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Cricket, a big business in India, brings star power to the U.S. with the country's first world cup

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Cricket world cup matches will take place in the U.S. for the first time ever in June, marking a push to grow the sport in North America. Cricket is hugely popular in countries such as India and Pakistan. Experts and fans say the historic world cup could open the doors for the sport’s future in the U.S. This year’s world cup is co-hosted by the U.S. and the West Indies and will take place in three U.S. stadiums — in Texas, Florida, and New York — as well as several locations in the West Indies.