USA July 22, 2007

Richmond to get cricket pitch?

Is Richmond in the United States about to get its first cricket pitch?

Is Richmond in the United States about to get its first cricket pitch?

Since she became mayor, Lawson said that in addition to the miniature golf course, the city has built a “chip and putt” course for beginning golfers and outdoor basketball courts.

“I have been happy to seen that many of our Hispanic residents have begun using the Lake Reba basketball courts,” she said. “I think the next thing we may do is create a field for playing cricket. We’ve had so many requests from cricket players. I never realized how many we have. That shows just how diverse our area has become.”

Via the Richmond Register.

Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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