MAQ T10 registration opens

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1,208 total views, 10 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: The popular Maq T10 USA Nationals will be played from April 17 to 19 at the Central Broward Regional Cricket Stadium and the Maq Cricket Stadium in Florida USA. The popular tournament which is hosted by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is in its fourth year and is now looked upon as the fastest most exciting version to hit the United States. Teams have already been contacting CCUSA offices since the start of the year and now registration is open. Those interested can log…

Somerset Cavaliers win the 11th US Open T-20 Cricket Title in a dominant fashion

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741 total views, no views today The winners of the 11th edition of US Open T-20 Cricket exhibited great cricketing skills and entertained the cricket fans throughout the tournament. In their first match against Nepali Rhinos CC, Somerset restricted NRCC to a modest total of 78 for the loss of 8 wickets in 10 overs after winning the toss and choosing to field first. Unpleasantly, for NRCC only Sagar Pant and Shuja Naqvi managed to score double figures where the former contributed 25 runs off 14 balls (1 four and 2…

Bangladesh appoint Gibson as new pace bowling coach

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509 total views, no views today “Ottis Gibson has enjoyed two successful stints as bowling coach with England and has served as head coach of the West Indies and South Africa. ©AFP” /> ]]> <![CDATA[ Dhaka (AFP) – Bangladesh have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new pace bowling coach, replacing South African Charl Langeveldt who resigned in December. The 50-year old former West Indies fast bowler signed a two-year agreement, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said in a statement late Tuesday. Gibson, who has enjoyed two successful stints as bowling coach with…

Qureshi does it again

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474 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/FL -USA: As if he has not done enough for the development of cricket in the United States, Mahammad Qureshi has continued his goodwill by opening up his private cricket ground, the Maq Cricket Stadium in Boca to the public free of charge. The successful businessman who is also chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is calling on all cricket enthusiasts to show up at the facility to play the game and train at the nets all free of charge. Whilst other venues use…

Injured Dhawan out of India’s ODI, T20 squad for New Zealand tour

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1,022 total views, no views today “Shikhar Dhawan picked up his injury during the victorious third ODI with Australia. ©AFP” /> New Delhi (AFP) – Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of India’s limited-overs teams for their tour of New Zealand after injuring his shoulder in their series-clinching one-day international with Australia, the country’s cricket board said Tuesday. Opening batsman Dhawan, who hurt this left shoulder while fielding in Sunday’s seven-wicket victory in Bangalore, will be replaced by youngster Prithvi Shaw in the 16-man one-day international squad. Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson will…

England confident ahead of fourth Test against South Africa

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764 total views, no views today “England’s Joe Root (L) and England’s Ollie Pope during the fifth day of the third Test. ©AFP” /> Johannesburg (AFP) – England, fresh from their crushing defeat of South Africa in the third Test, are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match starting Friday. South Africa are still struggling to come to terms with the magnitude of the innings defeat in Port Elizabeth that handed England an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the series. Their bowling attack’s failure to…

Women get a taste of Maq Cricket59

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2,208 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: No one would be left out is the word coming from chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi and women cricketers will now get a chance to play Maq Cricket59 from March 13 to 15 at the Maq Cricket Stadium and the Central Broward Regional Park. Called the Women Champions League, interested players can register now at www.cricket59.com. The cost of registering for this event is $10 and you pay a further $10 to play. You will be provided with…

Ali Khan, Qureshis score heavily

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1,679 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Trinbago Knight Riders and USA star player Muhammad Ali Khan has taken to the Maq Cricket59 and slapped 85 runs on Saturday playing for the Blues at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Boca Raton, USA. Ali Khan has flown in from Ohio just to sample the Maq Cricket59 and enjoyed his time with the bat hitting many boundaries. In fact, he made merry with 11 sixes and one four as the bowlers from the Reds team had no answer to him.…

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

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2,399 total views, no 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…

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

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1,223 total views, no 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…