Growth of cricket in Chicago

Cricket in Chicago: Immigrants Push to Get the Sport Recognized

By Aishwarya Kumar

A Medill Newsmakers Report

Cricket has seen tremendous growth in Chicago in the last decade. In this episode of Medill Newsmakers, we will talk about the growth of cricket in Chicago. We talked to the general manager of American Cricket Conference, one of the biggest conferences in America. We also talked to players, presidents of leagues on the the culture, awareness and growth of cricket in the city.

Photo at top: There are 100 cricket teams and six recreational leagues in Chicago. (Aishwarya Kumar/MEDILL)