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How cricket is swinging for ‘sixes’ in busy U.S. sports landscape

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 22 / 16

C ricket holds its position on the global business stage as the world’s second largest sport economy but its share in the U.S. sports industry has been insignificant despite having rich history, including the honor to host the first internat...

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