West Indies Legends win World Cup

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 1,637 total views,  9 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN An inspired spell of slow bowling from Prem Singh took the West Indies to victory over India as they copped the inaugural Legends World Cup title in Fort Lauderdale, USA on Thursday evening. SCORES: West Indies 137/6 (20) vs India 84 all out (18) – West Indies won by 53 runs. Chasing 138 to win on a slow track at the Central Broward Regional Park was always going to be a difficult task and Singh spun webs around the unsuspecting Indian bowlers, taking…

Big bonus for Legends W Cup players

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 12,227 total views,  12 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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 11,489 total views,  9 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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 4,937 total views,  2 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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 7,407 total views,  2 views today 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…

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST USA CRICKET

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 9,998 total views,  2 views today 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…

CEO, five other USA Cricket members served fresh lawsuits

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 43,315 total views,  2 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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 42,053 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…

CWI president praises Qureshi’s commitment

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 4,198 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.…

Germany hits million cases; Russia, India sign deal for vaccine

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 569 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ BERLIN: Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe’s coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, while Russia signed up India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine. Although the virus spread is slowing thanks to weeks of tough restrictions, Europe remains at the heart of the pandemic, recording more cases than the United States in the past week. The pandemic is gaining strength fastest in Asia and Latin America, and is up by a worrying 113 percent over the week in Mexico.…