Chapter 8

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
2. Imagine you are giving an eyewitness account or a running commentary of one of the following : (i) a game of football, cricket or hockey, or some sports event (ii) a parade (e.g. Republic Day) or some other national event

Question:

Imagine you are giving an eyewitness account or a running commentary of one of the following :

(i) a game of football, cricket or hockey, or some sports event

(ii) a parade (e.g. Republic Day) or some other national event

Answer:

(i) Running commentary on cricket match Virat Kohli prepares himself to face the first ball of the match. Murlidharan is ready to bowl. He starts from the Pavillion End and bowls a full toss ball. Virat Kohli hits the ball hard and it crosses the boundary line. Umpire Simon signals four in a very special way. It makes all the viewers break into laughter.

(ii) A Republic Day Parade Today India is celebrating the 73rd anniversary of her Independence. This day makes all the Indian’s full of pride. Our soldiers are standing in the parade ground to salute the National Flag. These soldiers guard our frontiers. They display their skills here, how they perform their duties on the snowy lands and deserts. These soldiers salute the National Flag and the nation salutes them.

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