Women’s team paired with Scotland, Bangladesh and PNG in 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier

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573 total views, 338 views today Photo credit: Peter Della Penna USA Women need to finish in the top two at the eight-team tournament to advance to the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia. By DreamCricket staff The USA Women’s journey toward the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia continues later this month with today’s announcement of the tournament draw for the 2019 Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in Scotland. The USA Women have been paired with Scotland, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea in their half of the…

Former USA wicketkeeper Rahul Kukreti passes away at age 43

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616 total views, 338 views today Photo credit: Usman Shuja/Umesh Kukreti Former USA wicketkeeper-batsman Rahul Kukreti (pictured second from left with former USA teammates Sushil Nadkarni, Aditya Thyagarajan and Usman Shuja), who represented the country in ICC tournament play from 2004 to 2008, has passed away at age 43 after a battle with a rare form of cancer. By Peter Della Penna (Twitter @PeterDellaPenna) Rahul Kukreti, who represented USA on two overseas tours between 2004 and 2008, has passed away at the age of 43. Kukreti, who lived in the Dallas, Texas area…

Rawlins sparks Bermuda to first win over USA since 2013

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635 total views, 338 views today Photo credit: Peter Della Penna Bermuda captain Terryn Fray celebrates after running out Monank Patel on a day when Fray led his side to a stunning upset of USA. By Peter Della Penna in Bermuda Sussex star allrounder Delray Rawlins made a spectacular return to his native Bermuda, top-scoring with 63 before taking 1 for 26 – including the prized scalp of Timroy Allen at the death – and two catches in a stunning all-round performance to help Bermuda upset USA by six runs at White…

VP Qamar happy with US Open prep

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320 total views, 40 views today MARGATE: FL/USA – Vice president of operations at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA), Sofian Qamar is happy with preparations for the upcoming US Open T20 tournament thus far. Qamar, who has been working tirelessly since the end of the last US Open to prepare for this year’s tournament has been looking at all aspects of hosting and is happy with the current status. “Work for the US Open T20 begins the next day after one ends. We have been working all the while and I am confident…

India shoots down Windies in Broward

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3,005 total views, 1 views today Fort Lauderdale, USA – India defeated the world champions West Indies by four wickets in the first match of the MyTeam11 series at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale, America. The Indian bowlers were brilliant on the day as they restricted the West Indies to 95 for nine off 20 overs and although their batting stuttered they came home at 96 for six to win by four wickets with 16 balls to spare. The target of 96 runs was never going to be enough…

US Open T20 dates revealed

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9,509 total views, 55 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: The dates for the popular 2019 US Open T20 tournament have been revealed and will take place between December 18 to 23 at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale USA. Sofian Qamar operations manager at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) the parent body for the US Open T20 revealed the dates after a lengthy planning meeting at CCUSA’s headquarters in Margate on Wednesday. He said the 11th Senior Edition will begin on December 19 and end with the finals on December 22. …

Vyas becomes record Raj in 10-wicket win for USA U19 over Cayman Islands

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4,451 total views, 1 views today Photo Credit: Peter Della Penna Raj Vyas became the first bowler at any level of USA national team representation to take seven wickets in a one-day match as he ripped apart the Cayman Islands batting order on a historic day at Maple Leaf CC in King City, Ontario. By Peter Della Penna in King City (Twitter @PeterDellaPenna) Left-arm swing bowler Raj Vyas broke an eight-year-old record for best figures by a USA U19 bowler and in the process became the first USA player at any level to…

Ramadhan cricket a big hit

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3,125 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricketers in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area always anxiously look forward to the fasting month of Ramadhan but not only for fasting. There is something that he dear to them around the period of fasting and this is the Maq Ramadhan cricket tournament. http://ccusa.info/schedule – Ball by Ball Match Results Imagine starting a match at 1 am in the morning. After breaking the fast and praying, the players jump into their cricket gear to play the sport they love right on the grounds of…