India and the game of cricket

Ever since India won its maiden cricket world cup in 1983, cricket has been the mode widely viewed sport in most part of the country. Not just viewed, but viewed with passion and played at all levels – from street corners to internationals. There are cricket mad fans who can’t eat or sleep without having a feel of their cricket bats/balls at least once a day. And in this context, the abysmal defeat of the Indian team in England against England marks a new low in the history of the game in the country.

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