38). Girls Just Wanna Have Fun   Christchurch, New Zealand (January 2002)

I never knew much about cricket before I went to New Zealand, but I learned in a hurry.  After watching cricket on TV for the previous week, I spotted this game while walking around Christchurch.  As I sat under a tree watching the game, another spectator, an elderly gentleman, explained the rules to me.  It's a fascinating sport with a lot of quirks -- something like an eight-hour baseball game with a break for tea.

 

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