Sports is a part of social and cultural phenomenon on Caribbean Islands. Any visitor comes here then feel clearly combination in lifestyle and practice sport in the daily lives. Almost the inhabitants prefer to play sport as well tend to go to the stadium or watch television to cheer up live matches of cricket, basketball, horse race, track running or and field, including both regional and international sport events.
As sharing of the local, sport plays an important role to bring people closer and closer. It also offers sense of unity, emotion and health. So, all people are interested in playing sports.
To understand clearly about connection between sports and culture, you can follow sharing in our article.
Cricket and culture
In general, cricket is the most popular sport on Caribbean Islands. Although it is an imported sport from the foreign, it becomes popular and domesticated with the local recently.
By some special way, people among the British Caribbean connected and played in a cricket match. They worn the same uniform and played together as a Caribbean unification.
Another story, the West Indies has dominated cricket in this island when they have already founded many stadiums around Antigua, Grenada, Guyana, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago. This islands also hosted the Cricket World Cup in 2007 which is the biggest cricket festival in 4 years.
Baseball and culture
Baseball is usually played and organized international competitions among nations such as Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico or Venezuela. The Curacao Little League is the most famous league for baseball. It is a good way to exchange and co-operate like friends.
Besides it, people usually follow the Major Leagues which attracts various players from Dutch Caribbean island and near area. All baseball in Caribbean Islands express international level professionally.