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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 28,197 total views,  103 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…

Maq’s vision realized

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 27,289 total views,  97 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…

PEERLESS WARRIORS SEAL TOP SPOT WITH EIGHTH STRAIGHT WIN.

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 15,610 total views,  2 views today Guyana Amazon Warriors extended their perfect 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign to eight wins from eight matches with a 19-run win over defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders at the Queen’s Park Oval despite Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo briefly threatening to pull off an outrageous heist. The Knight Riders appeared dead and buried at 91/4 with just six overs remaining and still needing 95 more to overhaul the Warriors 185/6. But Pollard and Bravo went on a ferocious six-hitting spree that almost dragged the…

DUMINY AND WALSH GUIDE TRIDENTS TO VICTORY.

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 15,842 total views A truly sensational display of sustained hitting from JP Duminy and a ridiculously good bowling effort from Hayden Walsh Jr allowed Barbados Tridents to finally end their eight-match losing home run in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in fine style with a 63-run defeat of defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders. Duminy scored the fastest ever Hero CPL half-century before Walsh Jr took three wickets in four balls on his way to the first five-wicket haul of the season as the Knight Riders came up well short in…

KING LEADS DOMINANT WARRIORS TO SEVENTH STRAIGHT WIN

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 15,649 total views,  1 views today Brandon King’s unbeaten 81 helped Guyana Amazon Warriors make it a magnificent seven wins out of seven to start their 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign with a comfortable eight-wicket victory over St Lucia Zouks at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.The Warriors are assured of a top-two finish and with it a place in the first qualifier for a place in the final with the safety net of a second chance should they lose that one. The Zouks remain fourth but may need win both…

Brandon English one of the upcoming stars at Excelsior.

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 9,234 total views,  1 views today Excelsior a mark of excellence in Jamaica MAQTV STAFF Excelsior School is the most successful on the island of Jamaica but there are challenges and there is a call from their youth coach for former cricketers to give back. Coach of the school’s U-14 and U-16 team Kirkland Bailey in an interview with MaqTV said: “We are not lucky with our famous cricketers giving back to Jamaican students. Tallawahs sometimes have a promotional tour but not consistent. Maybe annually they assist but they have different schools…

Former Jamaica captain Mark Neita now the president of Melbourne Cricket Club.

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 2,861 total views People want to see winners By MAQTV Staff The stands are empty in Jamaica for the CPL because people want to see winners. The Jamaica Tallawahs have lost six of their seven matches to date and this has kept the fans away from the stadium. This is the opinion of Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) president Mark Neita the former Jamaica batsman. He said: “CPL has helped young cricketers with a couple of them playing CPL even before Jamaica. CPL helped discovered young players and has really given them…