Charlie appointed head coach of Florida Beamers

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 789 total views,  44 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Experienced and veteran cricketer Nasir Charlie has been appointed head coach of the Florida Beamers for the upcoming USA Cricket Minor League tournament. Charlie will work with a number of young promising players from the franchise and will be hoping to take them to another level when it comes to the 2021 tournament. Charlie a leg-break and googly bowler has been in around US cricket for decades and has a sound knowledge of many players whom his franchise will battle against. Florida…

Sod turned for North Carolina Cricket Stadium

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 1,221 total views,  44 views today CHATHAM/NORTH CAROLINA – USA: The sod turning ceremony for the construction of the North Carolina Cricket Stadium in the United States took place on Saturday at the 242 Coleridge Road, Silver City North Carolina. The massive project which will be undertaken by the Maq Group of Companies and Samp Army Cricket Club will see the construction of two cricket fields which will assist with the development of the game in that region. On Saturday there was also the official opening of the Indoor Cricket Centre which…

Legends World Cup for September

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 1,360 total views,  44 views today BROWARD/FL- USA: The inaugural Legends World Cup will be played in Broward, Fort Lauderdale later in September and will involve four nations battling for the title. The tournament which is being hosted by Cricket Hall of Fame and Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) gets going on September 27 with the opening math featuring the West Indies against India. This will be followed by another game between the USA and Canada, great North American rivals. Each team will get a total of three preliminary round matches and the…

USA CRICKET MEN’S 50 OVER SELECTION AND TRAINING CAMP UNDERWAY IN LOS ANGELES

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 1,024 total views,  11 views today A USA Cricket 50 Over Men’s Selection and Training Camp is underway in Los Angeles, with the first two practice matches completed on Thursday and Friday. Los Angeles was preferred as the logical venue given the Camp was organized to immediately follow the recently concluded LA Open, with the majority of players having taken part in that event and were able to stay on. The Camp is scheduled to continue for another 5 days, with three more inter-camp 50 Over matches being played at Woodley Park,…

MCL players have capability of playing in Pakistan National Team

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 738 total views,  3 views today HAFIZABAD/PUNJAB – PAKISTAN: Former Pakistan Test batsman Shoaib Mohammad will make his announcement soon on the top 14 players from the recently concluded Major Cricket League (MCL) tournament which took place in Hafizabad, Pakistan. The tournament which was won by the Lahore Lions franchise brought to the fore many promising cricketers who caught the eye during the tournament. Mahammad Qureshi, the American businessman who was the driving force behind this tournament had asked Mohammad, the former Test batsman to be the chief selector for this tournament.…

Qureshi scalps Anderson

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 766 total views,  1 views today All-rounder Zishawn Qureshi continues to progress nicely in his career as he grabbed another big scalp playing in the LA Open. Playing for Samp Army the left-arm orthodox spinner was able to send back Corey Anderson the former New Zealand International batsman. The left-hander was in his element trying to get his team LA Titans to a victory target of 213 runs, when Qureshi cut him down. Anderson who is now qualified to play for America was at the time on 40 off just 28 balls,…

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST USA CRICKET

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 9,534 total views Boulder, CO, March 28, 2021—Two members of the Board of Directors of USA Cricket, Venu Pisike and Srini Salver, allege that its governing board has engaged in a series of acts that violate the organization’s constitution, including an unlawful modification of the constitution and the improper appointment of an “Independent Director.” In delaying the 2020 Board member election, concealing the actual vote count on a resolution changing election procedures, insisting on Mr. Paraag Marathe’s immediate appointment as Independent Director (depriving a duly-elected Board the opportunity to make this…

CEO, five other USA Cricket members served fresh lawsuits

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 35,508 total views,  139 views today 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…

Bravo pays courtesy call on CCUSA chief

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 37,557 total views,  140 views today 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…

CWI president praises Qureshi’s commitment

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 4,155 total views BOCA RATON/FL – USA: President of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ricky Skerritt has praised the efforts of the chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi in hosting the recently concluded US Open T20 tournament in Fort Lauderdale, USA. Skerritt sent a message to Qureshi saying: “Well done, look at some of the cricket myself. Congratulations! Your never give up attitude is impressive.” Skerritt was honored by CCUSA in December 2019 for his work as an administrator and this was his first meeting with Qureshi, the long-standing administrator in American cricket.…