Greeks Learn Cricket the Pakistani Way

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Seeking to tap this expertise from a nation that is a world powerhouse in the sport, Greece’s fledgling cricketers are now sending feelers to the Athens-based Pakistani community. But a way out of this deadlock could lie in a handful of open spaces around Athens where hundreds of Pakistanis — part of a 30,000-strong community living in Greece — meet to play cricket every weekend. Sipping their cold drinks in the shade of an esplanade on a sweltering afternoon, coffee-shop patrons barely notice a group of blue-clad youngsters…