The new league makes its debut near Dallas on Thursday when the Texas Super Kings play the LA Knight Riders. The league's backers hope to cultivate a new generation of U.S. cricketers.
"Islam and the Islamic Emirate do not allow women to play cricket or play the kind of sports where they get exposed," a senior Taliban official reportedly said.
The Indian Premier League was suspended in May, but critics weigh in on whether the event should have been held at all amid the country's deadly COVID crisis.
India and Pakistan went to the brink of war in February. But Sunday's match "should create love and affection," says a Pakistani fan. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society."
Last weekend's victory over India marked a seminal moment for the Pakistani national team. For some of the team's fans in India, however, celebrating the win spelled deep legal trouble.
A new app from the "Guardians of the Laws and Spirit of Cricket" takes on the challenge of explaining the game and its many "delightful complications," using videos, animations and quizzes.
In the movie "Warriors," they use their status from playing cricket to speak out against FGM. And the game's fun, too.
Before baseball became the national pastime, cricket used to be America's favorite sport. One ambitious executive thinks it will again — and he's backing a multicity, all-star tour to make it happen.