeem it?

The coupons will be issued within 5 business days from the time the match ends.

The coupon code will be sent to your registered mobile number via 'SMS'. To redeem it, you need to show the 'SMS' at the billing time.

Without joining the contest can I get the coupons?

No, it is not possible to get the coupon without joining the contest.

How many teams I can create for this contest?

You can asual create maximum of 6 teams.

How the winnings will be distributed?

The winnings will be distributed as furnished below:

  • 1-10 positions : Coupon worth Rs 500 will be issued.
  • 11-35 positions: Coupon worth Rs 250 will be issued.
  • 36-85 positions: Coupon worth Rs 200 will be issued.
  • 86-155 positions: Coupon worth Rs 150 will be issued.

What is Postpaid?

It is another new unique feature from Dotball. The users can join the contests without having a sad feeling that they couldn’t join it because of money.

How it works?

We will be crediting rs.500 your ‘Dotball postpaid’ account every month. Please find the below steps about the usage.

  • When you join the contest and if you are falling short of money then you can use this postpaid amount and join it. For example, if you are joining ‘Big league’ and in your account you have only rs.39 then you can add the balance rs.10 from your ‘Dotball postpaid” account.
  • When you don’t have money in your Dotball account then you can make use of this ‘Postpaid’ amount and use the same for joining the contest.

If I do not use this postpaid amount will the balance get expired or elapsed?

No, it will not expire.

What are the eligibility criteria to get this ‘Dotball postpaid’?

To avail the benefit, the user needs to compulsory verify his/her pan and bank details and also the users transaction.

How to payback or pay the used postpaid amount?

Please find the below steps to pay the amount.

  • Login into your account and goto 'Postpaid wallet'.
  • Tap or click on the 'Pay' option, which will get enabled every month of 1st, post generating the bill.
  • You will find payment options i.e. bank account or your winnings. Kindly choose anyone option and clear the payment by every month of 07th August.

How we will be knowing the amount used by us?

We will be updating the usage on daily basis by the end of the day every day. Also, we will be sending the detailed transaction statement every month.

When will be the billing amount generated?

The billing amount will be generated on every month of 1st.

What is the time frame to pay the billing amount?

The billing amount will be generated on every month of 1st and you need to pay the amount by 7th of every month.

What will happen the if the billing amount is not paid by the user within the deadline?

  • The user will not be able to join any contests and place the withdrawal request.
  • If still the amount is not paid then legal action will be taken against the users.

What will happen if you don’t choose 12th man?

This is an additional advantage which we are giving to our users. It is not mandatory and it will not hamper your game play in adverse way.

For which contests is 12th man is applicable?

It is applicable for all the contests. The company has the right to change the terms and conditions at any given point of time. The changes will be informed to the users before them.

How 12th man points are calculated?

It will be calculated in the usual way.

What is ‘squad recommendation’ feature?

Dotball is known for the uniqueness and innovative features. This is yet another feature which would boost the winning percentage of the users.

This feature includes a ‘Match feed’ section where 2 set of users known as ‘Power players’ and ‘Fantasy celebrities’, who will be offering the recommended teams for the upcoming matches.

Which users are allowed to post the team in the match feed section and based on what criteria they are chosen to post the team?

Power players and fantasy celebrities are allowed to post the team.

  • Powers players: These are the users who have their winning percentage greater than or equal to 80%.
  • Fantasy celebrities: They are the celebrities who were invited at the time of launching this feature.

How do I join the contest with the teams posted in match feed section?

Please find the steps below:

  • First choose the upcoming match.
  • Chose the ‘match feed section’
  • Select any of the teams posted in this section (If required you can modify/edit the offered team) and click on ‘Save team’ option.
  • Join any contests with the saved team.

Note: You can check the ‘ratings’ of these users before selecting their proposed/offered teams.

Can I join the teams offered by two or more different users?

Yes, there is no restrictions. For example, if you want to create 6 teams then you can choose the teams offered by different users (‘Power players’ and ‘Fantasy celebrities’).

Can a regular users post their teams in the match feed section?

No, the regular users will not get an option to post it.

Can I change the edit/modify the team offered in the feed section?

Yes, you can before the match get started.

Is it mandatory to choose the team which are posted in feed section?

No, it is not compulsory. It is an additional option which we are giving to our users.

Do I need to pay any additional charges to access this feature?

No. The user need not to pay any charges.

How to follow/unfollow these users?

In the match feed section, you can see these users profile. You can click on ‘follow/unfollow’ option.

How and when do I give/rate my experience for the team I just joined with?

Once the match get completed, you would get an option in the ‘Preview team’. You can give the rating over there.

Can I compare my team statistics with other users during the match?

Yes.

Can I share the team posted in the feed section?

Yes, the users can share the team by clicking on the ‘Share’ option. This option will be next to ‘Save team’.

Can I see the previous posts given by the ‘Power players and fantasy celebrities’?

Yes, they can see it in their users profile section under ‘Posts’ option.

New Deposit offer

What is this deposit offer about?

It is a treat to our existing and new dotballers wherein they would be receiving the bonus on every deposit.

Will I get the same bonus everytime I deposit?

No, the bonus has been split into different deposit tiers.

What are the different types of deposit tires?

Number of deposits Bonus percentage
1st deposit 100%
2nd - 3rd deposit 50%
4th-8th deposit 20%
9th - 18th deposit 10%
19th deposit and onwards 5%

-For example, if a user deposit Rs.1000/- for the first time, the user will receive 100% bonus on the deposited amount (i.e. amount of 1000). In the 2nd and 3rd time of deposit, the users will receive a 50% bonus on the deposited amount (ex:Rs.1000) i.e. 500 and so on as mentioned in the table.

Will I be able to avail the 100% bonus offer again in future deposits?

No, it is only applicable for the ‘First Time’.

Is this offer applicable for only new users?

No, this offer is applicable for all the users (Existing + New users).

Will there be any expiry date of the bonus received?

There is no expiry of the bonus received.

Winnings to deposit conversion offer

What is the ‘Winnings to deposit’ conversion offer?

Good news! Now you have yet another offer to receive ‘Extra Bonus’. If users convert their winning amount to deposit then they would be receiving a 10% bonus on the conversion amount.

Example: If a user wins Rs.500 and converts this amount to deposit then the user will receive a 10% bonus of that amount (i.e. 50).

Is this offer applicable only once or multiple times/ Are there any number of limits to use this offer?

No, it is applicable everytime the user converts his winnings to deposit.

Will there be any expiry date of the bonus received?

There is no expiry of the bonus received. If there any changes in future we will be updating it prior.

New Fan club

What is the Fan club?

The idea behind this fan club program is to express our gratitude to the users for spending their valuable time at our site and form a community of skilled cricket fantasy players. For every “Rs.1 entry fee, the user will earn 1 Xp point”.

Please refer to the below table.

Tier Xp points
Steel 0-1000
Bronze 1001-3000
Silver 3001-8000
Gold 8001-20000
Platinum 20001-50000
Diamond >=50000

*Note:Rs.1= 1 Xp

What are the different ‘Fan Club’ tiers?

  • Steel
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond

What are the changes in the ‘Fan club’?

The users will not be receiving the bonus on the deposited amount and even when the ‘Tier/level’ changes. However, there are other bonus offers like on cash deposit bonus and winning amount conversion.

How does this fan club works?

When a user signs up/registers with www.dotball.com and joins a contest then that user will instantly becomes a member of our ‘Fan club’. The initial fan club tier awarded to each user is the 'Steel Tier'. As the user plays more & more contests their 'Xp' points increase. The more points users earn, the better will be their fan club tier.

How can I get promoted from steel tier to next/highest tier?

The user has to earn certain ‘Experience Points’ or ‘Xp’ at every tier/level and based on these points the users will be promoted to the next level.

Note:Rs.1= 1 Xp

How to earn ‘Experience Points’ or ‘EXP’?

The user can earn points based on their total entry fees utilized for confirmed contests. Please note, if the match gets cancelled/abandoned the entry fee is not taken into account.

For example, after the launch of this new fan club, if a user joins ‘Mini League’ of rs.49 then this amount gets converted to 49 exp points. Hence, the user will fall under the steel membership (i.e 49xp/1000xp).

Will I be de-promoted if I fail to maintain the ‘Xp’ points?

No. If there any changes in the future will update in prior.

Refer and earn feature

What is ‘Refer and Earn’?

We have seen the trend where our valuable users are unable to join the contests because of shortage of money. So we wanted to delight our users by giving them extra money in the form of referral process.

Good news! Is that now you can earn extra money by inviting your friends to play on our site.

How can I avail this feature and how much I can earn?

The process is very simple and unique about this feature is that there is no limit on your referral bonus earnings . Please find the steps below to understand our process.

  • Refer your friends by sharing your unique referral code on social networking sites like Whatsapp, Facebook etc. specifically made for your friends.
  • They have to click on the link which you shared with them and register with us using your referral code.
  • Your friends have to successfully complete the verification process and eligibility criteria.
  • For every referral you can earn ‘26 cash bonus’. In order to receive it, your friends has to join the contests which is >=49 entry fees. Once your friends meets this entry fee i.e. Rs.49/- criteria then the bonus will be credited.It may take 2 hours to reflect in your account
  • If we find any duplicates of accounts for any sort of malpractice or fraud practices then bonus will not be credited.

Is there any limit on earning this referral bonus?

No, there is no limit. If there are any changes in the future then we will update it prior before making it live.