Here comes USA League Championship

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2,356 total views, 43 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has done it again, bringing on yet another tournament in the United States. This time chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi in collaboration with president of the Midwest Cricket League Shiraz Najam have decided to bring on stream the USA League MaqT20 championship. This tournament which will pit the best players from around the country, representing their leagues and will be played at the Maq Stadium in Chicago from July 4 to 7.

Qureshi announced on CPL draft

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2,411 total views, 43 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: All rounder Zishawn Qureshi has been announced on the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 draft. Qureshi is one of 13 players from America who have registered in the draft and will be available for any of the six franchises when the draft takes place later this month in London. Qureshi recently led the US All Stars to the USA Nationals T10 title. Included in the draft is the popular Ali Khan who was a standout player for the champions Trinbago Knight…

Lady Cricketers Headed To Atlanta, Georgia

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2,628 total views, 7 views today By John L. Aaron The 7th Annual Georgia Women Cricket Association (GWCA) Women’s MAQ T20 Cricket Tournament is all set for Atlanta, Georgia this Memorial Day Weekend. The two-day – May 25-26 – tournament will see six teams in contention for the 2019 championship title. Defending champions Atlanta Pearls will join the West Portland S.C. from Jamaica, Tampa Sunrisers C.C., Triangle Cricket League Women Top Guns C.C., Lady Strykers C.C., and the last tournament’s runner-up Atlantis Cricket Club – NY, in the premier USA women’s tournament.…

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,…

No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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6,360 total views, 1 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 eve…

Players are not machines: Arthur

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5,553 total views, 1 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 final…

Priceless experience for USA bowlers

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4,100 total views, no views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The United States cricket team, in the UAE, got a great opportunity to rub shoulders with one of the top international outfits, Australia, when their bowlers rolled their arms to Australia batsmen at practice nets in Sharjah. The official Facebook page of the USA team shared photos of their bowling unit which went to Sharjah on the invitation of the Australian Cricket Team. On the occasion, the USA bowlers also talked with the Australian team management. The USA cricket team are…

Team registration hits the half-century mark

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7,666 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: In a record move, over 50 teams have registered for the MaqT10, USA National championships that will bowl off from April 26 to 28 at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale. Checks with Cricket Council USA (CCUSA), the parent body for the tournament, revealed that as of February 21, a total of 51 teams were already on the roster. Chairman of CCUSA, Mahammad Qureshi said he was very happy with the work done by his team of professionals at CCUSA and…