Cricket in Saint Helena – Stumped, BBC World Service

Cricket in Saint Helena – Stumped, BBC World Service

In October 2019 I travelled to the far-flung British overseas territory of Saint Helena to meet the cricketers bidding for international success.

 

The British overseas territory of Saint Helena is often remembered as the place where Napoleon was exiled. But did you know that cricket has been played on this far-flung tropical outpost for 200 years?

 

Last year, the remote community of just 4,500 people even sent a team to Botswana to compete in their first ever ICC tournament. Simon Parker made the 7,000 kilometer trip from London.

 

You can hear the full report here. 

Date

January 8, 2020

Category

Radio