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Education is both excludable and, in most forms, rivalrous, since one teacher can only teach a limited number of students at once (although I know MR university is trying to challenge that!). Either way, while this doesn't really affect the content of video, your terminology is wrong to call education a public good.
It'd be interesting to have a few other metrics, e.g. life span. And, on the pros, weren't there some cultural changes prohibiting burning widows with their husbands, which did require direct rule (rather than the technology transfer stuff, which might happen without it).
But, much more important, please do fix that lawn bowls slide. It can't be that hard to find a picture of a cricket match.
The sport in the picture is lawn bowls, a mass participation sport in the UK and former colonies for the over 60s.
Cricket is a world game, again based mainly on former British colonies. The difference is it has more adherents than baseball globally, and is a truly global competition. It is played in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, England at the elite international level and in many other countries at the amateur level. Total number of cricket fans worldwide ? Probably 2.5 billion, making it second only to football (soccer) globally. And India is the commercial powerhouse of the game. Hopefully Australia will win the upcoming test series in India (now arguably on a par with beating England at home, if not more important).