Students can go through AP State Board 8th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 23 Sports: Nationalism and Commerce to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP State Board Syllabus 8th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 23 Sports: Nationalism and Commerce
→ We play games for many reasons.
→ Cricket was a game played by villagers of England in open fields of their village just like our villagers play kabaddi.
→ The origins of Indian cricket, that is, cricket played by Indians are to be found in Bombay.
→ The Parsis founded the first Indian cricket club, the Oriental Cricket Club in Bombay in 1848.
→ Modern cricket is dominated by Tests and Day internationals played between national teams.
→ Television channels made money by selling television spots to companies who were happy to pay large sums of money to advertise their products to cricket’s captive television audience.
→ Pakistan has pioneered two great advances in bowling: the ‘doosra and the ‘reverse swing’.
→ Hockey is another popular game in India.
→ Sports develop us mentally and physically.
→ Sports promote national integration in India, a multi-cultural country.
→ Colonial: A person or who lives in a colony (or)
→ A country or region under the rule of some other country conducting sports.
→ Global Commerce: The activity of buying and selling on a large scale in the world.
→ Nationalism: A patriotic feeling often to an extensive degree.
→ Sponsors: Those who support a person, organization, or activity by giving money, encouragement, or other help.