Soccer and hockey are the spectator sports of Tamil Nadu
Filed Under: Opinion, Sports | Posted: 09/09/2012 at 10:57PM
Comments | Region: India
Sports –Tamil Nadu
Soccer and hockey are the spectator sports of Tamil Nadu but cricket continues to have a large and informed following. Chepauk cricket crowds still display a sensibility that may be found in
Venkataraghavan, VV Kumar, Belliappa and Prabhakar, Srikkanth are players of national stature, but Tamil Nadu will never go in for a relentlessly batting machine like Mumbai. The Tamils prefer subtleties and graces and would rather go for a risky late cut than a dead straight bat.