Cricket can be called an important part of contemporary life because:
a. Cricket as a game has emerged as a major source of entertainment and amusement.
b. It is a game which develops competitive spirit.
c. The game emphasises on staying át, on regular exercises, practise and training..
d. Massive television coverage of the game has made cricket religion in many countries like India.
e. It has taken cricket to towns, villages, to the masses.
f. It has inspired many children, youth of the country to pursue cricket as a career.
g. It unites people of the country transcending all differences.
h. It instils great leadership qualities.
i. It represents values of fair play, discipline, gentle manliness and loyalty towards one side