Word of Mouth
12:01 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Cricket in America

Even on this side of the pond, the pomp and pageantry of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee is making headlines. A slower creep of old Britannia has been grabbing the American imagination…and vocabulary…cricket. Cricket is the world’s second-most popular sport, and a staple in India, Pakistan, the Caribbean, and of course, the UK… America’s increasingly diverse population is making for cricket hotbeds in the colony that first rejected British rule. Liz Clarke is a sports writer with the Washington Post and author of the article “Cricket Starts to Make Noise in the US”

 

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