CCUSA’s strong partnerships solidify cricket development in the US

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1,837 total views, no views today In 2016, CCUSA continued its successful streak of expanding its business network for further development of the game of cricket in the US. One of the main highlights was that Mr. Dave Cameron, the president of the West Indies Cricket Board, partnered up with CCUSA to promote and develop cricket in the US. This certainly cemented CCUSA’s position as the most dedicated sport management company committed to its vision of promoting the sport. In addition, Plantation Middle School announced a new partnership with Cricket Council…

‘He’s a bit of a freak’ – England’s Stokes torments New Zealand once again

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3,837 total views, 14 views today “Ben Stokes’s half-century lifted England on the opening day . ©AFP” /> Mount Maunganui (New Zealand) (AFP) – New Zealand targeted the wicket of “freak” Ben Stokes on Thursday as they battle to get back into the first Test against England at Mount Maunganui. The honours were even when the New Zealand-born Stokes went to the middle just before tea on day one with England 120 for three. But by stumps, with Stokes in imperious form, the score had doubled and England will resume on Friday…

Australia skittle Pakistan to seize control at the Gabba

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3,256 total views, 7 views today “Australia’s fast bowlers including Josh Hazlewood (C) dominated proceedings on day one. ©AFP” /> Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Australia seized the advantage on the opening day of the first Test when they bowled Pakistan out for 240 just before stumps at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday. After the visitors resisted stubbornly in the first session, reaching 57 for no wicket at lunch, pace trio Mitchell Starc (4-52), Josh Hazlewood (2-46) and Pat Cummins (3-60) tore through the Pakistan batting order to put the hosts in…

US Open T-20 2017, an interesting cricketing affair

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995 total views, no views today The 9th edition of US Open T-20 cricket tournament held in 2017 proved to be a game changer in the cricketing world, reaching out to global audiences via diverse media platforms courtesy of CCUSA’s hard work in promoting the game. Below are some interesting facts about the 9th edition: US Open T20 tournament had live global coverage for the first time in 2017; It was aired live globally with a joint effort of MaqTV, Voice of America (VOA) and Trinidad and Tobago Entertainment Network (TTEN).…

Smith has no problem with short ban for ball-tamperer Pooran

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2,420 total views, no views today Steve Smith will on Thursday play in his first home Test since his ball-tampering ban. ©AFP” /> Brisbane (Australia or four Twenty20 internationals for “changing the condition of the ball” in a one-day match against Afghanistan in India. Smith and David Warner were exiled by Cricket Australia for a year, while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months, for their part in a plot to use sandpaper to alter the ball during a Test against South Africa last year. Smith said he had no issues…

Cricket umpiring ‘extremely challenging’ in high-tech era, says Taufel

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1,545 total views, no views today “Former cricket umpire Simon Taufel says technology is making the job increasingly difficult . ©AFP” /> New Delhi (AFP) – Umpiring cricket matches has become increasingly difficult because of the technology now monitoring play, according to former top match official Simon Taufel. With dozens of cameras and other technology ready to expose mistakes, the pressure is on the officials who make the crucial calls, said the 48-year-old Australian. “It can be extremely challenging obviously, if it would be easy everyone would be doing it.It’s all…

10th edition of US Open T20 breaks numerous records

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1,554 total views, no views today The 10th edition of US Open T20 cricket 2018 organized by CCUSA was a remarkable one as over 1000 cricket players entered the 2018 US Open Cricket tournament’s draft and 20 teams registered for the event. Moreover, the draft was watched by over 1.7 million people worldwide via online platforms whereas the event attracted about 9.5 million viewers globally on MAQTV. These numbers proved the tremendous growth and popularity of US Open Cricket in 2018 which support the impeccable efforts of Mahammad Ahmed Qureshi and…

US Open T20 draft set for November 26

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572 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/FL: The 2019 US Open T20 draft will take place on November 26 at Boca Raton Fort Lauderdale, USA. This is the news coming from chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi. According to Qureshi: “We have gotten over 800 players from all over the world signed on for the draft and we have decided that we will stage the draft ‘live’ from Boca Raton on November 26.” A number of cricketers from T&T have signed up for the draft and are expecting…

CCUSA enters into a historic partnership with famous PSL franchise: Multan Sultans

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1,403 total views, no views today Marking its 20 th Anniversary this year, Cricket Council USA entered into a historic partnership with the highly renowned Pakistan Super League Franchise: Multan Sultans co-owned by Ali Khan Tareen. Dedicated to its vision of promoting cricket in the US and worldwide, CCUSA and Multan Sultans signed a Memorandum of Understanding where Multan Sultans will participate with its six emerging players in the highly successful and popular US Open T-20 Cricket Tournament held annually in Florida, USA. Whereas, CCUSA will send its USA All Stars…

England’s Anderson making progress in injury comeback

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1,657 total views, no views today “England’s James Anderson is making progress in his recovery from injury. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – England pace bowler James Anderson has revealed he is “progressing nicely” as he steps up his return from a calf injury. Anderson only bowled four overs in the first Ashes Test against Australia earlier this year before suffering the injury. England’s all-time leading wicket-taker missed the rest of the Ashes and remains sidelined for the current tour of New Zealand. But on Friday the Lancashire star tweeted a video…