India is lagging in Sports because of Cricket obsession. Not many people follow any other Sports, hence, no passion, no money in any other Sports in India.
Cricket seldom kills other sports.In fact it helps in developing other sports. BCCI is one of the richest sports body in the word. It utilises its surplus funds in developing other sports in India .Last it had made some valuable contributions to many sports body in India
The most major sport in India is cricket. Other sports include Chess, badminton, field hockey, lawn tennis, futbol, and golf.
Its like a drug as it makes the people addicted towards it
Most popular sport is cricket by far. Hockey is the national sport but comes in second. Soccer is played in South India and West Bengal. Other sports where India has performed well is shooting. India's cricket team is amongst the best in the world.
CRICKET HAS BECOME A VERY POWERFUL SPORT IN INDIA, SO MUCH THAT NO ONE REMEMBERS ABOUT OUR NATIONAL SPORT - HOCKEY. CRICKET HAS COME A LIMELIGHT AND IS NOW SUPPRESSING THE OTHER SPORTS ATTRACTING SPONSERS AND VIEWERS TO ITSELF.
1.Indian cricket team:All 120 billion people in India and almost 10 billion outside India are fans of Indian cricket team.This is higher than that of any other sports teams.
In India Mostly Cricket and Hockey is given importance but thatas not fair so,they started football again . Still Other Sports Like Basketball,Boxing etc. is not given importance
They play lots of sports like cricket and football. There are loads of other sports they play but they like playing cricket mostly.
Cricket. India absolutely loves cricket. They have a successful national team and the IPL (Indian Premier League), an extremely highly funded Twenty20 League with teams competing from all over the country. Kids and adults are seen playing cricket in the streets and fields of India and cricket has the highest ticket selling rate in India compared to all their other sports.
Indians give importance only to this sports
No not at all, because of it other sports are suffering. You can have the example of P.T Usha in India on 06/10/2009. Have example of boxing, chess, tennis, badminton etc.