Cricket teams from Bermuda, Canada, Suriname and the United States will be in attendance to compete. The top two teams will advance to the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, set for July and August in Scotland and Ireland.
“Sports bring people together, and I am thrilled to see our city’s tradition of playing host to international events extend to the sport of cricket,” stated Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard. “It is an honor for Indianapolis to welcome teams and fans from visiting countries and the U.S. as they compete in this regional qualifying event.”
Cricket is one of the world’s most popular sports, and is played with a bat and ball between two teams of 11 players on a large field with a rectangular 22 yard pitch at the center. Each team takes its turn at bat, attempting to score runs, while the other team fields and each turn is known as an inning.
For more information about the International Cricket Council, visit www.ICC-Cricket.com.
Source: Inside Indiana Business