Although not the nation's official national sport, being the most popular sport in India, we are all set to celebrate the most awaited event. The 'cricket world cup – The Cup that Counts!' is just 3 days away, and India, the leading host of the tournament, is ready to make the biggest cricket extravaganza of the year a spectacle.
With the world cup fever gathering momentum rapidly, one can listen to furious discussions about the teams and its players at almost all places. Cricket being a religion in India, it is not surprising to see young and old, engrossed in the game alike, bringing people across the sub-continent closer than any other event ever has.
For the innumerable cricket aficionados, Indiaplaza has a wide range of books that'll replete their thirst for trivia regarding the festival that is the world cup. Upneet Grover's 'Cricket Fever Combo' and 'Cricket Till I Die' includes extensive detail of host countries and cities, history of the world cups, legends in cricket, team statistics, special section on each team, profile on participating countries etc making it a collector’s item. For the devotees of the God of cricket, Sachin, by Suresh Menon is a must have, for it has a collection of essays by some of the finest writers on cricket.
And for those who prefer watching the matches live, with all the cheering and the euphoria of the nail-biting win, grab the Team India jersey to sport whilst at the game.