Cricket is a game when you start to see this; you will become a fan of this game in no time for sure. Many people say this game is not a much popular like football is. Yeah that is true, but it has its own style. To fall in love with this game, you need to watch this beautiful game with much more focus and share amount of dedication. this is not an easy game to play. You need so much quality and strength in you to become a good player. This is actually a daylong game that is why lot of people does not like this. They say this total waste of time. However, those people who know this game well and play the game and live their life with this and they think that, this is the game of pride.
Cricket is not just a game. This has the power to change your character. You can learn so many lessons while playing this beautiful. As a batsman you can learn how to attack, how to defense how to protect own self, how to be cool in a do or die situation.
Day by day this game is changing a lot and getting lot more new idea to make this beautiful game much attractive to the audiences. Now these days this game is having bigger sponsorships than FIFA world cup football. The game is having lot more exposure than other sports in world media. People of subcontinent love the game so much. This is their life and a second religion for some countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Srilanka. Cricketers of these countries are getting celebrity status like a rock star.
From last 10-15 years, Cricket has changed lot. Because, test version of the game is 5day long, so people do not show their interests in this for all 5days. They only come to see at weekends or the 4th and 5th day of the test match. The ICC has decided to change the game format for more public interests.
In 1971, ICC has launched One Day international version of the game., which was a 60over match and will be finished inside one day. Later ICC has reformed this into 50 over match. In addition, lot more changes come like colored dresses for players white ball, day-night matches and so many countless changes of rules to make this much more interesting to the fans of of the beautiful game. ICC is trying hard to spread game all over the world.
Commercially cricket is very much successful. However, to become a real favorite game all over the world they must need to beat Football, which is still far away in terms of favorite game for the fans.