Cricket in the United States

Cricket in the United States refers to the sport of cricket as played and organized within the country. While cricket is not as popular as sports like American football, basketball, or baseball, it has a dedicated following and a growing presence in the United States.

Cricket in the U.S. has a long history, with the first recorded match taking place in the early 18th century. The sport has been played by various communities, including immigrants from cricket-playing nations such as England, India, Pakistan, and the Caribbean.

Efforts are being made to promote and develop cricket at the grassroots level, with the goal of increasing participation and fostering the growth of the sport in the country. The establishment of professional leagues, such as Major League Cricket (MLC), and hosting international matches have helped raise the profile of cricket in the U.S.

The U.S. national cricket team competes in international tournaments and has participated in events such as the ICC World Cricket League and ICC Americas Championship. The popularity of cricket is gradually increasing, and with a diverse population that includes cricket enthusiasts from around the world, the sport has the potential to continue growing in the United States.