Click on each picture to see a larger version. They are great pictures.
When I was president of the NTCA (North Texas Cricket Association), one of the largest Cricket Associations in the nation with over 36 Teams and 16 Cricket Grounds to play, we accomplished many extraordinary things, never done before. We implemented several programs like the Mandatory Continune Education in Umpiring and have won the International Cricket Award for the Best Cricket Development in the western Hemisphere.
We delivered a few bats and balls to the Hopi Native Americans in Arizona, it was one of the goodwill Cricket initiatives.
The Cricket bats were also presented to Senators John Cornyn, Congressman Martin Frost, Ambassador Agnihotri, Mayors of Plano, Frisco, Carrollton, Richardson, Irving, Dallas and several council persons. We also had Ambassadors/Missions of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and UK play in the exhibition Cricket matches. We hosted the national championship games as well.
Mayor Ron Kirk had proclaimed Dallas as the Cricket City of America and drummed up business in South Africa, after consulting about Cricket. Mayor Pat Evans proclaimed Plano as the Cricket City of America....
Bollywood Actor Amir Khan along with his Lagaan Team presented the "MikeGhouse Gold Cup" to the winning Cricket Team of Premier Championship in Dallas.
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Meet the Maasai Cricket Warriors:
The colourful semi-nomadic cattle herders promising to brighten up the sport