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10 Signs That Your Love For Cricket Will Never Die

10 Signs That Your Love For Cricket Will Never Die

Cricket, in India, is religion and Sachin Tendulkar is God.

Hockey, unfortunately, took a backseat long time ago and cricket entered into the life of the youth and nothing has changed much.

Even to this day, parents prefer handing their children a plastic bat and plastic ball as toys than small cutlery items.

As you age, cricket grips your soul like no other sport. Here are signs that your love for cricket can never experience demise –

 

Obviously, as a child and in the teenage, you played a lot of cricket within your residential compound, where you broke many windows and got yelled at.

Gully cricket is a trend among the youth

Gully cricket is a trend among the youth

 

Whenever you did not play cricket, you watched cricket on TV with your family or with your close friends. When with family, you had the Indian flag; with friends, beer and something to complement it.

Watching cricket match with friends and family members is fun

Watching cricket match with friends and family members is fun

 

If you work on the day India played a cricket match, you have one tab on the computer showing the live match score. In case you had a cooler office, you watched the live telecast of the match with other employees.

Watching cricket with office colleagues is thrilling

Watching cricket with office colleagues is thrilling

 

The doors or walls in your house have posters of Indian or international cricketing legends. Obviously, you had an argument with your parents about it, but they eventually gave in.

Your doors and walls have posters of cricketers

Your doors and walls have posters of cricketers

 

Other than posters, you have Indian team jerseys, probably ranging by different eras.

Indian team jerseys of different era

Indian team jerseys of different era

 

You also collect cricket stubs of the matches that you have attended personally. Carrying them in wallet could be risky which is why you have a secret stash at your home.

Collecting cricket match tickets pave way for good/bad memories

Collecting cricket match tickets pave way for good/bad memories

 

Location does not stand as a barrier when it comes to your love for cricket. You make it a point to travel to different Indian states or even overseas to watch your favourite players in action.

You travel long distances to watch a cricket match

You travel long distances to watch a cricket match

 

During a high profile cricket match, your social media profile contains a series of updates. This tends to annoy people in your friends list, who are as enthused but do not promote their excitement online.

You upload social media updates during high profile cricket matches

You upload social media updates during high profile cricket matches

 

Whether you own a smartphone or an iPad, cricket is one of the first games that you download. The game becomes your travel companion if you have to commute long distance for work.

Your smartphone and iPad devices carry cricket games

Your smartphone and iPad devices carry cricket games

 

You make it a point to never miss a cricket event. You even watch the pre-match and post-match sessions, for you consider them informative. The statistics that the panel provides get registered in your brain forever.

pre-match and post-match sessions are informative

pre-match and post-match sessions are informative

 
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