Q.2. Describe one way in which in the nineteenth century, technology brought about a change in equipment and give one example where no change in equipment took place.
Q.3. Explain why cricket became popular in India and the West Indies.
Q.4. Give brief explanations for the following :
(i) The Parsis were the first Indian community to set up a cricket club in India, the Oriental Cricket Club in Bombay. This was as a consequence of the Parsi contact with the British. The Parsis were brought into close contact with the British because of their interest in trade and were the first Indian community to westernise.
Q.5. How have advances in technology, especially television technology, affected the development of contemporary cricket?
(i) Cricket has become more attractive to television audiences, endured and changed the nature of the game. Cricket now became a marketable game.