West Indies Legends win World Cup

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 905 total views,  4 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN An inspired spell of slow bowling from Prem Singh took the West Indies to victory over India as they copped the inaugural Legends World Cup title in Fort Lauderdale, USA on Thursday evening. SCORES: West Indies 137/6 (20) vs India 84 all out (18) – West Indies won by 53 runs. Chasing 138 to win on a slow track at the Central Broward Regional Park was always going to be a difficult task and Singh spun webs around the unsuspecting Indian bowlers, taking…

Pakistani authorities frustrate American investors

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 24,900 total views,  60 views today BULEJI/KARACHI – PAKISTAN: Government authorities in Karachi have dealt a major blow to foreign investment by demolishing a property owned by American investors without warning. News coming to hand is that property located on four lots in the Buleji, Hawksbay area of Karachi has been demolished by authorities and they failed to inform the owners Maq Investment Group and their Pakistani counterparts. Mahammad Qureshi chairman of CEO of the Maq Investment Group an American-based company was left very disappointed saying it is a sad day for…

Legends W Cup allows 2 players 45 years old

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 9,114 total views,  23 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN The Legends World Cup committee has decided to lower the age limit to 45 years for two players on every team that is taking part in the tournament that is carded for Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale. This is the news coming to hand from Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) headquarters in Margate, Florida. The four teams competing for honors at the tournament will be USA, West Indies, Pakistan and India. The tournament begins on October 27 and will see talented players…

Big bonus for Legends W Cup players

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 9,855 total views,  23 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN The Legends World Cup hosted by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) in collaboration with the US Hall of Fame is due to begin on September 28 at the Central Broward Regional Park and there is a big bonus for players who are taking part in the series. News of this came on Sunday morning from chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi. Speaking from his Boca Raton home the cricket administrator said that at the end of the tournament on October 3, a 14-man World Stars…

Qureshi’s vision shows with Malhotra

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 9,688 total views,  20 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN American cricket took center stage on Thursday as national player Jaskaran Malhotra became the fourth batsman to strike six sixes in an over in International cricket. The Indian-born batsman altered the record books with his batting heroics during the 2nd ODI between USA and Papua New Guinea in Oman, the wicketkeeper-batsman slammed six sixes in an over to become only the second cricketer to do so in One-Day Internationals after former South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs. Malhotra’s entry into US cricket came through the…

Qureshi hails MCL Hyderabad

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 4,548 total views,  3 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN Chairman of the Major Cricket League (MCL) Pakistan Mahammad Qureshi has hailed the success of the MCL Hyderabad that came to a close recently, saying that the objective was achieved. MCL Pakistan hosted the second instalment of the tournament in Hyderabad, Pakistan recently and Hafizabad Stallions emerged champions defeating Faisalabad Bears in the finals at the Niaz Stadium. Qureshi whose brainchild it was to take professional cricket through the MCL to Pakistan said he looked on at the matches on Maqtv and the…

Visionary Qureshi to get lifetime award

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 7,389 total views By VINODE MAMCHAN Cricket administrator extraordinaire Mahammad Qureshi will get a Lifetime achievement award for his work in cricket when the US Cricket Hall of Fame celebrates their 40th Anniversary at the Annual Induction Ceremony, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Boca Raton, Florida. Qureshi receives the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development and growth of the sport in the USA. Qureshi who is also the chairman and CEO…

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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 11,289 total views,  12 views today CCUSA founder Mahammad Qureshi to receive CHOF Lifetime Achievement Award The Cricket Hall of Fame will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2021 at its Annual Induction Ceremony, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Boca Raton, Florida. A highlight of the ceremony will be the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Mahammad Qureshi, founder of Cricket Council USA, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development and growth of the sport in…

MCL reaches Hyderabad

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 13,454 total views,  12 views today HYDERABAD/PAKISTAN: After a successful run in Hafizabad recently, Major Cricket League Pakistan has decided to take the league to Hyderabad where the second edition of the tournament will be played from August 26 to 29 at the impressive Niaz Stadium. Again six franchise teams will be vying for honours at this tournament and they are Hyderabad Jaguars, Hafizabad Stallions, Islamabad Tigers, Lahore Lions, Faisalabad Bears and Karachi Sharks. Lahore Lions are the defending champions and will be looking to keep their title. The Jaguars are a…

Qureshi calls for more turf action

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 13,217 total views,  12 views today Highly respected chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi says he is in full support of the USA Cricket Minor League but is calling for the authorities to ensure there is more action on turf pitches. “We welcome this initiative of the Minor League and is in full support of it. We think that it will benefit cricket in America because more and more players will get to play the game at a good level. The more cricket the players get in, the better for…