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No. A South-American country never joined cricket.

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Q: Was cricket popular in south America?
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Why cricket is not popular in South America?

Cricket was invented in England and spread through the British Empire. The British Empire was not present in South America therefore cricket did not spread to this region

What forms of recreation are enjoyed in south America?

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Explain why cricket became popular in India and West indies.Can you give reason why it did not become popular in countries in South America?

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