Cricket comes to the Washington, D.C. area Labor Day weekend, as four teams will participate in the DC Twenty20 Cricket Tournament in Middleburg, Virginia.
The U.S. Tigers, Pak-America Lions, Virginia Warriors and Washington Senators will play in the tourney from September 4 to 6 at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park in Middleburg, about 45 minutes west of Washington. All four teams have at least one player on the U.S. national team. Admission is free.
T20 cricket, also known as one-day cricket, differs from traditional first-class cricket in that matches usually last less than six hours rather than several days. T20 cricket was developed in England 2003 and is the form played in the U.S. First-class cricket is the form played in international test matches.
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