Houston Stars light up the 11th edition of US Open T-20 Cricket

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673 total views, 220 views today One of the strongest teams in the 11th edition of US Open T-20 Cricket, Houston Stars featured the likes of Umer Gul, Sohail Khan, Hammad Azam from Pakistan and other first-class cricketers from around the world. The team started their campaign by defeating Titans Cricket Club and won by 6 wickets. Houston Stars first won the toss and chose to field first. They successfully restricted Titans Cricket Club to 67 in 10 overs and chased the target of 68 in just 8.4 overs. The man of…

Simmons blasts 10 sixes as Windies rout Ireland to level T20 series

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652 total views, 197 views today “In a hurry: West Indies’ Lendl Simmons. ©AFP” /> Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis) (AFP) – Opening batsman Lendl Simmons blasted 10 sixes in an undefeated 91 as West Indies routed Ireland by nine wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International at Warner Park on Sunday. Simmons, the nephew of West Indies coach Phil Simmons, also hit five boundaries in his 40-ball blitz. It was his highest score in the format and came just five days before his 35th birthday. Chasing a modest 139 to…

US All Stars tour Rescheduled as Bangladesh officially announced their tour to Pakistan

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2,488 total views, 220 views today January 15th, 2020 turned out to be an exciting day for Pakistan Cricket as Bangladesh’s tour to Pakistan with 2 Tests, one ODI and three T20s got officially confirmed. This is groundbreaking news for Pakistani cricket fans and the Pakistan Cricket Board itself as this series will be another step towards revival of cricket in Pakistan. The following is the schedule for the Bangladesh tour to Pakistan:  T20s January 24th to 27th, 2020 in Lahore  First Test match in Rawalpindi from February 7th till…

Finally a tournament that is player focused

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2,153 total views, 65 views today BOCA RATON: The Maq Cricket59 is not about winning trophies but is all player centred as this league has been set up for the players to keep track of performances and to address attention from big leagues. The Maq Cricket59 made a successful bowl off on Sunday at the Maq Stadium and the 24 players who showed up now have a Maq Cricket59 profile. The profiles can be found on the Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) website and this will serve as a good indication of players…

Atlanta Fire heats up the 11th edition of US Open Cricket, 2019.

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2,593 total views, 40 views today The runners up of 11th edition of the renowned US Open T-20 cricket tournament organized annually by CCUSA, Atlanta Fire, demonstrated impeccable cricketing skills throughout the tournament as registered their first win on December 19th against GA Spartanz winning the match by 30 runs. In the next match against Florida Scorpions, they won the game in a dominant fashion by 6 wickets. Despite the unpredictability of Florida’s weather, CCUSA still managed to complete all matches of the tournament and Atlanta Fire seemed unshakeable with continuous interruption…

‘Retired’ De Villiers keen to play T20 World Cup

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1,330 total views, 42 views today “De Villiers has been plying his trade in various T20 franchise leagues. ©AFP” /> Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – South African star AB de Villiers is keen to make an international comeback at the Twenty20 World Cup this year, but admits there are no guarantees he will be picked. The batting maestro bowed out of representing his country in 2018, saying he was “tired” after a 14-year career during which he was hailed as one of the best players in the game. He then made himself available…

Bangladesh to play two Tests, one ODI and three T20Is in Pakistan

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1,880 total views, 42 views today COURTESY  ESPNcricinfo staff. Bangladesh will play two Tests, one ODI and three T20Is in Pakistan – though the matches will be split across three legs. There will be three T20Is played from January 24 to 27, all in Lahore. The first Test will take place in Rawalpindi from February 7 to 11 in the second leg, and Bangladesh will return in April to play a solitary ODI and the second Test, both in Karachi. The Pakistan Super League, also to be played in Pakistan in its…

South Africa looking for change of fortune in third Test against England

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1,524 total views, 25 views today South Africa’s captain needs some runs in Port Elizabeth although his teammates would also like him to win the toss. ©AFP” /> Port Elizabeth (South ]]> <![CDATA[ Africa) (AFP) – South African captain Faf du Plessis returns to one of his most productive venues, seeking a change of form and fortune in the third Test against England, starting at St George’s Park on Thursday. In six Tests at the ground where South Africa played their first Test match, against England in 1888/89, Du Plessis has scored…

Starc takes three as Australia dismiss India for 255 in first ODI

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1,070 total views, 2 views today =”Australia’s Ashton Agar took a smart catch to dismiss India’s Shikhar Dhawan for 74 in the first one-day international of their three-match series . ©AFP” /> Mumbai (AFP) – Paceman Mitchel Starc claimed three wickets Tuesday as Australia bowled out India for 255 despite opener Shikhar Dhawan’s 74 in their first one-day international. Starc struck early with the wicket of Rohit Sharma for 10 to put India on the backfoot after electing to bowl first at the start of the three-match series in Mumbai. Starc, who…

Qureshi stars as Maq Cricket59 comes to US

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810 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Chairman of Cricket Council (CCUSA) Mahmmad Qureshi starred with both bat and ball, as the first day of Maq Cricket59 to be played in the United States came off as a tremendous success. A good turn out was evident at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Boca Raton to witness the Maq Cricket59, which is a 59-ball encounter. Two matches were played on the day and Qureshi had scores of 44 and 18 and also grabbed two wickets for just 13 runs.…