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Take me out to the cricket game? Investors launch a professional league for the U.S.

Jul 13, 2023
Major League Cricket is starting with modest ambitions — a two-week season — but it hopes the game's popularity will spread in the U.S.
Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma. Cricket has a huge fan base in South Asia, and Major League Cricket hopes to take the sport pro in the United States.
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Friday nights in one small town in Texas means football and ... cricket?

Aug 7, 2018
Businessman Tanweer Ahmed will start by promoting his "dream project," the country's largest cricket complex, to the South Asian community that already enjoys the sport.
The developer's rendering of the new Kalsoom Prairie View Cricket Complex in Prairie View, Texas, population 6,000. The first four fields are set to be completed by September.
Courtesy of Tanweer Ahmed