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Cricket coming to America this weekend

Updated: May 21, 2010, 9:14 PM ET
By Amar Shah | Special to Page 2

A historical bat and ball matchup takes place in Florida this weekend. No, it doesn't include the Marlins. They're in Chicago playing the White Sox. Nor is it the Rays. They're in Houston playing the Astros. In fact, it's not even baseball related.

It's Sri Lanka against New Zealand, a battle of two powerhouses in international cricket. Yes, cricket, that odd bat and ball sport which Sports Illustrated writer Paul Gallico described, "takes three days to play, in which runs are scored ...

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