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Expats From India Keep Cricket Alive In Uruguay

Cricket was played there 200 years ago, but died out in the 1980s

Every Sunday, close to a statue of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, a group of Indian expats take over a patch of land in Uruguay’s capital for a game of cricket.

Tucked in between the Rio de la Plata estuary and the long promenade known as the “rambla” that stretches from one side of Montevideo to the other, Avijit Mukherjee prepares to bat, watched eagerly by his Uruguayan girlfriend.

Read it at Tribune

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