Cricket Council USA in an historic move is taking cricket to Disney World as they have planned the USA T10 international Nationals/tournament for Poinciana from April 19 to 21.
Chairman and CEO of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi revealed to News925 that this move is to take cricket to the fun loving city of Disney with the hope that the game attracts many more players and fans.
Qureshi has installed as a regional director Peter Jolly who will oversee the tournament at the Poinciana cricket fields.
According to Qureshi: “Cricket is coming in a big way to Orlando Disney World. Initially we are at Poinciana cricket fields for the USA T-10 international / Nationals in April and then we will bring many other tournaments to the area. We are happy to announce also that we have signed a contract with Ponciana Polk County with the aim of bringing a world class stadium to the Disney area in the not too distant future. This is going to be a big for cricket not only in the USA but also the world as people love to come to Disney and now there will be the further attraction of cricket there.”
Plans are already at an advanced stage for the hosting of the USA T10 this year which is expected to attract a lot of interest come the back end of April.