The Black Creek Pioneer Village replicates life in the 1800s in rural Ontario, with people dressed in clothes of that period, buildings, demonstrations & activities.
As cricket was Canada’s national game in the 1800s the Village invited members of 2010 American College Cricket Champion York University to highlight its cricket activities.
On July 15 & 22 the Black Creek Pioneer Village hosted,for a day of activities, York U’s Jai Patel, Hasan Adil & Jaiveer Chauhan took part in a Cricket Tutorial, a “What is Cricket Talk”? & an Exhibition Game, in which kids & other members of the public took part.
Every American College Cricket club has a mandate to raise the profile of cricket.
Black Creek Pioneer Village is “is a living history experience featuring heritage buildings originating in communities across south central Ontario that have been faithfully furnished with original furniture and artifacts.
In the buildings, and surrounding gardens and farmyards you will find historical interpreters and trades people in authentic period dress who will demonstrate and explain for you how people lived, worked and played in mid 19th century rural Ontario.
It’s located at 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P3 http://www.blackcreek.ca/
Photos courtesy of Black Creek Pioneer Village & York University Cricket
Some members of the York University team in Florida at the Cricket Stadium, at the 2012
American College Cricket Spring Break Championship
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