Qureshi rolls back the years

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 28,462 total views,  716 views today By VINODE MAMCHANHOUSTON: USA – Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi showed that he still had class as a batsman as he cracked 75 for his team  East Broncos in the Masters Cricket USA league in Houston recently. Qureshi’s brilliant effort opening the batting saw his team reach 240 for eight off 45 overs and then restrict the opposing team Chairman’s XI to 222/8 also of 45 overs – giving Broncos victory by 18 runs. The right hander a former  youth player from Pakistan needed…

CCUSA chairman wishes all Eid Mubarak

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 33,523 total views,  716 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Chairman of the Maq Group and Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is wishing everyone Eid Mubarak at this auspicious time. In his Eid message the top businessman and cricket administrator reminded all to live together as one to battle any problems that may come their way. He said the world was shaken up by the Covid 19 and the reason it is now coming out of the pandemic is because people stuck together, held hands and battled on a united front.…

Qureshi questions third party involvement

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 17,606 total views,  261 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA:  Chairman of Cricket Council USA(CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is asking why there is third party involvement in running the affairs of cricket in America. Qureshi says that since ACE (American Cricket Enterprises) has come on board they have been running America’s cricket and this is not the right thing. He explained to News925 :”ACE has been awarded the rights to host and develop Major League cricket in the United States. It means that they control Major League which is a tournament and that is…

Qureshi inducted into Palm Beach Hall of Fame

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 13,572 total views,  57 views today PALM BEACH/FL – USA: Sports administrator and businessman extraordinaire Mahammad Qureshi was inducted into the Palm Beach Hall of Fame at a gala ceremony in West Palm Beach on Sunday evening. Qureshi was given the award by the West Palm Beach County Commission for his services to the development of sport in South Florida, especially cricket. The man who has spent millions of dollars in the development of cricket was very humble in accepting the award. “I am grateful to the County for his induction and…

Cricket Council USA embarks on massive cricket infrastructure

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 14,378 total views,  52 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has forged a partnership with the Maq Group which will see five cricket stadia built in America in time for the 2024 World Cup. The project will see an increase in the number of top class cricket facilities from one at the moment (Central Broward Regional Park) to at least six. This will augur well for America’s cricket not only for the World Cup but beyond. The five areas where major facilities will be built is at West Palm…

Qureshi promises bumper 2022

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 33,530 total views,  51 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…

President’s Cup carded for Feb 18

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 32,165 total views,  3 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…

CCUSA says thank you for successful 2021 tournament

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 31,300 total views,  10 views today BOCA RATON/FL: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi says that the 2021 US Open T20 event which ended last Monday was the best of the lot and thanked everyone who made it a success. Speaking from the Boca Raton office on Friday, Qureshi said the tournament which was the 13th held drew massive interest from around the world and this was because everyone played their part to ensure this was the reality. “We had the biggest US Open T20 tournament and although there were…

US Open T20 fully sanctioned by ICC

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 20,480 total views The 2021 US Open T20 tournament has been fully sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and USA Cricket (USAC). The official news came to hand yesterday when USAC published on their website that the tournament has been sanctioned. This is a massive relief for international players who would not have been able to participate in the tournament if it was not sanctioned by the ICC. Their respective cricket boards would have granted them No Objection Certificates (NOC) to play at the tournament granted it was sanctioned by…

Competitive groups for US Open T20

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 16,874 total views By VINODE MAMCHAN Two very competitive groups have been formed for this year’s US Open T20 cricket tournament which bowls off on December 6 at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale, USA. A total of 10 teams will be vying for US$100,000 in prizes and this time around there is an increased number of foreign professionals coming on board which will lend to an even greater quality of cricket. The committee set up by ruling body Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) have been meeting for a while…