Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world and without a doubt it is the most followed and loved sport in Asia and in many countries of the Commonwealth. According to Bettingsider24, cricket is followed by more than 2.5 billion people all over the world and in some countries such as India cricket is a real religion.
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.