Why is cricket popular with women?

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A comment on this post deserves wider exposure.

Viagogo appeared to conclude that they were only selling more cricket tickets to women because some England players are good looking.

We asked our female readers whether they were buying tickets in order to ogle Jimmy Anderson while he stands at fine leg on the far side of the ground.

Female Cricket Fan said:

“Jimmy Anderson doesn’t field at fine leg.”

Case closed.


  1. The question is not whether women go to the cricket to goggle at the players.it’s why men who go to the cricket are so much more interested in the players than th women there.

    1. If Danielle Wyatt or Isa Guha were in the crowd, I might sneak the odd glance away from the pitch.

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