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ICC World Cup 2015: Are Indian women feeling 'out of sync' with the nation?

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Bengaluru, March 27: Even though the Team India is out of the ICC World Cup 2015, the cricket fever is still on with many die-hard Indian Cricket fans.

The dream of the Indian cricket team to win the World Cup trophy shattered on March 26 at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), when the team scored 233 runs against the target of scoring 329 runs.


Now, it will be Australia versus New Zealand in the ICC World Cup 2015 final match on Sunday, March 29 in Melbourne.

The cricket mania with Indians is well-known world-wide, but at the same time, there are many Indian women who are simply not interested in watching the much-loved Cricket, besides only praising 'cute' cricketers!

However, there are many Indian women who religiously follow Cricket as seriously as men. They scream over sixes and cry over a catch.

Cricket is like an alien sport for some international celebrities too. Last year in July, Russia's Tennis grand slam champion Maria Sharapova revealed that she did not know who Sachin Tendulkar was.

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama also shocked many when he said he wasn't aware of Sachin Tendulkar, at the HPCA stadium in Shimla in 2011.

On Thursday, March 26, academic-activist Madhu Kishwar tweeted, "For someone who doesn't follow cricket, one feels so out of sync with "the nation".

Here are some of the tweets, depicting women's least interest in 'gentlemen's game' Cricket:

But, unlike others, if you are a cricket enthusiast woman, then do feel proud about your passion!

OneIndia News

Story first published: Friday, March 27, 2015, 14:20 [IST]
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