Cricket is one of the most popular in India. The young as well as the old peoples are thrilled by this game. Though it is not a native game of India but today it has reached the peak of the entertainment World. The British who ruled our country introduced this game to us. Cricket all the limited to common wealth countries and England is one of the most popular games in the world of sports. Indians love for the sports rather manifests in their love for cricket.
Cricket Mania in India
The cricket countries include the England, the Australia, the India, as well as Pakistan, the team Sri Lanka, the team South Africa, the Zimbabwe, the New Zealand, the team West Indies as well as Bangladesh. The teams Netherlands, the team Ireland as well as the United Arab Emirates have also joined the band of cricketing countries, but the cricket mania in India is far flung than in any other countries.
Cricket is often termed as the ‘unofficial’ national sport of India, the official position being held by hockey. In fact, over the last decade, it has raised its position from just a mere game to yet another religion. Cricketers in India have the status of demy gods’.
Indian premier league managed to bring in the sort of celebrity and name to Lalit Modi that nothing else could have possibly done, he says he has seen many ups and downs in his life and the recent showdown is not a worried matter for him as it is just a passing phase. But credit must be given to him for all the effort he has put in the past three years to bring IPL to a stage where it currently is.
Cricket bat-and-ball Game
International cricket in India usually does not pursue a set pattern. Usually more one-day matches are played than the test matches. India is supervised by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) the richest cricket board in the world. It is the most observed sport in the country as well as the spectators includes the school students , college students as well as offices goers and in the case of big match , the no of the spectators are doubled. As the game has risen to such an elite status it could not be left the politicization which raised the issues like player selection as well as the captaincy related issue. The scandal involving the Greg Chappell the Australian player as well as the Indian player Saurav Gangly is one such instance.
Cricket including test matches and one pattern has already undertaken exterminations with the introduction to20-20 cricket. The faster form of cricket has revolution it all the more and only added to its popularity. While a number of trophies associated with Indian cricket such as Dilip trophy, Rangit trophy and Rohintan Beria Trophy and they have inspire a lot of young cricketers to play in the senior stage . In their words cricket is a wonderfully civilized act of the ware fare, the greatest thing ever created, the craze, excitement as well as fun in cricket is the result personal interest of the people.
The lately concluded Indian premier league has seen a lot of ups and downs in the past three years of its existence. It has always had some controversy or the other connected to it, be the bidding of players, exclusion of Pakistani players by the owners, slapping of a fielder by another on the field, owners walking out on their team, rumors of love relationships starting off the field, match fixing, populace twitting about IPL secrets, so on and so forth, The list is quite big.