Top 10 Most Watched Sporting Competitions

Cricket World Cup

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Similar to Rugby in the respect that it is relatively un-followed throughout the United States, Cricket is nonetheless one of the most popular sports on Earth- with an estimated 2,000,000,000 viewers each year. First hosted in the sports native England in 1975, the Cricket World Cup brings together international teams for a series of highly competitive one-day matches (yes, it is common for Cricket matches to last over a day in length). The last one was hosted in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in 2011- and saw some 14 teams representing the likes of Australia, Pakistan, Zimbabwe and the Netherlands compete