Samuel Badree creates world record at US OPEN Cricket

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68 total views, 26 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 wickets…

Ali Khan: US Open made me somebody

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513 total views, 26 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 Qureshi…

Youths in the spotlight at US Open T20

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1,473 total views, 26 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, Trinidad…

Jackson V supports US Open T20

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2,011 total views, 4 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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1,828 total views, 3 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 this…

Parnell on board US Open

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957 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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1,028 total views, 2 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…

Timmins lauds Qureshi for great work

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913 total views, 1 views today FORT LAUDERDALE: Andre Timmins co-founder and director of Wizcraft, India’s biggest event planning company, has lauded chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi for his work in cricket. Qureshi who has spent millions in developing cricket in the United States will be hosting the 10th Edition of his very popular Timmins tournament from December 12 to 16 at the Central Broward Regional Park. Timmins speaking about the upcoming event said : “This is really a wonderful effort by Maq and I want to sincerely congratulate…

CCUSA honours the life of fallen Eggelletion

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1,811 total views, no views today MARGATE/FL – Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) will honour fallen Broward politician Josephus Eggelletion, for his contribution to the sport of cricket in Florida. The man who became the county’s first African-American mayor died Wednesday at the age of 69. Eggelletion, a graduate of Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Florida A&M University, was one of Broward’s longest-serving black elected officials. He served on the county commission, on the Lauderdale Lakes City Commission and in the state Legislature. CCUSA president Mahammad Qureshi remembers that Eggelletion…

Star-studded clash on MaqTV Caribbean Saturday

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3,593 total views, no views today There will be a star-studded T20 clash on Maqtv on Saturday evening from 5.30pm Eastern time, as a charity clash at the Queen’s Park Oval will bowl off a new content project for Maqtv called Maqtv Caribbean. As Trinidad and Tobago grapples with fresh flooding across the Southland, the nation’s top cricketers are hoping for good weather, so that they can take to the field to raise funds of those affected. Two weeks ago, massive flooding affected citizens and many of them lost all their…