We Indians love our sports, don’t we? So let’s have a quick roundup of the year gone by. Here are the Sify awards for sports over the course of the year!
‘Promoting the cause of sports other than cricket’ award
Goes to: The Indian cricket team
Thanks to their abysmal performances in Australia and later at home against England, people were so disillusioned with the country’s most popular sport that they actually decided to start watching alternate sports!
There was a time when people could actually recognize Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom! Of course, the fact that they won Olympics medals might have helped.
If our cricketers continue playing the way they have, recently, things will look very bright for the 2016 Olympics. And Mohun Bagan.
Image: Indian captain MS Dhoni looks on after Australia won the third cricket test match by an innings and 37 runs at the WACA ground in Perth on January 15, 2012.