According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, Cricket is by far the favorite sport to watch among Pakistanis 69% rate it at the top, followed by Hockey at 7%; Football (Soccer) at 5% and a traditional sport, Kabaddi at 4%.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked. What sports do you like to watch personally? Responding to this, 69% claim that they like to watch Cricket, 7% like to watch Hockey, 5% watch Soccer whereas 4% like to watch Kabaddi. However 11% claim to watch no sports while 4% did not give a view.