No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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235 total views, 124 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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279 total views, 124 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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348 total views, 75 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 in…

Team registration hits the half-century mark

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5,509 total views, 46 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…

MAQ Cricket Stadium taking shape

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4,994 total views, 31 views today CHICAGO/USA – The Maq Cricket Stadium is nearing completion of its first phase in Hannover Chicago and will be ready for action come early July. In early April there will be an official ceremony commissioning the ground and then on the weekend of July 4, there will be action at the venue. At the moment most areas of the field are graded, the astroturf is already in place and soon the entire surface will be playable. Mahammad Qureshi the mastermind behind this project says that cricket…

PSL 2019 – PSL Schedule with all PSL 4 matches and schedule for all franchises

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5,819 total views, 16 views today he PSL schedule 2019 features 34 T20 matches to be played between six franchises. The Pakistan Super League 2019 edition, PSL 2019, is scheduled to take place from February 14th 2019 to March 17 2019. The tournament, which is officially labeled as ‘HBL PSL 2019’ and formally referred to as ‘PSL 4’, would kick off with the PSL opening ceremony being held in the UAE on February 14th. PSL Broadcasting Channels PSL 4 Live Coverage POLL: Who will win PSL 2019 Foreign Debutants in PSL 2019 The Pakistan…

Massive interest in USA Nationals

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4,459 total views, 1 views today MARGATE: Fl: There has been an unbelievable response by teams wanting to play at the 2019 MaqT10 USA Nationals, as 43 of them have already signed on to play the popular format.   This is the news coming out of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) headquarters in Margate. The tournament which takes place from April 26 to 28 will see a first prize of US$10,000. Mahammad Qureshi the chairman of CCUSA said that this year he is giving away a lot just for the development of cricket.…

Maq major influence in SXM set up

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3,990 total views, 1 views today ST. MAARTEN: Cricket is getting a shot in the arm in St. Maarten and Fort Lauderdale businessman Mahammad Qureshi has a great part to play in this effort. Chairman of the Cricket for Life committee in St. Maarten the former West Indies fast bowler Adam Sanford says that cricket on the Island will take a major leap forward when the Cricket 4 Life T20 tournament comes off at the Carib Lumber Ball Park at Red Rose Road from March 28 to 31. Qureshi will be a…

Cricket comes to life in St. Maarten

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5,444 total views, no views today PHILIPSBURG/ST. MAARTEN: Former West Indies fast bowler Adam Sanford has teamed up with Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) and will be bringing cricket to life in St. Maarten with the Cricket for Life T20 tournament. This exciting venture is expected to be played from March 28 to 31 at the Carib Lumber Ball Park in St. Maarten. Sanford who has formed the club Adam Sanford All-Stars will be the hosts of the tournament that is expected to see a number of top regional and American players…

CCUSA honors the life of Eggelletion

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2,818 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA on Tuesday honored the life of former Mayor of Lauderhill the Josephus Eggelletion who passed away last November after battling illness. At a function held at the Lauderhill City Lakes office, chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi presented the wife of Eggelletion, Carolyn Taylor, a 22 carat golden Eagle. According to Qureshi: “Joe will always live in our hearts for what he did to help bring cricket to Fort Lauderdale. He understood our vision and was right on board to make…