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Cricket World Cup kicks off at Eisenhower Park on Long Island

Cricket World Cup kicks off at Eisenhower Park on Long Island

WEST BURY, N.Y. (PIX11) — The T20 Cricket World Cup kicks off Saturday at Eisenhower Park on Long Island.

Long Island’s new cricket stadium has 34,000 seats, a freshly trimmed field and first-class amenities. The T20 World Cup will be the first major international cricket competition in the U.S.

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Cricket is the second most-viewed sport in the world after soccer, but it is only played by more than 200,000 Americans nationwide across more than 400 local leagues, according to USA Cricket.

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