Yeah, I've been to see both Barcelona and Madrid and the tickets were expensive. I'm sure there is a way to get the cheaper tickets but as a tourist it's sometimes hard to do. I also went to a Fiorentina game and it was dead cheap.
Cricket is a really fascinating game; the emphasis is on conservative play (line and length) and letting the batter make a mistake, most often, so it doesn't translate well to video games. However:
Jonah Lomu Rugby is apparently the best rugby videogame.
I on the other hand, am fed up of our traditional sports and almost exclusively watch baseball and American football these days. I'm watching the Padres v Cubs right now. We can't even beat the Cubs