Cricket Council USA: determined to promote men’s and women’s cricket in the US

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 883 total views Cricket in the US is still a developing sport, but has come a long way with a growing participation pool in the country, thanks to the efforts of sport organizations like the Cricket Council USA. In its efforts to promote cricket, CCUSA has successfully established a highly renowned cricket tournament which is the US Open T-20 Cricket that provides opportunity to cricketers worldwide of all levels to play cricket in the US. Its dedication and determination to develop the participation pool and hence the sport itself is proven…

Rahul ton as India fight to avoid New Zealand clean sweep

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 2,819 total views,  1 views today “KL Rahul top-scored in India’s innings at Mount Maunganui . ©AFP” /> Tauranga (New Zealand) (AFP) – A century to KL Rahul boosted India’s hopes of avoiding a series whitewash against New Zealand Tuesday as the tourists scored 296 for seven in the third and final one-day international at Mount Maunganui. Rahul, supported by Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey, looked set to steer India to a huge total before Black Caps paceman Hamish Bennett slowed the scoring with a late flurry of wickets. New Zealand are…

Lara shines as cricket royalty raises money for bushfire relief

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 1,650 total views “West Indies great Brian Lara hit 30 not out in a charity match in Australia . ©AFP” /> Melbourne (AFP) – Brian Lara showed he still has what it takes with a stylish 30 not out as cricketing royalty helped raise money to aid Australian bushfire relief in a charity match Sunday. The West Indian legend stroked a series of lofted cover drives and straight drives, including two sixes, before retiring to give another batsman a chance in a star-studded Bushfire Bash at Melbourne’s Junction Oval. His captain…

Five players charged by ICC after Under-19 World Cup final

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 1,212 total views,  1 views today “Bangladesh beat India to lift their first global trophy. ©AFP” /> Dubai (AFP) – Three Bangladesh players and two of their Indian opponents have been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after unsavoury scenes following the Under-19 World Cup final on Sunday. Bangladesh claimed their maiden global trophy with a three-wicket victory on DLS method in Potchefstroom, before tensions spilled over between the two sides. Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan, who struck the winning run, were all found guilty of a Level 3…