CCUSA appoints new Sponsorship Project Manager

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 2,446 total views,  905 views today MARGATE/FL: USA – Cricket Council USA continues to prepare for the upcoming US Open T20 cricket tournament and has appointed a new sponsorship project manager in the form of Douglas Haase and he will go to work immediately with the 2020 tournament in mind. This was revealed by the chairman and CEO of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi. “We have appointed Douglas Haase as our new sponsorship project manager and he will go to work in getting sponsorship for our very popular marquee tournament the US Open T20…

CCUSA Appoints new Regional Project Manager

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 4,397 total views,  904 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has appointed a new project manager for regional development in the form of the experienced Vishwa Gaddamanugu. This was announced on Friday morning by chairman and CEO of CCUSA, Mahammad Qureshi. CCUSA is the umbrella body for eight cricket regions in the US and chairman Qureshi wants to ensure that cricket continues to grow in all the regions. Speaking to 925 News Qureshi said: “We have decided to appoint Vishwa Gaddamanugu as our project manager for regional development…

How USA’s Ali Khan got to the IPL (with a little help from Dwayne Bravo)

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 8,739 total views,  870 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.espncricinfo.com/ Five days after his 28th birthday in December 2018, Ali Khan was sitting on the front steps of a Florida mansion known as the Cricketplex Resort, sobbing. Minutes earlier, Khan and three friends – Maq Qureshi, Shawn Qureshi, and former Pakistan Test batsman Faisal Iqbal – had been watching the IPL auction on a giant plasma screen with climactic excitement. After waking up at 5am for the auction coverage from Jaipur, Khan and his pals had waited more than four hours for the moment his…

CCUSA produces 1st IPL player

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 15,892 total views,  778 views today “This young player from Ohio came to me some years ago and asked me to play at the US Open T20 tournament because he was not getting opportunities. We welcomed him into the fold and today he is now lined up to play at the prestigious Indian Premier League (IPL).” The words of chairman and founder of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Muhammad Qureshi speaking about Mahammad Ali Khan. For the first time in history, the IPL will see participation by an American cricketer after Kolkata Knight…

MCL T10 get off to great start

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 45,499 total views,  2 views today DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: The inaugural MCL T10 got off to a rousing starting on Sunday at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Delray Beach, USA. The tournament being held by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) to bring cricketers back unto the field, after Covid 19 struck down the game, involved four teams and the level of entertainment was up to par. In the end, Broward Cricket Club walked away with two wins, defeating the Maq All Stars and Local Orlando Stars. In their first game, they came…

MCL T10 bowls off Sunday

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 47,314 total views BOCA RATON/FL – USA: The inaugural MLC Maq Cup will bowl off on August 15 at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Delray Beach, South Florida. This is the news coming out of CCUSA headquarters at Margate. According to the chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi, this is another tournament that will keep the US cricketers in the park. “After a while, into the lockdown, we were looking for ways to get our cricketers back unto the park and this is just another tournament where they can have a hit…

TEAM USA MEN’S PLAYER CONTRACTING MODEL TO BE RESTRUCTURED

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 43,256 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.usacricket.org/ USA Cricket announced today a restructuring of the contracting model around the men’s national team, with a reduction in the number of centrally contracted cricketers to a core group of nine players, effective from next week, August 18th, 2020. The restructuring has been driven primarily as a result of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, both within the US and around the world.  The pandemic has challenged the global cricket economy and playing calendar and has caused significant disruption to USA Cricket’s previously…

MCL continues with great action

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 60,050 total views,  2 views today DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: The MCL continued over the weekend at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Delray Beach, South Florida with two matches that brought great entertainment for those present. Three teams took part Maq Stars, Pakistan Eagles, and Broward Cricket Club. In the end, it was Broward Cricket Club that went away smiling as they won both their games. In the first match, they took care of Maq Stars by eight wickets with Ricky striking a rapid 50. In the second game, they also won…

MAQ59 makes successful start in Trinidad

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 39,358 total views,  1 views today SAN FERNANDO/TRINIDAD: The inaugural Maq Cricket59 tournament made a very successful start in Trinidad on Saturday as cricketers loved the new format. Three teams took part in the tournament Maq/Cricket360 All Stars, MYO, and Vijay Sports. Although the rain took precedent all four matches including the final was conducted much to the delight of the players and fans who showed up for the event. In the first match, Maq Cricket360 All Stars including a number of national youth cricketers, narrowly lost by five runs to MYO.…

MAQ Cricket59 comes to Trinidad Saturday

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 39,911 total views,  1 views today PORT-OF-SPAIN – TRINIDAD: The very popular Maq Cricket59 tournament will make its debut in Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday, July 11 as a three-team tournament takes place in Avocat, South Trinidad. The very popular format which is the brainchild of chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is expected to be very interesting as players will for the first time get the opportunity to play this format in the Caribbean Island. The format we see each innings being of 59 balls duration and the first…