Khan hits century in Pakistan win

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 5,117 total views,  434 views today akistan showed their batting strength as they played their opening game in Group C in Guyana, putting on 315 thanks to a Haseebullah Khan century. Zimbabwe fell 116 runs short in the chase despite an 83–run eighth-wicket partnership between Brian Bennett and Tendekai Mataranyika. Pakistan’s opener Haseebullah put on the highest score of the tournament so far with 135 from 155 balls as he and Irfan Khan combined for a 192-run third-wicket partnership. Irfan was forced to go for 81 from 77 balls, including eight fours,…

Sri Lanka topples Australia

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 5,122 total views,  434 views today There was plenty of chatter about the quality of Sri Lanka’s captain Dunith Wellalage prior to the tournament. And the opening two games have done little to disprove the hype surrounding the 19-year-old from Colombo.The left-arm spinner’s five-wicket haul against Scotland in Sri Lanka’s opening victory of the tournament was impressive, but he stepped it up a level to outclass Australia in Basseterre.The Aussies looked well-placed at 107/3 and with opener Campbell Kellaway at the crease with a half-century to his name. But Wellalage’s second spell…

Windies win their first U19 W Cup match

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 4,585 total views,  371 views today Tournament hosts West Indies picked up their first win with a demolition of Scotland at the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean. A ruthless bowling performance left the home side requiring just 96 to win, and they knocked off the target with ease.Elsewhere there were some stunning individual performances as Sri Lanka beat Australia and Pakistan overpowered Zimbabwe. Here are the big talking points from day four of the World Cup. West Indies opening bowler Shiva Sankar found swing right from the off,…

MCL gives players international opportunity

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 4,764 total views,  140 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…

4 MCL teams up for grabs

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 3,451 total views,  2 views today LAHORE/PAKISTAN: Four teams are still up for grabs in the 2022 Major Cricket League T20 tournament that takes place in Hafizabad, Pakistan from March 1 to 6. Six teams will do battle for honors at the second edition of the tournament and this has created major excitement in Pakistan after the successful first year. The six teams taking part are defending champions Lahore Lions, Hafizabad Stallions, Karachi Sharks, Hyderabad Jaguars, Faisalabad Bears, and Islamabad Tigers. CCUSA, the umbrella body for this tournament, is reporting on Monday that two…

MCL T20 draft set for Feb

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 5,049 total views,  1 views today HAFIZABAD/PAKISTAN – The draft for the second edition of the Major Cricket League (MCL) Hafizabad T20 tournament will take place in Karachi Pakistan on February 20.Six teams will be taking part in the tournament that is giving away 2.5 million Pakistan rupees and team owners will be looking to staff their respective outfits with top players. Hundreds of players have registered for the draft and now they will be keeping their fingers crossed that they are picked up on February 20 when the draft opens.The first…

MCL Hafizabad starts March 1

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 4,373 total views,  11 views today 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…

Qureshi promises bumper 2022

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 10,539 total views,  233 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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 8,201 total views,  45 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…

President’s Cup carded for Feb 18

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 15,065 total views,  233 views today TAMPA/FL – USA: The annual Major Cricket League (MCL) President’s Cup 2022 tournament will take place from February 18 to 20 in Pasco County in Tampa. This tournament falls under the umbrella of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) and will be the second of his kind in the US. The tournament is the first that will be held by CCUSA for the new year and all teams are invited to take part. Those who are interested in taking part in the tournament can get in by visiting…