Elland goes under to Skelmanthorpe

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 2,289 total views,  74 views today ELLAND/MANCHESTER – ENGLAND: Elland Cricket Club went under to Skelmanthorpe by eight wickets in their third round Huddlesfield League clash at Elland on Saturday. Ryan Robinson was in brilliant form striking a 61-ball 95 not out that took his team to an easy eight-wicket win, leaving Elland licking their wounds for the second weekend running. Batting first, Elland had a good start before crashing to 188 all out. The consistent Kaleel Ahmed followed his 57 the weekend before with 31, while Faisal Javed made 35 and…

Qureshi dominates in first English outing

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 6,135 total views,  58 views today ELLAN/MANCHESTER – ENGLAND: American all-rounder Zishawn Qureshi in his first outing in England slapped a blistering 60 not out to take his team the KRog XI to a 10-wicket victory over the OBrook XI in a practice match at the Elland Cricket Club in Manchester on the weekend. Qureshi, who came out of quarantine just three days ago, enjoyed the English conditions and plundered three sixes and seven fours in his 33-ball knock before he retired to give others a chance to bat. Batting first, the…

US Open Sports the place to be

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 7,677 total views,  58 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Sports fans are in for an exciting time as they can now log on to usopensports.com for all that they need when it comes to major sports. This is the news coming out of Margate on Easter Sunday from chairman of the Maq Group Mahammad Qureshi. The website which is user friendly takes you to all the latest news in the world of cricket, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer and tennis. This site is where all the all sports comes under the umbrella of US Open…

Zishawn eager to let loose

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 7,971 total views,  43 views today ELLAND/MANCHESTER – ENGLAND: American all rounder Zishawn Qureshi has one day remaining in quarantine and then is expected to hit the ground running in England where he will line up for Elland in league cricket there. Qureshi arrived in the country over a week ago and is expected to take in his first session with the club on Monday at their club ground.  He is the first American cricketer to play in the English leagues and this is expected to open up the doors to many…

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST USA CRICKET

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 5,199 total views,  12 views today Boulder, CO, March 28, 2021—Two members of the Board of Directors of USA Cricket, Venu Pisike and Srini Salver, allege that its governing board has engaged in a series of acts that violate the organization’s constitution, including an unlawful modification of the constitution and the improper appointment of an “Independent Director.” In delaying the 2020 Board member election, concealing the actual vote count on a resolution changing election procedures, insisting on Mr. Paraag Marathe’s immediate appointment as Independent Director (depriving a duly-elected Board the opportunity to…

Zishawn opens the way for American cricketers

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 4,299 total views,  8 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: All rounder Zishawn Qureshi leaves this morning for England where he will line up for Elland in league cricket there. This is significant as he becomes the first American cricketer to play in the English leagues and this will open up the doors to many more American cricketers going to the ‘home of cricket’ to hone their skills. Qureshi has been working hard at his game looking for opportunities like this and it has come to him now. Elland Cricket Club plays…

CEO, five other USA Cricket members served fresh lawsuits

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 12,958 total views,  60 views today USA Cricket has been rocked by a lawsuit, again. The litigation, what appears to be a coup, is stirred by plaintiffs Venu Pisike (Individual Director) and Srini Salver (Male Player Director) against fellow board members Suraj Vishvanathan (Individual Director), Ajith Bhaskar (Club Director), Sushil Nadkarni (League Director), Catherine Carlson (Independent Director), CEO Iain Higgins and board chairman Paraag Marathe over the alleged unlawful amendment of the constitution to relax the voting laws and the reappointment of Paraag Marathe as an independent director and chairman of USA Cricket. Click…

MCL Pakistan postponed

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 5,564 total views,  6 views today PUNJAB/LAHORE – Pakistan – The inaugural season of the Major Cricket League (MCL) Pakistan has been postponed due to the growing number of Covid 19 cases in the Punjab area. The tournament was originally carded to begin on April 5, at Hafizabad, involving five franchises. However, a release from the Director of Sports and Youth Affairs in Punjab issued a release on Tuesday, stopping all sporting activity as a precaution against catching the dreaded virus.   The release stated: “Consequent upon the increase in the Covid…

Qureshi fires with 58

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 4,387 total views TAMPA/FL – USA: A partnership of 99 in 10 overs between Chandu Kesireddy and Sargar Patel ensured that SAMP Army maintained their unbeaten run in the President’s Cup clash at the Wesley Chapel cricket stadium on Saturday. The duo was in top form, as Patel the USA national cricketer showed his value in opening the batting. Their effort took their team to an easy eight-wicket win over Maq Stars who had earlier won their opening game against the Tampa Rebels. Maq Stars posted just 120/8 as only Zishawn…

Taylor rallies SAMP Army

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 3,389 total views TAMPA/FL – USA: USA national player Steven Taylor was in brilliant form as he smashed 61 to take SAMP Army to a crushing 95-run win over Tampa Tigers in their President’s Cup clash at the Wesley Chapel cricket stadium on Saturday. The aggressive Jamaican was in fine form and ran the fielders ragged with his brilliant batting. His 61 off just 30 balls was the cornerstone of the SAMPY Army effort as they scored 195/5 off their 20 overs. Taylor struck three sixes and eight fours in his…