Cricket is one of the Canadian sports. This sport often uses bats. There are two teams playing, each team has 11 players on the round grass.
The aim of the match is that the two teams take turns. One serve and one batting team. When the batting team players are disqualified, one team will switch to pitch. Meanwhile, the other team will enter the field to become a batting team.
In 1968, Canada became a member of the ICC, increased chances of participating in international tournaments.
Canadians marked a milestone in 1975 when they defeated Australia.
The National Cricket Team of this country has competed in four ICC Cricket World Cups. The last time was in 2011.
The Canadian Cricket team regularly appears in international Cricket tournaments. Immigrants from many countries have contributed to the development of this sport in Canada.
The country is focusing on youth activities, coaching, school curriculum and Cricket related programs.
Rugby rugby is a team-style Canadian sport. Two teams play with a rugby ball on the pitch. Rugby League includes 2 types, Rugby League and Rugby Union.
This sport was played in British schools throughout the nineteenth century. In 1871, the rugby union was formed. The British Army, members of the Royal Navy and settlers introduced the sport to Canada in 1823.
Canada is one of the strongest contenders in world rugby competitions. National coaching certification programs play an important role in Canadian rugby’s development.
In 1987, the Canadian rugby team participated in the Rugby World Cup, which is held in Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian national team surprised the world in the Rugby World Cup in 1991 by winning tickets to the quarter-finals.
Football has been a popular Canadian sport for many years. Canadian football is played according to a set of separate rules. However, the main rules of football remain.
The first soccer match took place in Toronto in October 1876 between two local clubs.
The Canadian women’s team has achieved a lot of success in international competitions. This team has qualified to participate in the London Summer Olympics. Awards received by the Canadian women’s soccer team:
+ Concacaf Women’s Football Championship 1998.
+ Women’s World Championship 2015.
+ U19 Women’s World Championship 2002.
+ World U20 Women’s Football Championship 2014.
Canadians enjoy physical activities. According to them, these activities help cope with the cold, reduce obesity and cope with the cold. Sports Canada also occupies a high position in the region and internationally. Canada Winter Sports is more widely known.