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1CricketCricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket, a set of three wooden stumps sited at each end.

Cricket is a full waste of time (6-7 hours), with no physical and mental exercise. There is no stamina build-up, no team management at one go, and not even feeling of unity while playing. It as total time waste. For E.G. everybody can easily compare the physical status of cricketers with any others sportsperson... Cricketers have worst health among all sports.

Cricket is a game of only 2 players batting, and one bowling... And if both out at zero... On GOD... You just sit and clap for others, AND if the two batsmen batted all 50 overs then other nine players sitting in stadium clap for the batsmen... It is truly worst sport in the world.. Thank GOD, most of the countries are not wasting time on cricket... It should be vanished from human society... It same of sensible and logical society of humans.

Cricket is a very popular sport. But even tough you bat and bowl, you field for a much greater time. Most of the time you are not involved and more often than not 0 runs is scored of a ball. It is a very boring sport to watch and play. That is why it is ranked 1st on the most hated sports lists.

Honestly I can say cricket is one of the better sports I play behind golf, basketball and touch rugby. The problem with cricket is how long it is. I however have no problem with this problem, because I have passion for this sport. Just like any sport you must have passion to bbe able to even consider playing a sport. This website is a waist of time if they are just going to pick out the most unique sports. Every sport has there followers so don't judge,

Cricket sucks

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2BaseballBaseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.

Why the hell is cricket no. 1? Cricket is a great sport! It has way more strategy than baseball. In baseball, you get 3 tries to hit a ball as ahrd as you can, then run as fast as you can to your base. And the strike rate for most players is like 0.345 or something. In cricket, you get much longer time to bat, there are different kinds of bowlers, and they play in a 360 degree field unlike baseball. Most Americans have no idea how good cricket is just because they haven't tried it.

Baseball has more strategy then cricket. In baseball, you have to hit it in a certain area which requires more skill then hitting it anywhere in an oval. You don't have to be in shape to play cricket while baseball players are in better health usually. Most Americans won't try cricket due to it taking more than 2 days to finish a game. - SteelCity99

I play cricket it's fun have you tried it? Most likely not so you shouldn't be ratting on something you don't know anything about and it's not reptitive like baseball and did you know that baseball comes from cricket baseball just has a few tweaks making the game boring. you should try cricket then tell us your opinion

This so-called sport is a complete farce and has no respectability. Big, fat, hamburger-faced slobs spitting tobacco and constantly grabbing their nut-sack. You have a fat, old clown scratching his nuts six times, yanking his earlobe 3 times, touching his knee, picking his nose, brushing his shoulder... and I could go on like this -- and so do they for just 1 pitch. The announcers and most of the fans have brain-down and are most likely retarded. T.V. empires force-feed this trash constantly. It is far too over-endorsed to the extent that there are abandoned baseball diamonds all over any North American city where there could be family parks. Personally, I am embarrassed just watching this circus, so I can just imagine the shamelessness of all those that are involved.

Screw soccer

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3SoccerAssociation football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. The goal is to score the ball on the other team's goal.

What soccer should not be on list it's the best game ever!

Soccer is one of the most amazing sports and maybe you should play the game before you say something about it ok I play soccer and it is a lot more complicated than just "men kicking leather around for 90 minutes" it takes skill and talent. No doubt about it.

When it's on the list and it's written soccer this can only mean one thing. Americans.

You guys can't just insult Americans like that. Who do you think you are? I happen to be AfricaN- American and I don't appreciate your tone.

Stupid sport that's low scoring and boring.

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Let me get this straightened out. Cheerleading should not be on this list, at least not in the top 10. If you're a dude, than fine. I understand why a dude wouldn't like cheerleading, but you should call it the worst sport. Heck, you've never tried it! Besides, some dudes like cheerleading. Those are the people I want to hang with, not you jerky guys that think cheerleading isn't a sport. I'm not being rude, I'm not talking to anyone specifically. I'm just saying my opinion like everyone else on this site, so don't hate. Also, not all cheerleaders are rude obnoxious girls who think they are better than anyone else. Movies and T.V. shows have that stereotype, but it's not true. Most cheerleaders are really nice. Some might be mean, but you can't just assume. You don't have to put on makeup for cheerleading all the time. Some teams might require that, but my school doesn't. I know other teems that don't require that either. Another thing, CHEERLEADING IS A SPORT. If you say cheerleading ...more

For god sakes it should not be on the list cause its not even a sport if you say cheer leading is a sport your retarded.

Cheerleading is a sport, stupid. There isn't just sideline cheer, there's also allstar. And I bet that you can't do any of the things sideline or all-star cheerleaders can do! You're simply just jealous of them. Tennis should be on this list and it doesn't even deserve to be a sport, not cheer. Cheerleading is life.

Cheerleading makes no sense for cheerleading its almost like you need only 1 or 2 practices to get it or maybe its just me again(ī have this strange symptom to get everything once except maybe sports or math) but anyway the moves seem way too simple to be a sport now a real sport is soccer and definitely parkour pony riding and cheerleading are just too simple to be sports

Yes I hate cheerleading I tried it and after 5 minutes I'm like I can't do this and it's stupid

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5GolfGolf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes from a range of 80 to 600 yards on a course in as few strokes as possible.

I have played this game for 3 years now, I am now 15 and I am still trying to get to single figures. Whilst I am the best golf player my age in the state I still am improving my game every day of the week. This sport takes great accuracy and persistence. If you havn't watched or played the sport you really shouldn't judge. This great sport is known as the greatest social sport in the world. Whilst being one of the best paying sports in the world. So give it a go you can make millions and live a life like tiger woods at his peak.

Just so you guys know golf is one of the most deadly sports in the world... (Falling trees, lightning bolts and golf balls to the head claim many lives each year) its not even a laughing matter

YES. Everyone is saying "oh, golf is the toughest sport! We have to walk around fields with our golf equipment, even though mostly we ride gold carts around." Like really, idiot, the only physical thing in golf is hitting the ball in a hole people are like "it takes mad skill to hit the ball in the hole." what!?!? Have you TRIED a real sport? God.

Yea you right

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6FootballAmerican football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

People who say football takes no skill clearly have never even bothered to look at the game, this game is the most athletic and cerebral game in existence, people say the players are stupid, fat, out of shape, whatever you wanna say but every single player is probably in better shape than you, see if you can memorize several different plays, bench 500 pounds and run a 4.6 40. It takes more skill and more intelligence to match up and try to overpower and outsmart the other team than any other sport in the world

I don't like football (American) that much but it definitely isn't a bad sport. It's very interesting, physically demanding, and mentally. Man! JUST SO MANY RULES >_< I wanted to play it when I was younger but didn't know the rules at all so I couldn't try out for my school team. Lol.

The most overrated sport ever. The only sport where a couple of dudes who don't even step foot on the field can win/lose a game for their team. Less about athleticism and more about "play calling".

Football players are basically male versions of ballerinas in fact, I can't tell the difference between a ballerina and a football player.

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I thought this was a list about sports, not about ovals. What's exciting about a group of cars that all drive the same speed all going in the same direction and all turning left at about the same time? I'd rather watch paint dry. Actually, I'd rather watch cricket. As far as car racing goes, NASCAR is the absolute worst. I wouldn't put car racing on my top 10 worst sports list, but NASCAR is way up there. Formula 1 is exciting and involves actual driving skills. Dirt tracks and dirt bikes are fun to watch. Do everyone a favor and simply abolish NASCAR.

Not sure why this is not toward the top. Only sport that uses a comprehensive mechanical component.

Guys NASCAR is actually very interesting! THEY RISK THEIR LIVES! They actually crash a lot and that is one reason it is a great sport. They can go to speeds of up to more than 200 mph!

Goes on forever! The only exciting time is when they crash

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What pool or snooker is amazing are you making fun of its name you people snooker is amazing not the worst

By the way in some countries pool is called snooker

It sounds like slang for a drug dealer

What is snooker lol

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9BasketballBasketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard at each end.

Best sport how is it even on here?

Basketball is the best sport ever! The worst "sport" is bull riding.

There is too much disparity between teams in the NBA. The rules seem to have been calculated to allow the referees to control the game. The two greatest factors in deciding what team wins a basketball game are free throws and turnovers, both of which are largely controlled by the refs. Stupid sport. It needs to be fixed.

A sport for pussies

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10American Football

Just fat guys playing a game where it should take 1 hour to play but takes 4 hours plus they have two teams in there own side to play the game. Also they wear pads and helmets show these guys a game of rugby league they wouldn't last five seconds

Shouldn't be called "Football". Too slow between plays and all the bloody commercials. European Football is the real football. Done in under 2 hours and two 45 minute halves of non-stop play.

Why in the world is this called football if you aren't even aloud to use your I hope I'm not the only one saying this because its just common sense

Apparently in America, if a man has one negative opinion about this sport then he is therefore declared "unmanly."

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11Australian Rules Football

Stupid game, this unprofessional game is not worth watching, very little structure or strategy is required to play. A consolation point is given if a goal is missed! The whistle blows unbelievably regularly stopping the game for some stupid reason for a stupidly long period of time leaving very little actual game time where the ball is actually in play! When watched it resembles a cross between young school children (in dire need of some adult intervention) playing a made up game in the school yard at lunch break and a squabbling pack of Hyenas. Worst Game ever.

Just because it mentions Australia in the Tiltle don't judge it as a bad sport. This sport takes a great amount of fitness and endurance to get through a whole game. Kicking a ball across a 180 metre or 250 yard field. With an average kick being 35 metres or 60 yards. For 30 minutes over 4 quartes coming to 120 minutes of back and fourth playing. I would like to see who would win interms of the average American guy vs the average Australian guy. And this sport is becoming a sport if many races. It now includes a lot if the African nationalities playing the game.

Footy is a game of skill, stamina and endurance and it deserves more recognition around the world as one of the most interesting sports because there are so many things you can do

Gets a point for missing, how stupid is the sport

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Soccer got more haters but this is to me truly the most stupid sport I've ever seen!

What is the point in sliding a lump of rock along some ice, scrubbing the ice with a giant toothbrush and making the rock slide into a circle. Pointless or what?!?

I feel like the people who play this sport are retired janitors with lots of experience mopping and scrubbing

As a spectator, when one becomes embarrassed simply just watching, you know it is a pathetic (sport)

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13LacrosseLacrosse is a contact team sport played between two teams using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick.

Lacrosse is the best thing that ever happened to me. Growing up on the East Coast, I learned that lacrosse is not just a sport, it is a way of life. I had the amazing opportunity to grow up around the best sport in the world. Lacrosse is not very far from becoming mainstream.

This is stupid, Lacrosse is higher up on the list than Frisbee Golf. Lacrosse is way better than Frisbee Golf. Oh and if you think lacrosse is mostly stabbing someone with a stick, you should not even leave a comment.

LOL, at the guy who called it a way life. You made my day. Mainstream? Lacrosse will always be associated with those three boys from Duke. You know the onesones. (Albeit, they were falsely accused). Enjoy your Harry Potter fantasy.

Lacrosse is amazing. Plus you can get your never out

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14SkateboardingSkateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard. Skateboarding can also be considered a recreational activity, an art form, a job, or a method of transportation.

I just want to be on the comment list

If you count snowboarding it's a sport

Not a sport. Just teens messing around on the street.

Now something is really dangerous

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15Field Hockey

Not only is this the spawn of Satan but apparently 2.5 billion people follow this toss. You telling me that 1/3 of people follow this! I know none of them. Do you think the starving people in Africa are more concerned about FIELD HOCKEY when they don't have drinkable water?

So let me get this straight. Football, Baseball, and Ice Hockey are all in the top 10 but field hockey isn't even mentioned! It's so stupid! It makes every other sport look like Wii Sports! - dudesterravensfan

What a load of absolute waste of space and effort, who went to lengths to create such a bad game? It's football with sticks.

Why is this on there? I love field hockey!

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16VolleyballVolleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

I currently play volleyball and the only reason I do it is to give me something to do in the fall. This sport is so easy to play. I'm not saying it's the easiest, but it doesn't take that much skill to be good. Also, it's basically the same play every time. Bump. Set. Spike. Bump. Set. Spike. It gets boring over time. Anyway, this is my opinion. I'm sure others might love it and that's fine. I just think it's not that interesting.

How the heck is volleyball on worst sports list? Volleyball's one of the hardest sports I've ever played! You throw yourself to the ground to get a ball that can be going 70mph and jump an average of 300 times per game!

Volleyball is the most amazing sport around! If you think volleyball is stupid your stupid.

Volleyball is awesome. The idea sounds dumb and that's what I thought but when I first played it was awesome. What I appreciate is on a volleyball team you can't have rivalries or ball hogs like in football or basketball, everyone has to work as a team and communicate

Volleyball for me anyways was a drag I really wanted to like it but I didn't just don't take my comment too seriously because my parents literally shoved volleyball down my throat so it's just my opinion

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17Ice HockeyIce hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

All these haters are probably soccer players and fans who like no action what's so ever

Hockey is losing more and more popularity because, there is no diversity, there all white. They should also really stop with all the rock music, it isn't popular anymore

Watching this sport is like watching a random screensaver. In the 15-odd years that it has been owned by a global extortionist, there have been 2 lockouts, teams taken from Canadian cities & relocated in the USA where they don't care, and a 100+ year tradition that has been wiped out & resurfaced with superficiality and over-commercialism. And yet the Canadian people still go nuts over this monotonous chaos and cost of a circus.

Love this sport

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It's not boring if the girls are hot though

Netball is one of the worst sports I have ever herd of. When I have the ball I have to stop and when I am trying to defend the goals I have to stop and let the other team have a shot. to all the donkeys that play this stupid sport have to go get help from a mental doctor

It's fun if you actually played before! I bet the the people who don't like it are just jealous or fail at it

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19BadmintonBadminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" and "doubles".

Why is it here! I play it every Tuesday and Friday! You've just never played it or your trainers very boring

It's the best sport I played in my life

They should of kept with tennis

Play tennis you putz.

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This is about the only sport free of any superficiality. By far the best and most respectable athletes. It is sad to see so many stupid, so-called sports like baseball network block rugby from the North American market.

Such a great sport... The team spirit is great and the players aren't retards like in soccer/football!

Rugby is definitely the best sport ever even as a woman I can see that. Much better than football!

A sport that real men play in my opinion

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