Whenever we talk about any sports, the foremost game which comes to our mind is cricket. Especially in India, majority of the population is cricket fan. It is the most watched game in our country. Children in most of the streets of our nation play this game. Ironically, because of its popularity in our country people often forget that hockey is our national sport. All the love which a national sport deserves is showered upon cricket. No wonder in our country cricket is another religion.
What is so special about cricket? Why no other game has not attained the popularity as cricket has? There are simple reasons behind this. Cricket is simple as well as an interesting sport. Even if a person does not play this game, it is not difficult for him to understand it. The simplicity of this game has earned it so many fans. For a player who plays cricket, it is always a matter of pride to win match against the opponent with the effort of his whole team. Cricket is one such game where team spirit is tested the most.
The successful cricketers of India, the name and fame they earn, the glamorous life they can afford, and the immense love they receive from the fans, all these contribute to the popularity of this sport. These reasons also are responsible for making it one of the most sought after sport career among youngsters. In India, two categories of celebrities are revered and loved the most, first the film stars and second the cricket stars. The majority of advertisements we see on television features either of them endorsing the products or services. The reason being simple people easily get convinced by their presence and become a prospective customer of a particular brand.
Cricket as a sport will always remain in the hearts of people. The different formats of cricket matches will keep on entertaining the cricket lovers. The immensely talented and hard-working players will get the opportunity to build their destiny by earning name and fame through this sport.