IND vs AUS: Why is the December 26 match called ‘Boxing-Day’ Test, know here
What is ‘Boxing Day’ test, India vs Australia: Today is the debut of Boxing Day Test between Melbourne and India in Melbourne. After all, the match that begins every day is called the Boxing Day Test, here you can find out.
Melbourne: Test teams of India and Australia have come face to face today for the third match of the Test series. This popular match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is also called Boxing Day Test. Why is the Boxing Day Test match called every year starting on December 26? What is the reason behind it and its relationship with cricket? There are many questions in the minds of people who are not aware of this day. Let’s tell you what is Boxing Day Test.
Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26, the day after Christmas (December 25) in all the countries of the world i.e. If you think that it is related to boxing then you are wrong. Actually, when people meet their friends and relatives on the next day of Christmas, they give them a gift pack in the box. These traditions have been going on for years. There is a belief that the name of this day falls on ‘Christmas Box‘. The employees who used to work on Christmas day also gave their gifts to their boss on December 26 next, which used to eat many times.
On the other hand, in some parts of the world, it is also seen by shopping and shopping on Christmas the next day people also participate in Christmas Gift. December 26 is celebrated as a boxing day in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and people enjoy the holiday on this day and spend time with their friends and family.
It is also a special reason for the holiday that whenever the Boxing Day Test is held on Melbourne Cricket Ground, a large number of viewers come here and in the first test of India-Australia, more than 80 thousand visitors come to the ground and enjoy the match. Lift is estimated.