The Queens cricket all-stars defeated a team comprised of players from Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan to win the 2014 NYC Cricket Mayor’s Cup. Although they already knew it, Queens can now officially call itself the best borough for cricket.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]