Badree tops the bowling at US Open

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5,745 total views, 1 views today LAUDERHILL/US – Windies leg-spinner Samuel Badree topped the bowling at the recently concluded US Open T20 tournament in Fort Lauderdale. Badree playing for the US All-Stars in the 10th edition of the tournament, collected 15 wickets, including a record beavertrick. He ended with an average of 4.93 and an impressive economy rate of 4.15 runs per over. Second in the standings with fellow Trinidadian Akeal Hosein, who also took 15 scalps. The left-arm orthodox spinner collected 15 wickets at an average of 7.8 and an economy…

9.5 million viewed US Open T20

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4,684 total views, no views today MARGATE – FL: A total of 9.5 million viewers enjoyed the 2018 US Open T20 tournament that was staged at the Central Broward Regional Park and aired on MaqTv.    Mere days after the event ended on Monday, December 17th the statistics on viewership came out and it was recorded at 9.5 million. The 10th edition of the tournament attracted tremendous interest from cricket fans around the world, as a number of top T20 practitioners from around the globe came to Lauderhill for the event. …

Maq promises great year ahead for US cricket

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4,351 total views, 1 views today Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Ahmed Qureshi (MAQ) has promised that 2019 will be a great year for cricket in the United States. Qureshi, who is known as the Godfather of cricket in the US has been working decades in trying to bring US cricket up to an acceptable level. The Fort Lauderdale businessman has spent a fortune in cricket development and his organisation CCUSA has done a lot of work, much to the benefit of cricketers from the US. Qureshi, in his New…

Maq’s gift to American cricketers

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4,641 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – Known as the Godfather of American cricket, administrator Mahammad Qureshi is giving the country’s cricketers a gift in 2019 when the USA National Championship MaqT10 tournament that is carded for April 26 to 28 at the Central Broward cricket ground is played off. All the cricketers have to walk with his their gears as everything else is being sponsored by Qureshi for the 2019 tournament. The tournament which involves only cricketers from America will be played as a three-day affair with teams from the…

The US Open T20 Champion – An Interview With Navin Stewart

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5,427 total views, no views today 2018 has been a great year for the development of cricket in America. The national team successfully achieved promotion Division 3 in the ICC World Cricket League, and most recently, the Central Broward cricket ground in Fort Lauderdale hosted the tenth edition of the US Open T20 league. The US Open isn’t exactly a well-known T20 league, if you were to compare it to some of the much more high-profile events like the IPL, BBL, PSL, CPL, and Vitality Blast. However, this event has not…

T&T teams finish second at US Open

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4,493 total views, no views today Youth teams from T&T did the country proud when they made the finals of the Youth US Open T20 tournament in both the Under-17 and Under-15 categories, only to fall at the final hurdle at the Central Broward Regional Park on Monday night. The T&T Secondary Schools U-17 team and the Kumar Rampat Cricket Academy U-15 squad both visited the tournament for the first time and reached the finals at the Central Broward Regional Park. The KRCA was drawn to play the Washington Future Stars…

California Bears crowned US Open champions

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4,674 total views, no views today LAUDERHILL/USA: California Bears are the new champions of the US Open T20 tournament, as they defeated Somerset Caviliers in the finals of the tournament on Sunday at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill. In front of a good crowd Bears ran away two-run winners to send the defending champions Somerset Cavaliers away a sad lot. Batting first California Bears made 145 for nine off their 20 overs. After losing a number of quick wickets the veteran Shazan Babwah brought them back into the match…

Samuel Badree creates world record at US OPEN Cricket

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4,253 total views, no 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…

Ali Khan: US Open made me somebody

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3,879 total views, no 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…

Youths in the spotlight at US Open T20

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3,814 total views, 1 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…