Reflections: NFL in London, cricket in New York

by awindram

At Wembley, in front of a noisy crowd of 76,981, a player by the name of Dez Briscoe scores a touchdown. Just one moment in a marketing behemoth’s strategy to increase a sport’s popularity in a foreign land. Flying into JFK, I look out of my window and down below me I see a game of cricket taking place quietly, almost anonymously, in Queens, New York.


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