Football is one of the most popular outdoor sports in the world which has millions of fans across the globe. Cricket is another popular sport having no smaller number of fans but football is still leading in category of most watched sports. The reasons could be that football is a sport activity the watching of which creates high excitement and its play time is much less compared to many other outdoor sport activities.
Cricket vs football game duration
For instance, an average time for complete professional game is 3 hours and 12 minutes out of which ball action takes merely 11 minutes, whereas a typical smallest 20-over category of cricket game virtually takes 3 hours to finish, each inning lasting for about 90 minutes and a break of 10 minutes between two innings which is nearly same as football game but excitement is less in cricket due for being slower than a typical football match. However, 50 overs one day match and test match in cricket have much longer duration of more or less 8 hours and up to 5 days respectively.
What creates an importance of football highlights
Watching a complete cricket match can be boring and same experience can be observed in a football match when it is slow going and there are not much exciting actions from either team. This creates frustration for game watchers either in the stadium or sticking to their TV sets for live broadcast of the match, but watching football highlights is a good way to have more thrill of this sport.
Why people love to watch football highlights
This will just be a waste of time to sit during entire play and to wait for something exciting to happen. This adds to the utility of watching cricket or football highlights. Football is a more famous game on global level and attracts more people for its watching. More channels, therefore, play highlights of football game and more people love to watch these highlights on their TV screen, PC or mobile phones.