Qureshi congratulates US team

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 3,038 total views,  29 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA:  United States cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi has congratulated the US national team on the fact that they will be involved in the 2024 ICC World Cup that will be played in the US and the Caribbean. ICC confirmed the automatic qualification of the 12 teams for the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup which will feature 20 teams. The top eight teams from the 2022 T20WC in Australia, including hosts West Indies and the United States, as well as the next two highest-ranked teams…

CCUSA Sanctions California Cup

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 4,892 total views,  4 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: As cricket continues to build in the United States, Cricket Council USA continues to assist and this time they have sanctioned yet another tournament, the California Cup.Chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi said these tournaments are important in unearthing new talent so his organization has decided to sanction it.  “We have been the most stable cricket organization for the past two decades in the USA and we continue to put cricket first. This tournament is of high quality and the organizers have presented…

Sri Lanka too strong for Kenya

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 9,676 total views,  4 views today Sri Lanka’s spinners restricted Kenya to 87 for six before captain Chamari Athapaththu struck 57 off 29 balls to power Sri Lanka to a nine-wicket win on the third day of the ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl in a match they dominated virtually throughout even though their bowlers got off to a shaky start, conceding seven wides in the first three overs.  Sri Lanka’s infielders were just as sharp as in…

Legends W Cup carries US$10,000 in prizes

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 2,349 total views,  4 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: The second edition of the Legends World Cup will carry prize money to the tune of $US10,000.This is the news coming out of the headquarters of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) the umbrella body for the tournament. The matches will be played from October 12 to 16 at the Central Broward Regional Park, which is the only ICC-approved venue in North America at the moment.The tournament is being held in collaboration with the US Cricket Hall of Fame. Chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi revealed…

West Indies Legends win World Cup

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 2,793 total views 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 five wickets…

Big bonus for Legends W Cup players

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 12,851 total views 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 squad will…

Qureshi’s vision shows with Malhotra

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 11,845 total views 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 Cricket Council…

Qureshi hails MCL Hyderabad

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 5,058 total views,  1 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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 7,503 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…

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST USA CRICKET

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 10,130 total views,  1 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…