CEO, five other USA Cricket members served fresh lawsuits

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 6,947 total views,  226 views today USA Cricket has been rocked by a lawsuit, again. The litigation, what appears to be a coup, is stirred by plaintiffs Venu Pisike (Individual Director) and Srini Salver (Male Player Director) against fellow board members Suraj Vishvanathan (Individual Director), Ajith Bhaskar (Club Director), Sushil Nadkarni (League Director), Catherine Carlson (Independent Director), CEO Iain Higgins and board chairman Paraag Marathe over the alleged unlawful amendment of the constitution to relax the voting laws and the reappointment of Paraag Marathe as an independent director and chairman of USA Cricket. Click…

Bravo pays courtesy call on CCUSA chief

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 9,113 total views,  226 views today BOCA RATON/FL- USA: International T20 star Dwayne Bravo paid a courtesy call on the chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi earlier in the week at his Boca residence. Bravo fresh from representing the West Indies in the T20 series against Sri Lanka in Antigua, flew into Miami and decided to pay a courtesy call on Qureshi. The master administrator was happy with the visit. “It is always a pleasure when you are recognized by the players who have given so much to this great…

Qureshi’s upward curve continues 

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 23,318 total views,  217 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Zishawn Qureshi’s upward trend continues on Sunday as the right-hander struck a whirlwind 72 against Spartans in the GCCL T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. Qureshi led the effort for Coconut Creek as they won the clash by 28 runs and will now play BCC Ignite to determine who meets Toofan in the championship match. Qureshi, who has gained a wealth of experience playing with international stars at the US Open T20 tournament, made the going…

Rain kayoes President’s Cup

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 19,941 total views,  56 views today TAMPA/FL – USA: The weather forecast for this coming weekend is not favorable for cricket in Tampa and hence the inaugural MCL President’s Cup has been postponed. A directive sent out by the tournament committee at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) indicated that on Saturday there is a 60 percent chance of rain and on Sunday a 90 percent chance, hence a decision was taken to postpone the matches. The committee is expected to convene a meeting soon to reschedule the tournament at a time when the…

CCUSA on the move again

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 16,906 total views Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) continues to be the flag bearer for cricket in the United States and will host the President’s Cup in Tampa Florida this weekend. The Mahammad Qureshi-led cricket organization has become the sole body that has been working year-round in creating opportunities for cricketers. The President’s Cup comes on the heels of the US Open T20 cricket tournament that was held in December. In between these two tournaments, CCUSA has been hosting local matches at the Maq Stadium in Delray Beach. The President’s Cup this…

Zishawn looking forward to President’s Cup

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 10,373 total views,  1 views today MARGATE/FL- USA: All-rounder Zishawn Qureshi is looking forward to the inaugural MCL T20 President’s Cup which takes place in Orlando on February 13 and 14. Speaking to News925 Qureshi said: “I am really looking forward to this tournament because it is the next major tournament for me since playing at the US Open T20 in December. I am leading the Orlando Stars and looking forward to getting back out there in a seriously competitive environment. “I have been working on my fitness and really putting in…

Farooq now officially MCL Pakistan president 

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 7,559 total views,  2 views today LAHORE – Pakistan: Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Punjab for Sports and Youth Affairs in Pakistan Malik Omar Farooq was handed his appointment letter by Major Cricket League (MCL) Pakistan member Asif Shams as the Honorary President of the league. Chairman and CEO of MCL Mahammad Qureshi who resides in America directed members of MCL Pakistan to make the trip to meet with Farooq to deliver the letter of appointment. The contents of the letter sent by Qureshi read: “It is with great pleasure that…

USA Cricket’s Godfather celebrates his birthday today

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 7,161 total views,  2 views today DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: The man who has been dubbed the Godfather of cricket in America is celebrating his birthday today and instead of partying or pampering himself, he is out at the Maq Cricket Stadium working on the venue in order that they continue to stage matches there. Speaking to News925 he said that he has been administrating cricket for the past 21 years in America and he feels like a 21-year old. “I have been giving my time and money to cricket for the…

Farooq appointed Honorary MCL President

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 4,332 total views,  4 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN LAHORE – Pakistan: Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in Pakistan Malik Umar Farooq has been installed as the Honorary President of MCL Pakistan. This news was announced today by the Chairman and CEO of MCL Pakistan Mahammad Qureshi. Speaking from North Carolina Qureshi said: “It is with great pleasure that MCL Pakistan welcomes Malik Umar Farooq on board as the Honorary President of the organization. “This organization intends to work through sports to serve Pakistan and help build…

Maq gives boost to Pakistan cricket

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 8,497 total views,  1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi is providing a boost to Pakistan cricket by hosting the Maq Cricket League (MCL) Pakistan T20 tournament in Pakistan from April 5 to 11. This was revealed by the Cricket Management Group (CMG) who will be responsible for staging the tournament with the endorsement of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA). The tournament carries a winning purse of Rupees one million and five teams will be battling for the coveted title. CMG has put together the Karachi Sharks, Lahore Lions, Peshwar…