Cricket in America

by awindram

[tweetmeme source=”awindram” only_single=false]Following the overwhelming indifference to my last post, which was all about cricket, I thought it best to follow up that sort of success with a supplementary post with even more information on cricket in America. The story of cricket in America is a fascinating one that I only hinted at in my “…and Lord Beauclerk was bowled out by a ratcatcher” (still convinced that is the single greatest sentence ever committed to print) post. They are, however, much better articles out there that have already covered the more general history of cricket in America which I want to link to.

Cricket, anyone? – great article from the Smithsonian magazine

Cricket in the US – brief précis from Cricinfo

Cricket, a great American game excellent stuff as always from The Dabbler, possibly one of the finest cultural blogs out on the web. You really should be subscribed to it.

What goes around, comes a-rounders – article from the Guardian.

Why don’t Americans play cricket? – slight Slate piece.

And if that wasn’t enough, here’s a Cricinfo documentary all about the subject.


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