American cricket’s (world) cup runneth over

American cricket’s (world) cup runneth over
A Texas batsman dashes down the wicket in a match again Los Angeles. (Image: Major League Cricket)
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By Bobby GhoshOne of the planet’s biggest sporting events came to a climactic conclusion last week, with Australia upsetting the odds to beat hosts India in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup. The US was not among the 10 teams that qualified for the tournament, but there was, for the first time ever, an American interest in the sport’s international competition.That’s thanks to this (northern) summer’s inaugural season of Major League Cricket (MLC). Fourteen of the 51 overseas players who were spread across the...

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