Cricket is not just a game to fans of the sport, it’s a multicultural celebration, and over 10,000 international spectators are gathering in Greater Fort Lauderdale in August to enjoy the party.
World-class CPL T20 matches will be staged at the Central Regional Park and Cricket Stadium, the only facility in the U.S. certified for international cricket games, highlighted by the Jamaica Tallawahs playing in their new Broward County home.
You don’t have to understand the rules of the game to appreciate the cultural impact. Internationally, cricket has become the most-watched sport outside of soccer, and the live and TV-viewing audience has grown to 220 million people in 101 countries. The Jamaica Tallawahs is comprised of players from the Caribbean, South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan, and the U.S. The team has signed a 15- year agreement with the county to play matches and stage international events in Lauderhill, the most culturally-diverse city in Greater Fort Lauderdale, which has the
The Tallawahs will play matches with the Guyana Amazon Warriors on Aug 18, the Trinbago Knight Riders on Aug 19 and the Barbados Tridents on Aug 22.
Masqueraders and cheerleaders will spice up the festivities during each of the games, and special events include pre- and post-match entertainment and favors, food and drinks, and music by top Caribbean artists to expand the party atmosphere . General admission tickets are $25 and party stand and VIP all-inclusive tickets start at $100.