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The History of Indian Cricket!!!

The History of Indian Cricket!!!

Submitted by • September 18, 2020

The most popular game in India is cricket. Let’s do it again today to know how cricket started in India and how it becomes so popular. As we know cricket is not invented in India, but cricket is the most popular game in India. The British brought cricket to India in the early 1700s. In 1792 the first cricket club was established India, but India’s national cricket team did not play its first Test match until 25th June 1932 at Lord’s, becoming the sixth team to be granted test cricket status. India played its first match with England at Lord’s led by CK Nayudu, who was considered as the best Indian batsman at the time. The team was not strong in their batting at that time and went on to lose by 158 runs. India had to wait almost 20 years for its first victory. India was one of the weaker teams at that time, winning only 35 out of the first 196 Test matches it played. The team, however, gained strength in 1970 with the emergence of players such as batsmen Sunil Gavaskar, Viswanath, Kapil

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