China January 18, 2006

Cricket bug infects locals

The game of cricket, which becomes a national obsession in Australia over summer, is developing greater appeal in China

The game of cricket, which becomes a national obsession in Australia over summer, is developing greater appeal in China. World cricket authorities are eager to capture the competitive spirit infecting the world's most populous nation. Radio Australia's Emily Bourke took a look at what's happening:

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Comments have now been closed for this article