Legends W Cup carries US$10,000 in prizes

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 2,512 total views,  1 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: The second edition of the Legends World Cup will carry prize money to the tune of $US10,000.This is the news coming out of the headquarters of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) the umbrella body for the tournament. The matches will be played from October 12 to 16 at the Central Broward Regional Park, which is the only ICC-approved venue in North America at the moment.The tournament is being held in collaboration with the US Cricket Hall of Fame. Chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi revealed…

World Cup T10 targets 100 teams

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 12,722 total views,  33 views today BOCA RATON/FL – The inaugural T10 World Cup to be hosted by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is targeting 100 teams. This tournament which is expected to bowl off on May 19 will take place at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale which is the only International Cricket Council (ICC) recognised facility in North America. The tournament will be played over four days and matches will take place on the main stadium inside as well as the three adjoining grounds around the stadium. In addition…

President’s Cup carded for Feb 18

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 32,165 total views,  3 views today TAMPA/FL – USA: The annual Major Cricket League (MCL) President’s Cup 2022 tournament will take place from February 18 to 20 in Pasco County in Tampa. This tournament falls under the umbrella of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) and will be the second of his kind in the US. The tournament is the first that will be held by CCUSA for the new year and all teams are invited to take part. Those who are interested in taking part in the tournament can get in by visiting…

CCUSA says thank you for successful 2021 tournament

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 31,300 total views,  10 views today BOCA RATON/FL: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi says that the 2021 US Open T20 event which ended last Monday was the best of the lot and thanked everyone who made it a success. Speaking from the Boca Raton office on Friday, Qureshi said the tournament which was the 13th held drew massive interest from around the world and this was because everyone played their part to ensure this was the reality. “We had the biggest US Open T20 tournament and although there were…

CCUSA hosts T10 World Cup

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 12,409 total views,  41 views today BOCA RATON/FL: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) will be the first to host a T10 World Cup among clubs next year in May at the Central Broward Regional Park, in Fort Lauderdale. This was announced by the chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi on Wednesday in Boca Raton, Florida. Speaking to News925 Qureshi said this is the first instance of a World Cup being played for T10 cricket and he is hoping that around 50 to 60 teams come on board and plays the tournament. “This is the…

Royal banned for pitch tampering

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 28,194 total views,  100 views today Left-arm spinner Jeavor Royal has been given a one-match ban by officials of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) for deliberately tampering with the pitch at the US Open T20 tournament that is currently ongoing at the Central Broward Regional Park in the USA. Royal was representing the Clarion County Eagles against Samp Army in round-robin play on Thursday when cameras picked him up using his spiked boot to rough up the pitch on a good length at the Northern End of the ground. The matter was reported…

Qureshi takes All Stars to victory

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 4,807 total views,  1 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN All rounder Zishawn Qureshi was at the top of his game as he returned a man of the match performance to lead the US All Stars to a comprehensive eight–wicket victory over the Punjab Blues in their third match of the US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale, Thursday. Chasing 92 runs to win the match, the All Stars fired to victory with the aggressive Qureshi hitting an unbeaten 42. Earlier he took a wicket and also…

Jaggessar stars as US All Stars win

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 4,509 total views,  3 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN T&T off-spinner Jon Russ Jaggessar starred for his team the US All Stars as they easily won their opening match of the 2013 US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale. Jaggessar who played for the winning St. Kitts/Nevis Patriots took 3/12 as the Brampton Pacers made 165/7 and All Stars responded with 168/2 with four balls to spare. Another Trinidadian Jason Mohammed scored an aggressive 40 and South  African Jacobus Pienaar made 43 not out to hurry the…

Maq’s vision realized

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 27,286 total views,  94 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN One evening in the nineties as he and his best buddy Amin Markatia sat and reminisced about their cricket days in Pakistan, Mahammad Ahmed Qureshi decided that enough was enough and that he was going to start up a cricket league right here in the United States. If he could not go to cricket, he was going to bring cricket to himself and so many of the Asian diaspora who were longing for some action. When Qureshi and Markatia spoke about cricket, it…

US Open T20 fully sanctioned by ICC

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 20,480 total views The 2021 US Open T20 tournament has been fully sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and USA Cricket (USAC). The official news came to hand yesterday when USAC published on their website that the tournament has been sanctioned. This is a massive relief for international players who would not have been able to participate in the tournament if it was not sanctioned by the ICC. Their respective cricket boards would have granted them No Objection Certificates (NOC) to play at the tournament granted it was sanctioned by…