Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

By Jimminy, It's Cricket!(Final)

Byline: Matt Joyce Journal Staff Writer

* Students, Indian mostly, play the game of bats and wickets at UNM

University of New Mexico student Sakib Kazi looked beyond the plaza where a cricket match was under way and pointed to two men who watched curiously.

"We find that a lot of people stand around and watch the games," said Kazi, a 24-year-old graduate student from India. "Most of the people know it's cricket, but they don't know about the rules and the details."

With the onset of summer, a devoted group of UNM cricket players -- mostly graduate students from India -- have pulled out their bats, balls and wickets to gather on campus each weeknight for pick-up games. …

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