free viewing parties at World Trade Center – NBC New York

Want to watch the Cricket World Cup matches, but can’t make it to the new stadium in Nassau County on Long Island?

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Port Authority are planning a series of free public viewing parties at the North Oculus Plaza at the World Trade Center.

During each viewing party, matches from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 tournament will be shown on a big screen.

Local businesses are gearing up for a boom as this year’s Cricket World Cup is hosted in East Meadow, Long Island. Erica Byfield of NBC New York reports this.

The following viewing parties will be held:

  • June 5, 10:30 am: India vs. Ireland
  • June 5, 7:30 PM: Papua New Guinea vs. Uganda
  • June 5, 8:30 PM: Australia vs Oman
  • June 6, 11:30 am: US vs. Pakistan
  • June 6, 3 p.m.: Namibia vs. Scotland
  • June 8, 10:30 am: Netherlands vs. South Africa
  • June 8, 1 p.m.: Australia vs. England
  • June 8, 8:30 PM: West Indies vs Uganda
  • June 9, 10:30 am: India vs. Pakistan
  • June 9, 1:00 PM: Oman vs. Scotland
  • June 10, 10.30am: South Africa vs. Bangladesh
  • June 11, 10:30 am: Pakistan vs. Canada
  • June 11, 7:30 PM: Sri Lanka vs. Nepal
  • June 11, 8:30 PM: Australia vs. Namibia
  • June 12, 10:30 am: USA vs India
  • June 29, 10:30 am: Final

Fans are asked to RSVP via Eventbrite for any viewing party they would like to attend.

The celebrations will feature fan activities including face painting, cricket simulators and appearances by players and mascots.

The second most popular sport in the world is finally getting a home on Long Island. Greg Cergol of NBC New York reports this.