As Houston’s South Asian Population Grows, So Does The Popularity Of Cricket

The new Prairie View cricket complex will reportedly be the largest in the United States.

By Florian MartinJuly 12, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

It’s a game in which a player throws a ball toward another player with a bat, who has to try to hit the ball and score runs.

No, it’s not baseball. It’s cricket. And it’s becoming more popular in Houston.

Recently, an 86-acre cricket facility opened near Prairie View, in Waller County.

When all fields are complete, it will reportedly be the largest cricket facility in the United States. And it may be a testament to a growing interest in the game, fueled by an increasing population from countries where cricket is traditionally played.

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