The US Open T20 Champion – An Interview With Navin Stewart

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5,398 total views, no views today 2018 has been a great year for the development of cricket in America. The national team successfully achieved promotion Division 3 in the ICC World Cricket League, and most recently, the Central Broward cricket ground in Fort Lauderdale hosted the tenth edition of the US Open T20 league. The US Open isn’t exactly a well-known T20 league, if you were to compare it to some of the much more high-profile events like the IPL, BBL, PSL, CPL, and Vitality Blast. However, this event has not…

T&T teams finish second at US Open

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4,461 total views, no views today Youth teams from T&T did the country proud when they made the finals of the Youth US Open T20 tournament in both the Under-17 and Under-15 categories, only to fall at the final hurdle at the Central Broward Regional Park on Monday night. The T&T Secondary Schools U-17 team and the Kumar Rampat Cricket Academy U-15 squad both visited the tournament for the first time and reached the finals at the Central Broward Regional Park. The KRCA was drawn to play the Washington Future Stars…

California Bears crowned US Open champions

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4,642 total views, no views today LAUDERHILL/USA: California Bears are the new champions of the US Open T20 tournament, as they defeated Somerset Caviliers in the finals of the tournament on Sunday at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill. In front of a good crowd Bears ran away two-run winners to send the defending champions Somerset Cavaliers away a sad lot. Batting first California Bears made 145 for nine off their 20 overs. After losing a number of quick wickets the veteran Shazan Babwah brought them back into the match…

Samuel Badree creates world record at US OPEN Cricket

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4,234 total views, no views today VINODE MAMCHAN:T&T leg-spinner Samuel Badree created a world record by becoming the first bowler to take a beaver-trick in T20 franchise cricket, when he decimated UCT, UAE in the opening match of the 10th US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill. Playing for the US All Stars Badree snared his best ever T20 figures in getting 6/17 off his four overs, leading his team to an eight-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates outfit. Batting first the UAE lost two…

Ali Khan: US Open made me somebody

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3,860 total views, no views today LAUDERHILL/USA: Fast bowling star Muhammad Ali Khan says that his entry into the US Open T20 tournament back in 2013 changed his life and has him where he is today, in terms of a successful cricket career. Ali Khan who starred for the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) at the 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament was present at the official pre-tournament press conference in Lauderhill, USA on Monday and spoke of his journey under the hand of chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad…

Youths in the spotlight at US Open T20

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3,700 total views, no views today here will be a parade of young talent at the upcoming Youth US Open T20 tournament as a total of 10 teams will be taking part in two categories. There will be action in the U-17 age group and also in the U-14 age group. Action in the youth event begins on December 15 at the Brian Picolo Park, as well as the Stadium field at the Central Broward Regional Park. The five teams taking part in the U-17 category are Ontario Greens from Canada,…

Jackson V supports US Open T20

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5,437 total views, 33 views today FORT LAUDERDALE: Known for making many fans the world over happy over their wonderful and captivating music, little do people know that the Jackson V loves cricket. Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi was a specially invited guest by the group to meet up at the Riptide Music festival at Fort Lauderdale Beach on Friday night. Qureshi took along with him US cricketer Zishawn Qureshi his son, CCUSA operations manager Sofian Qamar his son in law and CCUSA media manager Vinode Mamchan. Qureshi and…

DSport to air US Open T20

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4,586 total views, no views today LAUDERHILL, USA: Indian sports television network Discovery Communications through their frequency DSport will air the 2018 US Open T20 tournament ‘live’ in India. This was the word from CEO and co-founder of US Open T20, Mahammad Qureshi. He said the December 12 to 16 tournament, which has attracted some of the top names in the T20 fraternity will now be available to the viewers not only in India but across the subcontinent. Discovery has a strong reputation for nourishing audiences on a global scale and…

Parnell on board US Open

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1,108 total views, 1 views today South African allrounder Wayne Waleed Parnell has signed on to play at the upcoming 10th Edition of the US Open Cricket tournament, this according to captain of the US All Stars Zishawn Qureshi. The left arm spinner Qureshi said he expects great things from Parnell who has been travelling the world showcasing his talent in various T20 leagues. “We are happy with the acquisition of Parnell, who I think will bring a lot to the US Open T20 tournament. He has been a standout player in…

US Open T20 gets ICC approval

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3,081 total views, no views today MARGATE/FL: The 10th Edition of the US Open T20 cricket tournament has been approved by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Director at CCUSA Amin Markatia revealed on Sunday that all approvals for the tournament have been granted by the controlling body for the tournament that will be played from December 12 to 16 at the ICC approved Central Broward Regional Park. USA Cricket project manager Eric Parthen informed CCUSA owners of the US Open T20 tournament that all is well in terms of the requirements…