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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 that registration is already open and teams can indicate their interest ahead of the tournament. “We have put out our schedule for the year which includes the President’s Cup in Tampa in February, the first-ever T10 World Cup which takes place in May, as well as the Legends World Cup in October, and the US Open T20 tournament in December.
“The legends World Cup is very important to us and we have already started taking applications although it is 10 months away. We at CCUSA plan way ahead so as soon as teams show their interest we can start planning. Once we have a certain number of teams that we are satisfied with we will close off registration, so I am urging those interested to log on to
worldcupt20legends.com and register.”
The defending champions are West Indies who defeated India in the finals in October.