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Kansas Jayhawk Cricket News and Notes: 5.24.2019

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Kansas News

How A Growing Kansas City Cricket Scene Is Helping Immigrants Feel Connected | KCUR
“I wasn’t very big on cricket,” he told KCUR's Central Standard host Gina Kaufmann. “My older brother and my cousins used to play it a lot. I would go over to their house and play it with them, but I’d never played it in an actual field, or played it competitively.”

Overcoming the 'ick' factor: Topeka start-up focuses on cricket-based food - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal - Topeka, KS
The idea of eating insects to combat hunger and to save natural resources is not a new one worldwide.

The ick factor, though, pervades the American way of thinking about eating bugs.

Six Washburn University students are banking their resources, time and energy on the idea that Americans can adapt to the idea.

TPD: Man wearing surgical mask robbed Cricket Wireless Sunday
Topeka Police are looking for the person they say robbed a wireless store Sunday afternoon.

Officers say they were called to the Cricket Wireless store at 1104 SW 6th around 12:35 p.m. Sunday.

Other Cricket News

ICC World Cup 2019: Fixtures, results and coverage |
The 2019 World Cup in England will be a six-week long festival of cricket featuring the top ten teams. Find everything you need to about the tournament with these handy links here

England captain Eoin Morgan sent for finger X-ray after fielding accident |
England's preparations for the World Cup have received a potentially significant setback, after Eoin Morgan, their captain, suffered a blow to the left index finger during a fielding drill.

'We've come a long way since 2015' - Jason Roy epitomises England's journey from zeroes to heroes |
And that was how ESPNcricinfo's ball-by-ball commentary recorded the dawn of England's brave new world, in June 2015: their first completed ODI since the traumas of that year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

World Cup Central: The 'still relevant' Dinesh Karthik |
Despite being overlooked for India's final ODI series - against Australia at home - before the World Cup, Karthik pipped Rishabh Pant to the back-up wicketkeeper spot for the global tournament. It divided opinion, but Karthik felt he was satisfied as long as he remained in the conversation.

Who will win the World Cup? The captains have their say |
I've no idea. I don't think there's anybody that's head and shoulders above everybody else. In a 10-team World Cup, the ten best teams in the world, it's going to be an extraordinarily competitive tournament. And I think there will be some quality cricket played. We're really looking forward to playing.

'I was ready to walk away from the game because of the controversies after the World T20' |
Harmanpreet Kaur says she doesn't remember much from her match-winning 51 in the Women's T20 Challenge final from two weeks ago, except "what a fun dance party we had after the game!" 'We' being her Supernovas team-mates - a mix of capped and uncapped Indian players and internationals from England, New Zealand and Sri Lanka, some of whom are also her team-mates and rivals in the WBBL and the Kia Super League. Two months on from completing a decade in international cricket and turning 30, India's T20I captain opens up about her mental struggles and talks about what the side need to win the T20 World Cup in Australia in February-March next year.

PCB bans wives and family from travelling with team |
Wives and family members of Pakistan's players at the World Cup will not be permitted to stay with them for the duration of the tournament in England. According to a new PCB policy, any cricketer's family members who wish to travel along with the player will have to make their own arrangements throughout the event.

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