Cricket on the rise in Colombia

South America is a hotbed of football, but it also plays cricket - with the sport booming in Colombia.

    Colombia, better known for its passion for football, has just played its first international cricket match in four years.

    The sport has enjoyed a boom in South America, with Peru and Brazil also competing in international events.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    The US exaggerating and obsessing about foreign threats seems quite similar to what is happening in Russia.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months