MARGATE: Fl: There has been an unbelievable response by teams wanting to play at the 2019 MaqT10 USA Nationals, as 43 of them have already signed on to play the popular format.
This is the news coming out of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) headquarters in Margate. The tournament which takes place from April 26 to 28 will see a first prize of US$10,000. Mahammad Qureshi the chairman of CCUSA said that this year he is giving away a lot just for the development of cricket. So teams that are interested will be registered free of charge, and will also get free clothing and refreshments. Transport from the hotels is also being taken care of by CCUSA.
Faced with the headache of so many teams looking to play this tournament Qureshi said: “This is not a headache but a blessing. This is how I see things. I don’t see problems,
I see solutions and we are blessed at CCUSA with really wonderful members, so we will make it happen.”
He reminded: “Our goal is always about development and this is a unique opportunity to have many cricketers play the game and we are happy to give this opportunity.”
The games will be staged at the only recognized International Cricket Council (ICC) venue in North America – the Central Broward Regional Park. “We are not only giving cricketers the opportunity to play but to play at a top venue and also against tough opposition. At the end of it all, they will be better players for the US National team.”