Which is the second popular sport in India?

Badminton is a popular sport in India. It is the second most played sport in India after Cricket.

The Board of Control for Cricket knows how to ensure that this sport is kept at the forefront of people’s minds, and we have produced some of the finest cricket players in the world. Though it is one of the most popular sports around the world, football is only the second most popular sport in India.

Kabaddi is the most popular indigenous sport in the country. Other popular sports in India are badminton, football, shooting, wrestling, boxing, tennis, squash, weightlifting, gymnastics, athletics, table tennis, basketball, volleyball and cycling.

The Most Popular Sports In The World

Rank Sport Estimated Global Following
1 Soccer (Association Football) 4.0 Billion
2 Cricket 2.5 Billion
3 Hockey (Ice and Field) 2 Billion
4 Tennis 1 Billion

What are the 5 most popular sports in India?

  • Cricket (IPL) Cricket is by far the most loved sport in India and constitutes part of the country’s culture. …
  • Kabaddi (PKL) …
  • Football (ISL and I-League) …
  • Badminton (PBL) …
  • Field hockey (HIL)
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But what is China’s most beloved sport? The most-watched are soccer and basketball, while ping pong, often referred to as the “national ball game,” (国球 guóqiú), and volleyball, propelled to the forefront by the success of adored icon Láng Píng 郎平, are both wildly popular.

Which is the oldest sport in India?

Here’s All You Need To Know About Kabaddi, One Of India’s Oldest…

  • Reuters. The modern Kabaddi is well over 70 years old, and was played all over India and some parts of South Asia from 1930. …
  • BCCL. …
  • Facebook. …
  • ESPN. …
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Which state in India is best in sports?

Haryana has always been at the top in sports achievement in the past decade. In the 2012 London Olympics, 81 members went in the Indian contingent, 18 hailed from Haryana including all the top boxers and wrestlers. The state has a share of only about 2% of the national population.

11 Least Popular Sports in the World

  1. 1 | Kabbadi. Kabbadi is the national sport of Bangladesh and, from what I can tell, it’s a mix of rugby without a ball and red rover.
  2. 2 | Motocross/motorcycle racing. …
  3. 3 | Fencing. …
  4. 4 | Polo. …
  5. 5 | Archery. …
  6. 6 | Sailing. …
  7. 7 | Canadian football. …
  8. 8 | Weightlifting. …

What is the most dangerous sport?

Most dangerous sports with the highest rate of injury

Sport Rate of injury
Football 1.78%
Basketball 0.98%
Wrestling 0.90%
Skateboarding 0.66%

Why is cricket the best sport?

Cricket can be played for competition or for fun. Cricket is a good sport for developing overall fitness, stamina and hand–eye coordination. Cricket uses a hard ball, so protective gear should be worn to avoid injury.

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