The next big cricket tournament in the USA
September 1, 2012 2:44 PM Subscribe
posted by Wordshore (93 comments total)
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In another attempt to increase the popularity of cricket in America, a tournament based on T20 (Twenty-twenty), an extremely short form of the game where a match can last as little as three hours, is planned for next year
. Though cricket is one of the oldest sports
in the country, and the USA is one of the 106 members
of the International Cricket Council, speculation still periodically emerges (Slate
) on whether the nation is ready for cricket's big 'breakthrough'.
Discuss: can cricket ever become a major sport in terms of play, attendance and media coverage, in the USA?