Should cricket be an Olympic sport?

Will cricket become an Olympic sport?

The only time it has been played to date was at the 1900 Summer Olympics with only a men’s contest, and Great Britain won the gold medal, but the possibility of it being recontested at the Olympics has recently resurfaced.

Cricket at the Summer Olympics
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Why cricket is not a part of Olympic game?

Cricket’s road to its Olympic debut was eventful. Originally slated to be included in the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens, it was scrapped due to a lack of participants. Four years later it made its debut in Paris but that too was eventful.

Is cricket a rich sport?

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And according to recent estimations, the total industry value of cricket stands at US$6 billion this year. One of the biggest cricketing carnivals, the Indian Premier League, generated a revenue of US$633.62 million (INR 4000 crore) last year, while the league itself is valued at US$5.6 billion.

Is cricket dying in England?

About cricket it is neither dying nor it is in vulnerable position, people enjoyed it yet some youth think it as tedious sport. New T20 league is proposed by 2020. I reckon it will revitalise Cricket more than ever in England.

Is cricket a bad sport?

Cricketers have worst health among all sports. Cricket is a game of only 2 players batting, and one bowling… … You just sit and clap for others, AND if the two batsmen batted all 50 overs then other nine players sitting in stadium clap for the batsmen… It is truly worst sport in the world..

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What sport makes the most money?

Basketball

It is not surprising that basketball is the world’s highest paid sport. As well as earning millions per year in salary, the NBA’s best basketball players earn a huge amount of money from their various endorsements and sponsorships, more so than any other sport.

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