CCUSA boss meets Bahamas cricket leader

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 19,414 total views NASSAU/BAHAMAS – Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi whilst on a family vacation came out of his cruise ship to pay a courtesy call on the president of the Bahamas Cricket Association Greg Taylor. Qureshi the long serving cricket administrator was driven around by Greg and taken to the country’s best cricket ground in the capital. Speaking about the visit the Fort Lauderdale businessman said: “I am happy that I got the chance to meet with Greg and was taken around by him. In conversations with…

Twelve teams finalized for US Open T20

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 28,737 total views A total of 12 teams will be taking part in this year’s US Open T20 Premier League tournament. This year promises to be the richest in the history of the league with over $150,000 in prize money and as a result a number of teams have been clamoring to get onboard. However, manager of the US Open T20 Asif Shams explained that only 12 could have been accommodated at this point. “We have been receiving requests to play from teams on a daily basis. We cannot possibly accommodate…

America needs Maq

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 111,044 total views,  29 views today PORT-OF-SPAIN/TRINIDAD – A call has been made for cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi to be trusted into the leadership role of American cricket to get it out of the mess it finds itself in at the moment. Qureshi a cricket administrator for the past 30 years has done a great job in promoting cricket and players in the United States for the past decades. Executive member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Stephen Ramkissoon says that he has studied what is going on in American…

Qureshi rolls back the years

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 144,574 total views,  29 views today By VINODE MAMCHANHOUSTON: USA – Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi showed that he still had class as a batsman as he cracked 75 for his team  East Broncos in the Masters Cricket USA league in Houston recently. Qureshi’s brilliant effort opening the batting saw his team reach 240 for eight off 45 overs and then restrict the opposing team Chairman’s XI to 222/8 also of 45 overs – giving Broncos victory by 18 runs. The right hander a former  youth player from Pakistan needed…

CCUSA chairman wishes all Eid Mubarak

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 144,840 total views,  29 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Chairman of the Maq Group and Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is wishing everyone Eid Mubarak at this auspicious time. In his Eid message the top businessman and cricket administrator reminded all to live together as one to battle any problems that may come their way. He said the world was shaken up by the Covid 19 and the reason it is now coming out of the pandemic is because people stuck together, held hands and battled on a united front.…

Qureshi questions third party involvement

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 29,503 total views BOCA RATON/FL – USA:  Chairman of Cricket Council USA(CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is asking why there is third party involvement in running the affairs of cricket in America. Qureshi says that since ACE (American Cricket Enterprises) has come on board they have been running America’s cricket and this is not the right thing. He explained to News925 :”ACE has been awarded the rights to host and develop Major League cricket in the United States. It means that they control Major League which is a tournament and that is it, nothing…

Qureshi congratulates US team

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 9,099 total views,  1 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA:  United States cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi has congratulated the US national team on the fact that they will be involved in the 2024 ICC World Cup that will be played in the US and the Caribbean. ICC confirmed the automatic qualification of the 12 teams for the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup which will feature 20 teams. The top eight teams from the 2022 T20WC in Australia, including hosts West Indies and the United States, as well as the next two highest-ranked teams…

Qureshi inducted into Palm Beach Hall of Fame

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 19,453 total views PALM BEACH/FL – USA: Sports administrator and businessman extraordinaire Mahammad Qureshi was inducted into the Palm Beach Hall of Fame at a gala ceremony in West Palm Beach on Sunday evening. Qureshi was given the award by the West Palm Beach County Commission for his services to the development of sport in South Florida, especially cricket. The man who has spent millions of dollars in the development of cricket was very humble in accepting the award. “I am grateful to the County for his induction and this will…

Cricket Council USA embarks on massive cricket infrastructure

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 18,124 total views MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has forged a partnership with the Maq Group which will see five cricket stadia built in America in time for the 2024 World Cup. The project will see an increase in the number of top class cricket facilities from one at the moment (Central Broward Regional Park) to at least six. This will augur well for America’s cricket not only for the World Cup but beyond. The five areas where major facilities will be built is at West Palm Beach, Maryland…

CCUSA Sanctions California Cup

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 7,072 total views,  1 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: As cricket continues to build in the United States, Cricket Council USA continues to assist and this time they have sanctioned yet another tournament, the California Cup.Chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi said these tournaments are important in unearthing new talent so his organization has decided to sanction it.  “We have been the most stable cricket organization for the past two decades in the USA and we continue to put cricket first. This tournament is of high quality and the organizers have presented…