No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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269 total views, 158 views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has said that they were ready for the challenge in the one day series against Australia. He however added that no particular Australia player was considered a threat. “One or two players can change the course of the game in a Twenty20 game however in an ODI match, a number of players have to chip in. The bowling unit has to be on top of its game to dislodge the opposition batsmen”, Shoaib Malik said on the eve…

Players are not machines: Arthur

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313 total views, 158 views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The head coach of Pakistan Cricket team, Mickey Arthur has defended the decision to rest a few seasoned Pakistan players during the 5-match ODI series against Australia, starting from March 22nd. “We have been on the road since the second week of September and players are not machines. It will be good to rest them instead of increasing the risk of injuries before the World Cup”, Mickey Arthur “Our (Pakistan’s) World Cup squad is more or less settled however just a final…

FICA expresses grief over Christchurch tragedy

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265 total views, 112 views today Muhammad Asif Khan Karachi: Along with the entire world, the Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) has also condemned and expressed grief over deadly incidents at two mosques in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch this morning. “FICA, on behalf of its members and cricketers around the world, sends its prayers and sympathies to the people of Christchurch following today’s horrendous attacks”, FICA said “The global cricket community was shocked to hear that the Bangladesh cricket team was so close to the incident. The FICA has been…

Priceless experience for USA bowlers

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358 total views, 85 views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The United States cricket team, in the UAE, got a great opportunity to rub shoulders with one of the top international outfits, Australia, when their bowlers rolled their arms to Australia batsmen at practice nets in Sharjah. The official Facebook page of the USA team shared photos of their bowling unit which went to Sharjah on the invitation of the Australian Cricket Team. On the occasion, the USA bowlers also talked with the Australian team management. The USA cricket team are in…

Maq calls for support for St. Maarten

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2,904 total views, 52 views today BOCA RATON/USA: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is calling on authorities in the Caribbean to come on board and support the initiative of former West Indies fast bowler Adam Sanford to have cricket played in St. Maarten, under the Cricket 4 Life banner. Sanford who is still active in terms of playing the game has taken on the huge responsibility of hosting a T20 tournament called ‘Cricket 4 Life’ with the backing of Qureshi and CCUSA. This tournament takes place at the Lumber…

Team registration hits the half-century mark

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5,509 total views, 46 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: In a record move, over 50 teams have registered for the MaqT10, USA National championships that will bowl off from April 26 to 28 at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale. Checks with Cricket Council USA (CCUSA), the parent body for the tournament, revealed that as of February 21, a total of 51 teams were already on the roster. Chairman of CCUSA, Mahammad Qureshi said he was very happy with the work done by his team of professionals at CCUSA and…

MAQ Cricket Stadium taking shape

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4,996 total views, 33 views today CHICAGO/USA – The Maq Cricket Stadium is nearing completion of its first phase in Hannover Chicago and will be ready for action come early July. In early April there will be an official ceremony commissioning the ground and then on the weekend of July 4, there will be action at the venue. At the moment most areas of the field are graded, the astroturf is already in place and soon the entire surface will be playable. Mahammad Qureshi the mastermind behind this project says that cricket…

PSL 2019 – PSL Schedule with all PSL 4 matches and schedule for all franchises

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5,822 total views, 19 views today he PSL schedule 2019 features 34 T20 matches to be played between six franchises. The Pakistan Super League 2019 edition, PSL 2019, is scheduled to take place from February 14th 2019 to March 17 2019. The tournament, which is officially labeled as ‘HBL PSL 2019’ and formally referred to as ‘PSL 4’, would kick off with the PSL opening ceremony being held in the UAE on February 14th. PSL Broadcasting Channels PSL 4 Live Coverage POLL: Who will win PSL 2019 Foreign Debutants in PSL 2019 The Pakistan…

Massive interest in USA Nationals

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4,459 total views, 1 views today MARGATE: Fl: There has been an unbelievable response by teams wanting to play at the 2019 MaqT10 USA Nationals, as 43 of them have already signed on to play the popular format.   This is the news coming out of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) headquarters in Margate. The tournament which takes place from April 26 to 28 will see a first prize of US$10,000. Mahammad Qureshi the chairman of CCUSA said that this year he is giving away a lot just for the development of cricket.…