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A Sri Lankan batsman walks off into a crowd of teammates eager to dissect what went wrong.On the outskirts of the crowd, Nour Haidar shuffles along in a line of people under a tent and scoops a spicy looking stew of various sized lentils onto her plate next to a vibrant cucumber and tomato salad.Cricket tournaments are hardly anything new in Lebanon among the country's largely Asian migrant community, most of whom work as domestic help or do other labor-intensive jobs.The St. George's Day International Cricket Tournament, held in a Universite Saint Joseph parking lot in the capital's Monnot neighborhood, was the second iteration of the multicultural event that brings together sport and food and allows migrants and locals to mingle in a unique way.If there are two things that can level the playing field without the need for language skills, it's sport and food.Although the project doesn't officially launch until May 24, those at the cricket tournament were able to get an early sample of delicious Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi dishes cooked by people whose cuisine is hugely under-represented in a country of international gastronomes.
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