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Cricket Comes to Citi Field

Evander and I (Martin) witnessed history on Saturday when we attended the first Cricket All-Stars T20 smackdown in Citi Field, home of the Mets baseball team, in Flushing, New York. The Cricket All-Stars featured a “who’s who” of the world’s … Continue reading

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The Cricket World Cup: A Preview, Part 1

Every four years, the world’s top cricket teams gather to play a series of one-day internationals (ODIs)—the 50-over form of the game—to determine who is the best. It’s the nearest thing that cricket gets to a competition that the entire … Continue reading

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It’s India

      India are the 2011 World Cup Champions. Amid scenes of sweeping emotion, dancing, and unfettered joy, befitting a game that took place in Mumbai, home of India’s mammoth movie industry, the Indian captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, smote … Continue reading

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