Cricket is one of the most followed sports in the world. In fact, there are over a billion followers globally, 90 percent of which are from India. We won’t repeat the cliche of how cricket is a religion in the country, but it is true that people here are passionate about the sport. But why read about cricket rules when we already know so much about it? Isn’t it the boring stuff?
Well, not much as you think. Learning about a sports’ rules can be rewarding. For starters, it takes you closer to the action on field. You are aware about all the intricacies of the game, even the minutest of details behind an umpire’s decisions. Moreover, whenever an awkward or rare situation happens while playing the sport, you are better prepared to handle situation since you know the game’s by-laws.
Remember the Mankading incident at the start of IPL 2019? Debates were bound to happen in the aftermath of the controversial incident. If you were in one of such situations, knowing the facts, the rules of the game would simply set you apart from the crowd in such situations.