Cricket in India is the nation's most popular sport by far. It is played almost everywhere in India. The Indian national cricket team won the 1983 Cricket World Cup, the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2011 Cricket World Cup, the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, and shared the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy with Sri Lanka.
Kabaddi is a contact team sport that originated on the Indian subcontinent in Tamilnadu. It is popular in South Asia and is the state game of the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Haryana, Maharashtra, Bihar, and Punjab.
Badminton is a popular sport in India. It is the second most played sport in India after Cricket. Badminton in India is managed by Badminton Association of India. India has achieved some very good success at International level in badminton. Indian “shuttler” Saina Nehwal was ranked second in the world in the year 2010.
Basketball in India is played by both men and women of all ages and abilities. Indian Basketball follows FIBA International Basketball Federation rules for organizing basketball championships. Kabaddi and Boxing are other two honorable mentions for the list of top 10 most popular sports in India.