Legends W Cup allows 2 players 45 years old

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 1,732 total views,  122 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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 2,348 total views,  123 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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 2,953 total views,  123 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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 2,943 total views,  19 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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 7,371 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…

Elland goes under to Skelmanthorpe

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 37,826 total views 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 Kaden Lancaster…

CEO, five other USA Cricket members served fresh lawsuits

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 43,276 total views 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 below link…

Bravo pays courtesy call on CCUSA chief

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 42,015 total views BOCA RATON/FL- USA: International T20 star Dwayne Bravo paid a courtesy call on the chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi earlier in the week at his Boca residence. Bravo fresh from representing the West Indies in the T20 series against Sri Lanka in Antigua, flew into Miami and decided to pay a courtesy call on Qureshi. The master administrator was happy with the visit. “It is always a pleasure when you are recognized by the players who have given so much to this great sport. I…

Qureshi’s upward curve continues 

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 32,376 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: Zishawn Qureshi’s upward trend continues on Sunday as the right-hander struck a whirlwind 72 against Spartans in the GCCL T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. Qureshi led the effort for Coconut Creek as they won the clash by 28 runs and will now play BCC Ignite to determine who meets Toofan in the championship match. Qureshi, who has gained a wealth of experience playing with international stars at the US Open T20 tournament, made the going look easy…

Rain kayoes President’s Cup

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 20,809 total views TAMPA/FL – USA: The weather forecast for this coming weekend is not favorable for cricket in Tampa and hence the inaugural MCL President’s Cup has been postponed. A directive sent out by the tournament committee at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) indicated that on Saturday there is a 60 percent chance of rain and on Sunday a 90 percent chance, hence a decision was taken to postpone the matches. The committee is expected to convene a meeting soon to reschedule the tournament at a time when the weather will…