‘Wickets in America’ – bringing leather willow to the USA!
The stir of something new permeates the air. It’s refreshing, stimulating, and feels like exhilaration on another worldly level. Subways, buses, planes, and cars will soon be packed with purpose-driven passengers, as a different type of sports fan makes their way to one of three US stadiums.
They are traveling to New York, Texas, and Florida, from nearby cities, and even other countries. These fans entered the Public Ticket Ballot, on 1 February, others started searching for flights and commandeering their hang out crews. They know what the USA is about to experience and will not be left out. They aim to show the world how it’s done.
Start spreading the news… the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is coming to America!
This is the moment that American-based cricket fans of the diaspora have long awaited. For years, they have stayed up, tuned in, and followed live matches as they played out in other parts of the world. The game which has captivated billions throughout Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean, will for the first time be coming to America in its most captivating format.
This year, cricket has come to break boundaries, cross new frontiers, and energise a new fan base. To ensure its place in historical firsts, and to seize its place in the spotlight, New York City will have the pleasure of welcoming up to 34,000 fans to the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York. The other two venues are the Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium in Dallas, Texas, and the Broward County Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida.
Here are the fixtures for the US leg of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup West Indies and USA 2024.
Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium – Dallas, Texas
01 June USA v CANADA – Opening Match
04 June NETHERLANDS v NEPAL
06 June PAKISTAN v USA
07 June SRI LANKA v BANGLADESH
Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, Eisenhower Park, New York
03 June SRI LANKA v SOUTH AFRICA
05 June INDIA v IRELAND
07 June CANADA v IRELAND
08 Jun NETHERLANDS v SOUTH AFRICA
09 June INDIA v PAKISTAN
10 June SOUTH AFRICA v BANGLADESH
11 June PAKISTAN v CANADA
12 June USA v INDIA
Broward County Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
11 June SRI LANKA v NEPAL
14 June USA v IRELAND
15 June INDIA v CANADA
16 June PAKISTAN v IRELAND
For further information about “State of Play”, the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup West Indies & USA 2024 Newsletter, contact Marcella André, PRO, ICC Men's T20 WC 2024, email@example.com