Boxing Day falls the day after Christmas and is celebrated in Britain and in the British Commonwealth. In Australia, South Africa and Britain the day is a public holiday. In South Africa and Australia, the Boxing Day is also considered a family day with parents taking their kids to the traditional Boxing Day Test Match.
The World Boxing Day originated in Britain. A ‘Christmas Box’ in Britain is a name for a Christmas present and Boxing Day was a day off for servants and they received a ‘Christmas Box’ (Christmas present) from the master. The servants would go home and give ‘Christmas Boxes’ to their families.