Wallace stars for Myrtle

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135 total views, no views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Garvin Wallace took the spotlight on Friday evening at the Central Broward Regional Park, when they defeated Milton by nine wickets in the MaqT10 USA Nationals. Wallace was devastating with the ball taking four wickets for 10 runs, the best figures of the 2019 event, as Milton batting first made just 45 for nine wickets off eight overs. Omari Williams was also good and nabbed 2/13. Wallace then struck a hard hit 23 not out and together with Jervel Glenn 19, they…

London comes back calling

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575 total views, no views today London United Cricket Club stormed back into contention for a place in the knockout stage of the 2019 MaqT10 USA Nationals when they defeated Royal Shields by 29 runs in the fourth match of the tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park, Friday. After losing their first game to Atlantic Cricket Club in the morning, the Londoners knew that another loss would see them exit the tournament at the first stage. Batting first they got 36 from captain Mehran Khan to reach 102 for five…

Qureshi takes All Stars to victory

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676 total views, no views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: All rounder Zishawn Qureshi was in brilliant form with both bat and ball, as he took his team the US All Stars to a seven-wicket victory over UCT in match number three of the MaqT10 USA Championships at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale Friday. After easily defeating Decan in their first game by 75 runs, the US All Stars restricted UCT to 66/9 off their 10 overs. UCT got off to a good start reaching 29 without loss when…

Younus slams 86 in losing cause

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1,649 total views, 1 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Cameron Younus was in brilliant form striking 86 but he still could not help his team London United overcome a spirited Atlantic Cricket Club in match number two of the MAQT10 USA Nationals at the Central Broward Regional Park on Friday. Younus needed only 38 balls to strike 86 but the other batsmen on his team struggled, as they could only muster 110 for three off their 20 overs. Younus was brutal and struck three sixes and 12 fours. When Atlantic responded, they…

US All Stars make winning start to T10

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1,395 total views, 1 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Favourites US All Stars sent an early warning to other teams at the MAQT10 USA Nationals when they thumped Decan Cricket Club by 75 runs in the opening match at the Central Broward Regional Park on Friday. Batting first, the US All Stars made 157 for four off 10 overs with Canadian batting stalwart Rizwan Cheema slapping 62 off 20 balls with seven sixes and five fours. Also among the runs were Shaheer Hasan 20 and skipper Zishawn Qureshi 17. When Decan went…

One man standing – MAQ

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2,445 total views, 1 views today When everyone looked away and looked at their own purses to ensure that they were safe, one man stood in the cold, braving the harsh reality which is politics in cricket administration to make sure that the game of cricket survived in his adopted land. Two years ago, when the International Cricket Council (ICC) gave USACA their march orders, cricketers from America went into panic mode. The offices of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) located at Atlantic Boulevard in Margate was inundated with calls from desperate men,…

16 teams in line for glory

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2,247 total views, no views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: A total of 16 teams will vie for honors when the 2019 MaqT10 USA Nationals bowls off at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale on April 26. Over 50 teams had registered for the event, looking to be the second winners of the T10 format after Washington Tigers took the inaugural title in 2018, however, organizers Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) could not have accommodated more than 16 teams at this point in time. The 16 teams that will compete will…

No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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6,359 total views, no views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has said that they were ready for the challenge in the one day series against Australia. He however added that no particular Australia player was considered a threat. “One or two players can change the course of the game in a Twenty20 game however in an ODI match, a number of players have to chip in. The bowling unit has to be on top of its game to dislodge the opposition batsmen”, Shoaib Malik said on the…

Players are not machines: Arthur

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5,552 total views, no views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The head coach of Pakistan Cricket team, Mickey Arthur has defended the decision to rest a few seasoned Pakistan players during the 5-match ODI series against Australia, starting from March 22nd. “We have been on the road since the second week of September and players are not machines. It will be good to rest them instead of increasing the risk of injuries before the World Cup”, Mickey Arthur “Our (Pakistan’s) World Cup squad is more or less settled however just a…

FICA expresses grief over Christchurch tragedy

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3,233 total views, no views today Muhammad Asif Khan Karachi: Along with the entire world, the Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) has also condemned and expressed grief over deadly incidents at two mosques in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch this morning. “FICA, on behalf of its members and cricketers around the world, sends its prayers and sympathies to the people of Christchurch following today’s horrendous attacks”, FICA said “The global cricket community was shocked to hear that the Bangladesh cricket team was so close to the incident. The FICA has…