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BOCA RATON/FL – The inaugural T10 World Cup to be hosted by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is targeting 100 teams. This tournament which is expected to bowl off on May 19 will take place at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale which is the only International Cricket Council (ICC) recognised facility in North America. The tournament will be played over four days and matches will take place on the main stadium inside as well as the three adjoining grounds around the stadium. In addition to this there will also be matches hosted at the Maq Cricket Stadium and a number of other grounds locally.
Chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi explains: “We are targeting 100 teams for this initial tournament. We are inviting teams from all around the world to come and take part in this event. We are already getting interest from teams in the West Indies and Canada which is good. They will be coming across to join all the local teams who will be part of this special event.”
Qureshi added that the prize money for this tournament will be in the range of US$100,000. “This is the tournament that you want to play in because in addition of winning the prestigious T10 World Cup you can also share in the prize money which is in the range of US$100,000.”
Teams interested in taking part can show their interest by going to the website www.worldcup-T10.com to register.