cricket

Cricket gaining popularity in city
Cricket gaining popularity in city
Sports Queens Courier Staff 11/06/2013 at 3:48PM

ANTHONY O’REILLY When Anwer Hossain moved to New York City as a young child from Pakistan, he searched all over New York for a place to play his country’s beloved sport: cricket. But it wasn’t as easy as he thought to find one. “I used to love [playing] it as a child,” Hossain said. “I [...]

Queens councilmember introduces bill to promote cricket in NYC
Queens councilmember introduces bill to promote cricket in NYC
News Liam La Guerre 6/28/2013 at 4:57PM

Get ready for some wicket fun. Councilmember Ruben Wills introduced a bill to promote cricket in the city as the game continues to increase in popularity. “We just were dealing with organizations and groups… and one of the things that kept coming up is the lack of cricket fields,” Wills said. The bill seeks to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/28/2013 at 7:49AM

TODAY’s FORECAST Friday: Overcast with thunderstorms and a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 84. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and a chance of rain. Low of 70. Winds [...]

Long Island City bests John Adams for city cricket championship
Long Island City bests John Adams for city cricket championship
Sports Liam La Guerre 6/19/2012 at 4:53PM

Captain Troy Mars of John Adams High School was undoubtedly the most dominant cricket batsman in the PSAL this season. Players, coaches and announcers said that if Mars, who led the PSAL in runs (739) and had three century performances (117, 177 and 194 runs), heated up in the PSAL Cricket Championship on June 16, [...]