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The cricapi, Free to use, super-high bandwidth, high performance Cricket API. Targeted at Developers and Cricket lovers.

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The cricapi, Free to use, super-high bandwidth, high performance Cricket API. Targeted at Developers and Cricket lovers.
The endpoints exposed are as follows:

  • ) provides live scrores of ongoing match
  • cricapi.matches( ) provides upcoming match fixtures
  • cricapi.matchCalender( ) provides international fixtures
  • cricapi.cricketScore( ) provides detailed score card of the match
  • cricapi.playerStats( ) provides players carrer info and stats
  • cricapi.fantasySummary( ) provides match info and stats
  • cricapi.fantasySquad( ) provides team players info
  • cricapi.playerFinder( ) provides players ids matching given name string

In order to use the above endpoints, u need to have an api_key which can use generated by signing into cricpapi. For testing purpose can use test_api_key "TESTKEY0273"

Usage of Cricapi:

>>> import cricapi
>>> apikey = "TESTKEY0273"
>>> criapi = cricapi.Cricapi(apikey)


>>> criapi.matches()
{u'matches': [{u'toss_winner_team': u'Australia Women', u'team-2': u'Pakistan Women' ...}


{u'v': u'1', u'cache': True, u'provider': {u'url': u'', u'source': ...}


>>> criapi.matchCalender()
{u'v': u'1', u'cache': True, u'provider': {u'url': u'', u'source': ...}


>>> params = {'unique_id':1034809}
>>> criapi.cricketScore(params)
{u'v': u'1', u'ttl': 3, u'team-2': u'India', u'matchStarted': True, u'team-1': u'England', u'provider': {u'url':u'', u'source': u'Various', u'pubDate': u'2018-10-23T06:58:07.090Z'}, u'creditsLeft': 206}


>>> params = {'pid':35320}
>>> criapi.playerStats(params)
{u'profile': u"\n\nSachin Tendulkar has been the most complete batsman of his time, the most prolific runmaker of all time, and arguably the biggest cricket icon the game has ...}


>>> params = {'unique_id':1034809}
>>> criapi.fantasySquad(params)
{u'v': u'1', u'cache': True, u'provider': {u'url': u'', u'source': u'Various', u'pubDate': u'2018-10-23T07:16:02.191Z'}, u'squad': [{u'players': [{u'pid': ... }


>>> params = {'unique_id':1034809}
>>> criapi.fantasySummary(params)
{u'type': u'Test', u'ttl': 7, u'provider': {u'url': u'', u'source': u'Various', u'pubDate': u'2018-10-23T07:20:22.701Z'}, u'dateTimeGMT': u'2016-11-09T04:00:00.000Z', u'v': u'1', u'data': {u'toss_winner_tea ...}


>>> params = {'name':'sachin'}
>>> criapi.playerFinder(params)
{u'ttl': 164, u'provider': {u'url': u'', u'source': u'Various', u'pubDate': u'2018-10-23T07:24:47.164Z'}, u'v': u'1', u'data': [{u'fullName': u'Sachin Rana', u'pid': 33757, u'name': u'Sachin Rana'}, {u'full ...}

Cricapi officially supports Python 2.7 & 3.4–3.7, and runs great on PyPy.


To install Cricapi, simply use pipenv (or pip, of course):

$ pipenv install cricapi


Fantastic documentation is available at

How to Contribute

  1. Check for open issues or open a fresh issue to start a discussion around a feature idea or a bug. There is a Contributor Friendly tag for issues that should be ideal for people who are not very familiar with the codebase yet.
  2. Fork the repository on GitHub to start making your changes to the master branch (or branch off of it).
  3. Write a test which shows that the bug was fixed or that the feature works as expected.
  4. Send a pull request and bug the maintainer until it gets merged and published. :) Make sure to add yourself to AUTHORS.

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