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Sports + TV = Big money

Other games are queering cricket's pitch. Tennis, football and Formula 1 racing are rapidly catching up in terms of viewership across the country.

Shamni Pande | Print Edition: May 2, 2010

Other games are queering cricket's pitch. Tennis, football and Formula 1 racing are rapidly catching up in terms of viewership across the country. The 2010 Hockey World Cup notched up 53 million viewers, up from 14 million for the 2006 edition. Surprisingly, wrestling, the second most-watched sport, has more viewers than hockey and F1 put together. Here's taking a look at the various sports that India loves to watch on the tube and why that is a big deal.

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