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Cricket At The Club

Few people are aware that at one time the sport of cricket, which is now watched and played by hundreds of millions worldwide, was a major sport on the East Coast, the hub being Philadelphia! As its name implies, Germantown Cricket Club was started as a club to play cricket, and GCC is still known as one of the premier cricket grounds in the nation! Each Spring the Club is a host venue for the Philadelphia International Cricket Festival, a charity event featuring the top teams from across the nation, and around the globe.

Cricket is a team sport with 11 players with many similarities to baseball. If you are thinking about taking up the game or merely want to cheer on our team, check out this cheat sheet to understand the rules of the game. 

You may also Click Here for an easy-to-follow guide on Cricket and how to follow along.