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Slice of Houston, Expats Fuel Thriving Amateur Cricket League

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A visiting professor remarked that Houston was not quite what he expected as I was driving back to the airport after one of our conferences. The image projected is a bastion of oil-rich, good-ole boy, SUV-driving, God-fearing, Bush-loving conservatism, and like most images, the reality is a lot more complex.

Case in point, the Houston Chronicle profiles an amateur cricket league driven by the part of Houston’s massive immigrant population hailing from those parts of the world where football is played with your feet and takes a backseat to the more gentlemanly sport of cricket.

Houston Chronicle: Bringing passion to the field: As immigrants with various backgrounds make Houston home, many are finding common ground through a love of cricket

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