US Open T20 brings great economic impact

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 3,588 total views,  43 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: The recently concluded US Open T20 tournament staged by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) at the Central Broward Regional Park was a shot in the arm financially for many businesses in the Broward area. A study of the economic impact that the tournament brought revealed there was a boost of around USD$5M at the end of the five-day tournament. This was welcome news for many businesses who have been struggling with the advent of the Covid 19 Pandemic. The tournament which was played…

Birthday boy Zishawn looking towards 2021

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 2,716 total views,  2 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Captain of the US All Stars team Zishawn Qureshi while celebrating his birthday on Tuesday is focussing on the new cricket season and what 2021 has in store for him. Fresh from leading his team to the semi-finals of the US Open T20 tournament, Qureshi is anxious to get back to the field of play as soon as possible. “After the US Open T20 I have been to Colorado and then visited St. Augustine. After this, it is back to work because I…

The rise of a young administrator

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 2,756 total views,  1 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: With a love for cars and a serious passion for basketball, no one would have thought that this young man would have such a central role in the development of cricket in the United States but the fact is Sofian Qamar is rising fast as a very good cricket administrator under the Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) banner. Born in New York but later settling down at Boca Raton where is married to Samantha Qamar and has three wonderful young kids in Soha, Saphirra,…

Christmas greetings from CCUSA chairman

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 2,831 total views On this occasion of Christmas under difficult times chairman and CEO of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi says that the best gift in being alive to celebrate the day today after what the world has gone through this year. “This has been one of the hardest years in our history with the Covid 19 pandemic which unfortunately is still here with us and just the mere fact that we get out of bed today shows the blessings that we receive. “I want to wish everyone a Merry…

US Open 2021 registration opens

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 2,296 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: Registration for the popular US Open T20 tournament for 2021 has already opened and Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is accepting teams already. This is the word from CEO and chairman of the CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi. Speaking to 925 News he said: “We have already opened registration for the US Open T20 tournament next year and teams are already showing interest. While the dust is still settling on this year’s remarkable tournament we are already moving ahead with planning the next event.” The Atlanta Param Veers…

Ali Khan praises Maq

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 2,049 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: USA fast bowler Muhammad Ali Khan has come out in praise of CEO of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi for his assistance in taking cricket forward in America. Ali was presented with a 1.5-acre parcel of land in Orange County near Disney World by Qureshi for besting the best bowler at the US Open T20 this year. Ali speaking to 925 News said: “I am very happy with the gesture shown to be by the Maq Group and Maq himself. He is really the…

Gayle presented with gift of land

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 2,163 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: The Universe Boss how has an acre and a half piece of real estate in Orange County close to Disney World because of his wonderful batting at the US Open T20 tournament in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend. Gayle’s batting allowed the Atlanta Param Veers to win the 2020 edition of the US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale Sunday. He scored 49 to lead Atlanta to 182/6 off their allotted 20 overs and 22 Yards responded with 172/7.…

Atlanta US Open T20 champions

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 1,852 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: Atlanta Param Veers with great performances from West Indians Johnson Charles and Chris Gayle won the 2020 edition of the US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale Sunday. The Param Veers team missing skipper Rayad Emrit, Akeal Hosein, Khary Pierre, and Kissoondath Magram fought well and got over 22 Yards by 10 runs to lift their first-ever US Open title. Gayle’s 49 and Johnson’s 70 paced Atlanta to 182/6 off their allotted 20 overs and 22 Yards responded with…

Ali Khan gets major prize from Maq Group

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 1,559 total views SUNRISE/FL – USA: USA fast bowler Muhammad Ali Khan was gifted 1.5 acres of land near Disney World Florida by CEO of the Maq Group Mahammad Qureshi as being the best of the bowlers at the 2020 US Open T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale. Qureshi made the presentation of the documents for the land during the mid-innings break of the final between Atlanta Param Veers and 22 Yards. Ali Khan is a product of the US Open T20 tournament and for…

Gayle carries Atlanta into final

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 557 total views,  1 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Legendary West Indies batsman Chris Gayle made a controlled 65 to lead Atlanta Param Veers to a 19-run victory over the US All Stars in the semi-finals of the US Open T20 tournament on Saturday night at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale. Gayle struck 65 and Steven Taylor 31 to take Atlanta Param Veers to a fighting 163/8, despite excellent bowling by Mahammad Ali Khan 4/25 and Ali Shaffique. Chasing 164 at 8.5 runs per over for victory the task…