US All Stars make winning start to T10

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1,548 total views, no 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…

One man standing – MAQ

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2,525 total views, no 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…

No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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6,437 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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5,615 total views, 3 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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4,118 total views, 1 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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7,691 total views, no 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…

MAQ Cricket Stadium taking shape

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6,603 total views, no 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…

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

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6,663 total views, no 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…

Massive interest in USA Nationals

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4,522 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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4,078 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…