The Wide Woo of Sports: At Worcester park, cricket offers a slice of home for first-generation immigrants

The Willow Geeks, who use Holmes Field on Plantation Street as their home grounds, are one of more than 20 local teams that compete in the New England Cricket Association (NECA) league and tournament every year. “It feels really nice to play (cricket) here,” said Aadeesh Shringarpure, a 23-year-old graduate student in electrical engineering. “I love living in America, but this was the thing that was missing for me.”

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Drought conditions prompt federal action for Worcester, 10 other Mass. counties. Bill Galvin anticipates record-setting election season. Thoughts on Worcester’s winter road safety. Hitch on Question 4. Two new free-to-read top clicks — and much more in your Wednesday, Sept. 21, Worcester Sun.

The Wide Woo of Sports: At Worcester park, cricket offers a slice of home for first-generation immigrants

The Willow Geeks, who use Holmes Field on Plantation Street as their home grounds, are one of more than 20 local teams that compete in the New England Cricket Association (NECA) league and tournament every year. “It feels really nice to play (cricket) here,” said Aadeesh Shringarpure, a 23-year-old graduate student in electrical engineering. “I love living in America, but this was the thing that was missing for me.”