India is a country where “SPORTS” hold a special place in the hearts of the people. There are many sports being played in India with full dedication and determination. India has produced so many great sportsmen in each and every sport. But all the sports are not equally popular in our country.
Hockey is the national game but cricket is more popular. We are ranked 156th in football in FIFA ranking but still there are so many football fans. So in this article we are making a list of top 10 sports according to their popularity in the country.
8. TABLE TENNIS
Isn’t it shocking? Well it is. India’s hockey team has done well in the recent past. India has also won the 1975 world cup hockey tournament in Malaysia. Still we need to encourage people to value this sport more.
It has been the most popular sport in India since decades. IPL (Indian Premiere League) and ICL (Indian Cricket league) are the two most popular events of Indian Cricket. India’s performance has been wonderful in Cricket. Our team has won WORLD CUP two times (1983 and 2011), T20 world cup 2007 and ICC Champions Trophy, 2013.Cricket is being looked after by BCCI, which in fact, is the richest cricket board in the world. The great players in the history of cricket are from India. Sachin Tendulkar, Saurabh Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and so on……