Thursday, July 2, 2009

NYPD Cricket Makes Cricinfo

Cricinfo, arguably the most popular cricket site in the world just mentioned the NYPD Cricket program:

By Will Luke
Cricket rarely makes the pages of the New York Times, and if it does, it's usually related to the global game, not the sport in the United States. But today is the exception, with a wide-ranging piece on the power cricket can do for good.
Police Officer Jeff Thompson from the NYPD first got in contact with us a couple of weeks ago, and since then his force have staged a family day to launch their season.
But it is cricket's global appeal that can forge ties locally. With the game so popular in south asia and the Caribbean, those two communities in New York who sometimes struggle to integrate are given a vehicle to do just that.
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