Maq turns back the years

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2,408 total views, no views today TRADEWINDS/FL – USA: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi turned back the clock when he showed up at the Tradewinds Park, leading his team Atlantic to victory over Caribbean Internationals by three wickets in the South Florida Premier league. Batting first, Caribbean Internationals made 121/5 off their 20 overs. Leading the way was Malcolm Fisher who scored 51 runs with the help of six fours and two sixes. Caribbean Internationals lost four early wickets, reaching 44/4 before Terry Mills joined Fisher. Mills ended…

Qureshi stars in Tampa

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4,248 total views, no views today TAMPA/FL – USA: All rounder Zishawn Qureshi was in great form on Saturday, as he led his team Rebels to a 26-run win over the Tampa Bay Legends in the latest round of matches in the Tampa league in the US. The US All Stars captain had a major role in his team’s comfortable win, as they defended a score of 137, bowling out Tampa Bay Legends for 111 with three balls to spare. Qureshi was named the joint man of the match with Muneer…

Only the fittest will survive

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5,009 total views, no views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Many people come around cricket in the United States but when the heat is on, the boys get separated from the men. The belief of chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi who has been plugging along for over a decade in trying to bring cricket in America into relevance.  The Fort Lauderdale businessman who has spent millions in promoting the sport says that what America needs is cricket administrators who are willing to show belly and fight a good fight, to bring…

Parnell, Cheema, Badree the stars for US All Stars

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7,275 total views, no views today MARGATE/FL USA: South African Wayne Waleed Parnell was the star of the show with the bat, as the US All Stars again gave a good showing at the US Open T20 tournament. The left hander was the topscorer in the tournament which was won by the California Bears. His exploits helped his team to reach the semi-finals, where they narrowly lost to the defending champions the Somerset Cavaliers. US All Stars romped to the semis by easily winning their four preliminary round matches. Led admirably…

Jackson V supports US Open T20

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6,015 total views, 1 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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4,610 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…

US Open T20 gets ICC approval

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3,112 total views, 1 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 needed…

Daddy’s Grill taste at US Open T20

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3,361 total views, no views today As a mark of celebration for all cultures at the 10th Edition of the US Open T20 tournament, Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) will have food from different countries available to those attending. One of the first food trucks to sign on board is Daddy’s Grill Food Truck and they will be present at the US Open T20 on December 12, 13, 14 and 16, to give fans and players a taste of their sumptuous dishes. Owner Ayan Molina Garcia owner of Daddy’s Grill Food Truck…

What’s sleep when cricket needs you

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751 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – He sends out messages to his contacts at 2am and then normally is chatting at around 4am as well. In between he catches something call sleep. This is the life of cricket administrator and businessman Mahammad Qureshi. His work in the development of cricket is on par with the best in the business and even surpasses them at times. With the 2018 US Open T20 tournament approaching, Qureshi has been burning the proverbial midnight oil. He has been flying around the United States, meeting…

Qureshi launches $160M cricket fund

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4,944 total views, no views today VINODE MAMCHAN Cricket administrator and businessman, Muhammad Qureshi is taking cricket to another level, as he is now launching a US$160M-Dollar Fund to assist cricket teams in the United States to develop into professional units. Qureshi, who has spent over US$22M in cricket development through his US Open T20, as well as a cricket academy and other cricket sponsorship, has  teamed up with Richard Mahee, president of Mahvrick to build a financing platform with its primary lenders which have provided $1+ Billion in funding secured…