CHAPTER X

Remote Outposts

At the margin of the margins you find people who play simply for the sheer love of the game. It's a refreshing counterpoint to the soulessness of the game's power brokers.

The main hotbeds for cricket in the US are New York, Florida and California but pockets of interest in the game are dotted around the country, including a number of backwaters where you would never expect it to flourish such as North Dakota, Montana and Nebraska. Here we report from these outposts and the teams and individuals keeping the cricket flag flying.