Massive response to US Open T20.

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3,228 total views, 26 views today QUEEN’S/ NEW YORK: USA – There has been an overwhelming response by teams that want to take part in the 11th US Open T20 tournament which takes place in Fort Lauderdale from December 18 to 23. The most popular T20 tournament in North America has seen some of the world’s best T20 players participate and teams have been lining up to come in for the latest edition, since registration opened recently. At the moment the count is 56 the number of teams that have registered online…

CCUSA brings 2 billion dollars investment.

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3,706 total views, 27 views today Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has done it again with an injection of US$2B into the development of cricket. This was announced by chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi during his address to the gathering at the US Hall of Fame function on Saturday night at Queens in New York. The successful businessman has partnered with Burkhiya Sports Group to develop cricket in America, Canada, Pakistan and the West Indies. This injection will come in the form of the newest format of the game called…

CCUSA’s Najam inducted into Hall of Fame.

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4,022 total views, 27 views today Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) member Sharaz Najam was inducted into the 2019 US Cricket Hall of Fame on Saturday night at a gala event hosted by the association at Anjum’s in Queens Village New York. Najam who is president of Midwest Cricket Council (MCC) was a popular choice among the Hall of Fame for the work he has done in developing cricket in the Chicago region. The Pakistani-born businessman was very happy to be bestowed the honor and said it was a tremendous privilege. “I am…

Caribbean people warms to Qureshi

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2,643 total views, 17 views today QUEENS/NEW YORK: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi was well received by a large gathering of West Indian nationals at the 38th US Cricket Hall of Fame programme in Queens United States on Saturday night. The businessman and cricket administrator received rapturous applause when he was introduced as a true friend of Caribbean cricket and a master administrator in the United States. Qureshi was praised for his substantial investment in cricket in the US, where he has spent around 20 million in the development…

Zishawn Qureshi grabbed six wickets in two matches and also scored a rapid 34.

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1,768 total views, 8 views today US All Stars skipper in prime form With the 2019 US Open T20 tournament just a few months away, skipper of the US All Stars team Zishawn Qureshi has been warming up for the major tournament with some excellent performances. The all-rounder recently turned out for Kentucky Cricket Club in the Louisville Majors cricket league and grabbed six wickets in two matches. In the first match against Louisville CC, Qureshi was at his best for his team, as he grabbed 3/16 off four overs. Louisville was…

St. Maarten Cricket Association president Dwayne Elgin with his fiancee Natacha Montero Bartolo relaxes the day after the Nagico T20.

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1,772 total views, no views today Elgin points the way forward for St. Maarten The future of cricket in St. Maarten is bright so says president of the St. Maarten Cricket Association, Dwayne Elgin. The businessman who has taken cricket on the Island to massive strides in recent times said he was looking to take cricket to the position where more and more cricketers came come out of his jurisdiction and not only play for the Leeward Islands but West Indies. At the moment the most celebrated cricketer coming from St.…

King Cobra rules in Chicago

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3,458 total views, no views today SKOKIE/ CHICAGO – USA: King Cobra’s defeated Green Mamba in the finals of the 2019 Chicago Cup after a brilliant 99 from Jay Desai. The classy right-hander was in perfect form and was harsh on all the bowlers. Chasing 143 runs to win the trophy, King Cobra reached their target at 144 for one in 16.1 overs. Desai in his brutal display needed just 54 balls and ended the match with a massive six down the ground. He slapped three fours and 10 sixes. With…

Qureshi adds his class to Chicago Cup

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3,231 total views, 2 views today SKOKIE/CHICAGO- USA: All-rounder Zishawn Qureshi showed that the experience gained at the recent Global T20 in Canada did not go to waste, as he impressed at the 2019 Chicago Cup. His best performance in the tournament was 4/25 playing for Green Mamba against Pythons at Washington Park. Using his guile to good effect he was able to cripple the Pythons’ batting and lead his team to victory. In the game, two brilliant catches were nabbed by the chairman of Cricket Council USA, Mahammad Qureshi. One in…

Island TV to show US Open T20

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7,951 total views, 5 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: In a historic move, Island TV will show the popular US Open T20 tournament this year. Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi and Fred Bilard inked a deal whereby Island TV will take the coverage to 17 countries, 16 in the Caribbean and one in America. The 16 Caribbean countries include Barbados, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Antigua, Martinique, Guadeloupe,  Haiti, Turks and Caicos, Cayman Islands, Dominica, St. Vincent, Anguilla, Bahamas and the Virgin Islands. The production will be done by…

Excitement mounts as Chicago Cup nears

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3,993 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: With just days to go before the start of the 2019 Chicago Cup excitement is mounting among players of the eight teams. The tournament bowls off in earnest on Saturday at Washington Park in Chicago at 10 am with four matches taking place simultaneously. The official opening will take place at 9 am at the Park with officials meeting the players. President of Midwest Cricket Council (MCC) Shiraz Najam says that all is in place for the opening of the ninth edition. “We…