IS THE CRAZE OF CRICKET JUSTIFIED?: Essay

English_Master May 7, 2016 No Comments
IS THE CRAZE OF CRICKET¬†JUSTIFIED? The most loved sport in India needs no introduction. Every person, despite of his or her age, has an opinion on this game. Really, the craze of cricket in India is dramatic. Every time India plays a match, people in India find some or the other way out of their busy routines to view the live action. In India, cricket is followed much like a religion and the cricketers cannot be rated less than God himself. India-Pakistan cricket matches are played with most aggression by not only the players but also the supporters, which makes it a personal rivalry between the two teams. The craze for cricket was intensified after India’s emphatic victory in the 1983 world cup. Every Indian recalls this moment with pride. But, this interest in the game of cricket, has taken away the shine of other sports. There will be very few who know that hockey is India’s national game. We do remember almost every event in cricket. But, what about other sports? The most common answer to this question by every cricket fan will be that India is only good in cricket. We have highly talented young sportsmen and women in India. Hardworking and spirited players, who dream about...
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