Not quite grass roots
Although Iran might not be flavour of the month as far as the George Bush is concerned, it is making progress with developing cricket
It’s hard to call it ‘grass-roots’ cricket in Chabahar where on the two grounds granted by the government exclusively for cricket, grass has yet to be planted, but in Tehran at least, there are turf grounds, if not turf wickets.
Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
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