Sports Scope in India Other than Cricket

There has always been a saying that Cricket, Cinema and Corruption can never be taken out of India. These are the 3C’s which have though to some extent have brought India in a wrong limelight in front of the world.

But is it true??

No, this is not at all true. All thanks to the beloved Prime Minister of the Country, corruption seems to be now fading out because of his daring demonetization scheme. Black money holders seem to be having a tough time and therefore, there is a way of bringing out corruption from India.

Coming to cinema, it’s definitely a yes. Cinema has always been a major matter in the country. With time, it only seems to be growing and will continue to keep rising in the coming years and hopefully be number one in the world.

Cricket. Though not a country of origin, cricket has been a craze, kind of religion in India. People are so obsessed that there seemed to be no other sports scope in India other than cricket in the past. People had so much interest, inclination towards the sports and it was as if there was no existence of any kind.

But luckily with time, everything keeps changing. So, has the cricket-obsessed nation broaden its horizon and slowly started accepting others sports. What are the sports and their scope in the future is the post all about.

  1. Kabaddi:

Kabaddi is an Indian originated game and was not a serious sport until few years ago down the lane. But now, this has a changed a lot and the change is obviously positive.

Recently, India beat Iran to win and won the Kabaddi World Cup 2016. The country had won even in 2014 and in the same year it was a fifth consecutive win for the Indian men team and the fourth consecutive time for the women’s team.

With so much winning happening against the world, there is definitely a sports scope in India other than cricket.

  1. Hockey:

Hockey has always been just a mere sport in India. In spite of the Indian men’s team being victorious in the Olympics and acquiring six gold medals consecutively from the year 1928 to 1956.

Again in the Hockey Junior World Cup 2016, India has managed to stand out by emerging as the winner. And this has without any doubt been an honor and the same encouragement for the country.

  1. Badminton:

Badminton is a popular and second most played sport in India after Cricket. It has got many jewels like Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, etc.

And recently added is P.V. Sindhu who became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal in the year 2016. With the Olympic silver medal coming to the homeland, one can soon see gold too and it certainly proves that sports scope in India other than cricket.

  1. Wrestling:

Still not in a stage comparing to the above sports, wrestling can be an alternative sports scope in India other than cricket. And all thanks to the one and only Sakshi Malik. She is an Indian wrestler who got glory to the country by winning a bronze medal in the 58 kg category at 2016 Summer Olympics.

She is the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics and the fourth female Olympic medalist from the country.

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