MCL gives players international opportunity

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 24,802 total views,  45 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA through their Major Cricket League (MCL) is now providing an opportunity for cricketers to play internationally.The Major Cricket League (MCL) T20 league will be played in Hafizabad, Pakistan from March 1. This time around six teams will again take part and vie for honors and cash prizes to the tune of 2.5M rupees. The six teams taking part are defending champions Lahore Lions, Hafizabad Stallions, Karachi Sharks, Hyderabad Jaguars, Faisalabad Bears, and Islamabad Tigers.Chairman of CCUSA and CEO of…

MCL Hafizabad starts March 1

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 5,485 total views HAFIZABAD/PAKISTAN – The second edition of the Major Cricket League (MCL) Hafizabad T20 tournament will take place from March 1 according to Cricket Council USA (CCUSA).The first tournament was held last year at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Hafizabad and was a very successful event. This year the tournament will bowl off on March 1 and carry on until March 6.This time around six teams will again take part and vie for honors and cash prizes to the tune of 2.5M rupees. The six teams taking part are…

Qureshi promises bumper 2022

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 30,850 total views,  24 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: He has maneuvered rough terrain to have cricket played due to the Covid 19 Pandemic and the man with the vision Mahammad Qureshi is promising an even better 2022 at the helm of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA).The 13th Edition of the popular US Open T20 open came to a successful end just a few weeks ago in Broward and there are plans for several tournaments this year. “We are happy for all the efforts of everyone who worked hard with us to make…

World Cup T10 targets 100 teams

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 11,576 total views,  12 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…

CCUSA says thank you for successful 2021 tournament

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 30,909 total views,  3 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…

Royal banned for pitch tampering

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 23,703 total views,  44 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…

Maq’s vision realized

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 23,091 total views,  42 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…

11th US Open 2019: A Highly Entertaining Edition

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 2,794 total views The 11th US Open turned out to be an entertaining tournament with the unpredictable weather hitting Florida with inconsistent rain throughout its duration; having 28 teams participating this year in a span of 4 days seemed to be a great challenge for CCUSA with 70% of rain predicted the same week. However, CCUSA pulled off this tournament by braving the storm and organizing the matches as planned. Following were the 28 teams that took part in the tournament: The matches were held in 7 different cricket grounds including…