Cricket in Brooklyn, NY

Cricket in Brooklyn by Rawle C. Jackman "Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket, a set of three wooden stumps sited at each end. One team, designated the batting team, attempts to score as many runs as possible, whilst their opponents field. Each phase of play is called an innings. After either ten batsmen have been dismissed or a set number of overs have been completed, the innings ends and the two teams then swap roles. The winning team is the one that scores the most runs, including any extras gained, during their period batting." - Wikipedia In Brooklyn there are about 16 cricket fields throughout the borough, an estimated 1000 or so active players and an immigrant population as diverse as we have countries in the world. The main cricket spots in Brooklyn are the Canarsie Beach Park, Marine Park and the Spring Creek Park with competitive league games being played throughout the summer months.

Cricket in Brooklyn, NY - Rawle C. Jackman
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