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Benefits of Playing Cricket

Established as a well loved team sport for hundreds of years, cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. Originated in England, the sport is now majorly popular in India, Pakistan and, Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and the West Indies.

Enjoyed both as a competitive sport and social sport by males and females, cricket can be enjoyed on a field or in a backyard, park, streets or even the beach. All you need is some friends, bats, a ball and something to represent wickets.

But cricket is more than just a fun sport to play with friends. Here are some interesting health benefits to back up your love for cricket:

· Endurance and stamina

· Balance and coordination

· Physical fitness

· Improvement of hand-eye coordination

· Stress relief and mood enhancer

Cricket is a source of great exercise, which can really benefit players overall sense of wellbeing and mental health.

But it doesn’t end with only physical health benefits. Cricket also has a number of social elements as well, which include:

· Building excellent team skills

· Social skills like cooperation, commination and coping with both winning as a team and losing as a team

· Social interaction – cricket is a great way to meet new people and make friends

Whatever your reason, if you have an interest in the sport, consider learning and practicing with friends and reaching out to Cayman Cricket to find out how you can join the team.

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