In this feature Martin tells the story of a forgotten thriller from the long history of the Ashes
It’s surprising the shock and awe of people in general when they learn about the popularity that cricket has around the world. While for many sporting fans their taste in events usually travel towards soccer, football or basketball, cricket could easily give all of these other sports a run for their money in popularity. Just by being India’s most popular sport, cricket can easily boast having one of the biggest fan bases around, bigger than most other mainstream sporting activities.
Cricket is one of the oldest sports dating back to the 13th century. There are now over a billion fans of cricket in the world. These are residents of Australia, England, India, Pakistan, and New Zealand. Thanks to such a strong community and a huge number of loyal fans, it is no wonder that cricket is ranked the second most popular sport in the world, just after football.
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