Wednesday, July 10, 2013

North Jersey immigrants bond over the game of cricket

I knew immigrants get together for a soccer game, I didn't know they play cricket too. I'd like to watch this.  - - Donna Poisl


Clutching a shiny red ball on a recent Sunday, Damion Morgan ran toward a batsman who was poised with a paddle the length of a baseball bat, but flat on one side.

Morgan, a bowler, galloped ahead in ever longer strides, his body in a rhythm. His destination was a crease marked on a cloth pitch about 22 yards from the batsman, who was tapping the bat to the ground with anticipation. When Morgan reached peak momentum, he hurled his body forward. In one swift, powerful motion that lifted his feet off the ground, his right arm coiled overhead, releasing the ball at breakneck speed.
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