What’s sleep when cricket needs you

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714 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – He sends out messages to his contacts at 2am and then normally is chatting at around 4am as well. In between he catches something call sleep. This is the life of cricket administrator and businessman Mahammad Qureshi. His work in the development of cricket is on par with the best in the business and even surpasses them at times. With the 2018 US Open T20 tournament approaching, Qureshi has been burning the proverbial midnight oil. He has been flying around the United States, meeting…

CCUSA honours the life of fallen Eggelletion

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1,812 total views, 1 views today MARGATE/FL – Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) will honour fallen Broward politician Josephus Eggelletion, for his contribution to the sport of cricket in Florida. The man who became the county’s first African-American mayor died Wednesday at the age of 69. Eggelletion, a graduate of Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Florida A&M University, was one of Broward’s longest-serving black elected officials. He served on the county commission, on the Lauderdale Lakes City Commission and in the state Legislature. CCUSA president Mahammad Qureshi remembers that Eggelletion was…

Qureshi launches $160M cricket fund

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4,865 total views, 1 views today VINODE MAMCHAN Cricket administrator and businessman, Muhammad Qureshi is taking cricket to another level, as he is now launching a US$160M-Dollar Fund to assist cricket teams in the United States to develop into professional units. Qureshi, who has spent over US$22M in cricket development through his US Open T20, as well as a cricket academy and other cricket sponsorship, has  teamed up with Richard Mahee, president of Mahvrick to build a financing platform with its primary lenders which have provided $1+ Billion in funding secured through…

America to hold the world’s first-ever Youth Cricketers Draft

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2,022 total views, 1 views today By Jawad Hussain FORT LAUDERDALE, Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) — The United States of America is regarded as the birthplace of some of the most historic ideas that changed and shaped the world. The country is set to create history yet again as it will host the first-ever Youth Players Draft for the 2nd Youth US Open Cricket 2018 on October 20, 2018, at Fort Lauderdale, FL. The 2nd Youth US Open Cricket Tournament will be staged alongside the Senior US Open T20 tournament, which will be played at the…

US Open draft gateway for cricketers

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5,071 total views, no views today New York, JFK – The upcoming draft for the 10th US Open T20 cricket tournament  will prove to be a gateway for cricketers in the United States and all over the world. This is the word from chairman of Cricket Council Council USA (CCUSA), Mahammad Qureshi. Speaking ahead of the draft while attending the US Cricket Hall of Fame function in New York, Qureshi said :”We invite everyone who is interested in playing at the US Open to register for our draft. Not everyone will…

Taylor inspires US to win over Canada in ICC WT20 Qualifier

ICC WT20 Qualifier 2018 | United States vs Canada

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8,403 total views, no views today By Jawad Hussain MORRISVILLE, the United States of America, September 25, 2018 (News925.com) – An inspiring unbeaten half-century by Steven Ryan Taylor elevated the United States of America to a scintillating two-wicket triumph over Canada in the ICC WT20 Qualifier at Raleigh Cricket Club in Morrisville, the United States on Tuesday.

US Open T20: Players Ready to Welcome Christmas of Cricket

2018 US Open T20

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2,944 total views, 1 views today By Jawad Hussain LAUDERHILL, the United States – September 25, 2018: The procession of Twenty20 cricket is all set to hit the American city of Lauderhill in Florida this December as players have started getting themselves registered for the richest cricket league in North America. The Somerset Cavaliers are all set to defend their title this year. They had outclassed the U.S. All-Stars in the finals last year to clinch the title. The Cricket Council USA is working days and nights to turn the 10th US…

#TEAMUSA PLAYER IN FOCUS: CANDACY ATKINS

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666 total views, 1 views today Born and raised in Guyana, Candacy Atkins brings an intensity and confidence to the #TeamUSA Women’s squad. Candacy demonstrates how passionate she is about cricket in everything she does, and often reflects on how fortunate and grateful she is to have the sport in her life, and how supportive her family have been on her journey. ‘Candy’ immigrated to the United States with little intention of continuing to play the sport. To her surprise, her reputation as an international player led coaches to seek her out…

USA CRICKET ANNOUNCES PLAYERS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FINAL SELECTION CAMP

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35 total views, no views today Following a rigorous schedule of talent identification combines hosted in eight cities across the country, a group of 39 players has been invited by the Selection Panel to attend the final men’s selection camp in Houston. The second half of 2018 marks another exciting time for USA Cricket, with an eye firmly set on the World Cricket League Championship and World T20 qualification, with this camp shaping as a fantastic opportunity for these players to push their case to be included in those plans. All players invited…