NCERT Solutions for Class 9 History Chapter 7 History and Sports: The Story of Cricket

Cricket having originated in south-east England, it became the country's national sport in the 18th century and has developed globally in the 19th and 20th centuries. International matches have been played since 1844, and Test cricket began, retrospectively recognised, in 1877. This chapter is all about Cricket History, how introduced in India and West Indies, have advances in technology, and Comparison of Cricket with other sports.