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Heshani asked in SportsCricket · 1 year ago

Why cricket (game) is not famous in USA?

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  • 11 months ago

    Because they do not know about this game

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  • 1 year ago

    Because they do not know about this game

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  • 1 year ago

    it's a matter of liking

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  • 1 year ago

    Because cricket was a British sport, there was a patriotic instinct to boycott it. That's why cricket is not famous in USA.

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  • 1 year ago

    In USA Baseball is far more popular from beginning and cricket also seems a bit similar to baseball so it didn't interest the American audience. Same goes with Soccer and American Football, Tradition Wrestling with MMA

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  • 1 year ago

    Because baseball was far more popular. Cricket was widely played at American universities in the northeast in the latter half of the 19th century, and brothers George and Harry Wright, both members of the 1869 Cincinnati Redlegs, the first professional baseball team, were cricketers first and highly regarded ones at that. Baseball just caught on as an American sport and cricket never did.

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  • 1 year ago

    Because they like other crap!

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  • small
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    1 year ago

    Americans have no patience, the least in sports.

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    • small
      Lv 7
      1 year agoReport

      curtisports2........ you probably never heard of the 5-day test cricket which is considered the prime form of the game.
      I never heard of a baseball game lasting more than a few hours.

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  • 1 year ago

    This is because the USA people love to watch the short length of games like baseball, basketball and football.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    That is the way with sport in the USA, not Rugby but American Football, not Netball but Basketball, not Hockey but Ice Hockey, not Rounders but Baseball, etc.

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