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Thunder Bay converting baseball field into cricket facility as game’s growth soars

Cement pad for pitch already installed


November 16, 2021
By TBNewsWatch.com

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A growing cricket community in Thunder Bay has prompted the city to convert a baseball field into a facility dedicated to the sport. A cement pad has already been installed at the diamond at Chapples Park. A mat is to cover the pad next year, serving as the pitch, with additional plans to even the field with new turf. Thunder Bay’s large contingent of international students accounts for much of the growth of cricket in the city. READ MORE