Indian Express – By:
Sports Desk | Published: June 18, 2018 10:21:04 A cricket match being played in Sweden.
- By: Sports Desk | Published: June 18, 2018 10:21:04 A cricket match being played in Sweden.
- In a country where priority is given to other sports like soccer and ice hockey, Sweden now has more than 60 teams with almost 2000 players across all its towns.
- Incidentally, coach of Sweden’s national cricket team is former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Waseem.
- “Three or four years ago, we had only 13 clubs in Sweden and the number of players was around 600 or 700,” said Tariq Zuwak, chairman of the Swedish Cricket Federation.
- Stating the game is “slowly growing” in Sweden, he said, “We’ve got around 3,000 players and 50 teams across the country, with a big hotspot in Stockholm where there are about 25 teams.”