Here is a Cricket 101 piece; take a look at this story, if you are wondering whether you want to read the piece or not:
Thousands of Americans have gone to Lord’s, cricket’s London headquarters, and retreated in bewilderment. The most eloquent was Groucho Marx, who reputedly watched for an hour, and said: “This is great. When does it start?”
Did you know?
Cricket—now played by millions of people in 92 countries ranging from the Caribbean to Europe to Africa to South Asia—was once the national game of, yes, these United States. And one of the first outdoor sports to be played on these shores. An 1844 cricket match between teams from the United States and Canada was the first international sporting event in the modern world, predating the revival of the Olympic Games by more than 50 years.
There also seems to be a CC Morris Cricket Library and United States Cricket Museum at Haverford College, Haverford, PA. Take a look at this article for more infromation!