sports are an important part of Indian entertainment, culture and tradition. various sports being played in India. In Below we are going to make a Top 10 List of Most Popular Sports in India. Popularity mean how many people are watching that sport, or how many revenue generated from that sport. popularity not suppose to success. for example, india has produced some great chess players, but we can’t say that chess is the most popular are 2nd most popular sport in india.


In soccer indian national team ranked as 156th team in FIFA ranking but still one of the most popular game in india, lots of people are playing and lots of watching from home. so keeping this criteria in the mind, here is the list of Most Popular Sports in India.

what you think about our ranking? need some changes, please let us know in comments.

Top 10 Most Popular Sports in India

10. Basketball

Most Popular Sports in IndiaBasketball in India is played in most of the high schools, colleges and universities. There is considerable patronage for the game among the younger generation. Basketball in India is played by both men and women of all ages and ability. Indian Basketball follows FIBA International Basketball Federation rules for organizing basketball championships.

9. Table tennis

Most Popular Sports in IndiaTable tennis is a popular indoor recreation sport in India, which has caught on in states like West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The Table Tennis Federation of India is the official sports body to control table tennis in india. india’s Sharath Kamal currently ranked 30th in the world.

8. Wrestling

Most Popular Sports in IndiaWrestling is one of the most watched sport in india. teenagers and youngsters in india mostly following wrestling. WWE has promoted The Great Khali, an Indian police officer turned professional wrestler, to attract Indian audiences.

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  • Bharath

    basketball should be at 2place

  • Bharath

    soccer is the lazy a day basketball is most fav game to youth of INDIA.

    • Josef

      If soccer is lazy, cricket is crazy as hell.

    • Christopher

      How is it lazy when you are running across a 100 yard field for 90 minutes? Yet basketball you run across a 20 yard court for 48 minutes. That might just be the dumbest statement I ever read.

  • sunny

    we should respest every game but we dnt have that much resources to play but which is starting from feburary will provide all the resources at cheapest rates

  • poms

    inception is best

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  • Jen Boyce

    Soccer is going to be on the new sports app that is launching this fall…it’s going to be a hit in India, you can pre-register by invite only, let me know if you want a code!!

  • Rahul Reddy

    Now it is Cricket,Kabaddi,Football and Badminton.