Cricket is a better sport than basketball for approx 4 reasons (give or take)The more people on a team means you form relationships between more people in your community. The teamwork aspect of both batters and the bowler and fielders is more than in basketball, where teamwork is limited to passing and going for alleyoops. Cricket is easier to learn and has less rulesCricket is a classic sport that has much tradition and honourCricket is a more spectator friendly sport.
I think i'm just going to barrage you with epic videos of the greatest athletes in the world, bastketball players. Have you ever seen stephon curry hit a 3 point buzzerbeater in double overtime from 43 feet with a wounded ankle? Have you ever seen chris paul and blake griffins ally oop chemistry? have you ever seen kobe bryant guarded by 3 dudes and knock down the shot with his tounge out? Have you seen Allen Iverson cross the hell out of michael jordan or lebron james dunking on an entire starting lineup? its like watching angels fly.