American College Cricket

Chanderpaul Signs Endorsement Deal In USA

Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been American College Cricket's brand ambassador from the beginning - that is late 2008. For his efforts Chanderpaul became the first inductee into the American College Cricket Hall of Fame, at a function in NYC, attended by Legends Brian Lara, Clive Lloyd, Courtney Walsh and Jimmy Adams. Fresh on the heels of that accomplishment, the pioneering Chanderpaul signed an endorsement deal with an American company - Mueller Sports Medicine.
17 January 2013

American College Cricket Newcomer Of The Year Named

Just in time for Elvis Presley's birthday anniversary the American College Cricket Newcomer of the Year was named as Murali Krishna Ankaraju of the University of Memphis, the hometown of the King. Making his debut in American College Cricket, at the South West Regional, Murali smashed 131 off 65 balls with six fours and 10 sixes - a strike rate of 201.5. The highest score of the five centuries made this season in college cricket (10 since 2010).
11 January 2013

Chanderpaul Makes Major American College Cricket Announcement

At a press conference in New York the world's current number one ranked Test batsman, Shivnarine Chanderpaul has announced the launch of the American College Cricket Hall of Fame on the fourth anniversary of his first involvement in American College Cricket. American College Cricket was founded in October 2008 by Lloyd Jodah, and from December 2008 Chanderpaul has been the Patron and Brand Ambassador for American College Cricket.
14 December 2012

American College Cricket's Century Makers

The highest score in American College Cricket, from March 2009 to now, is by all rounder Adrian Gordon (NYU-Poly) who smashed 145 not out at the Nationals, the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship in Florida. Below is the list of 8 centurions.
7 December 2012

Krunal Bhange, A New Star USF Bulls His Way Onto Scene

Just in time for the 2013 Nationals, the University of South Florida (USF) Bulls has added a new talent to their roster – Krunal Bhange. In the American College Cricket South East Championship Krunal smashed 127* against Embry Riddle University, hitting 14 fours & 7 sixes in 73 balls. He followed it up with 48 against FIU and 10 against the UF Gators.
22 November 2012

UMBC, Montgomery College Through To Mid-Atlantic Semi-Finals

The fourth & fifth matches of the TV cricket season in the USA & Canada were the Semi Finals of the American College Cricket Mid Atlantic Championship: Virginia Tech vs University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC); and Montgomery College vs Long Island University-Brooklyn. The teams squared off at the British Officers Cricket Club in Evansburg, PA in picturesque autumn shades of gold, rust-brown & red – a truly unique setting for cricket which is so much a summer sport. The temperature, in brilliant sunshine, was in the 60?s as the college players took the field.
19 November 2012

American Cricket College Rankings Released

It's cricket season on TV in USA & Canada. Watch American College Cricket games every Saturday on TV Asia at 7 pm in the US & Canada. American College Cricket was the first to webstream domestic cricket in March 2010, then in October 2011 was the first to put the game on TV in the US & Canada, with TV Asia.
12 November 2012

American College Cricket South Central Championship - 13th-14th October

In just over a month Divya Patel did a tremendous amount of work to organize the Arkansas State University Red Wolves Cricket Club, and get the team to the 2012 American College Cricket Spring Championship. Later, back in Arkansas Divya saw the schedule of American College Cricket regional championships and told Lloyd Jodah, American College Cricket President, how he wished the Red Wolves could play in one
11 October 2012

Newcomers Claremont To Take On USC

19-year-old Claremont Colleges sophomore Sachit Sood heard about American College Cricket and contacted American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah. They discussed the steps to begin a college cricket club, and though it was the Summer Break, with many of Sood’s fellow students scattered around the world on vacation and internships, the wheels were set in motion.
19 September 2012

Cornell University Is 4th Ivy League University In American College Cricket

The Ivy League played a huge role in the development of sports in America & won many early collegiate titles. With the Ivies’ rules against the granting of athletic scholarships however, other colleges have come to dominate college sports. Using cricket the Ivy League schools have the opportunity to even the score, as when University of Pennsylvania reached the final four in the American College Cricket National Championship in 2011.
13 September 2012

Northeastern University Huskies Join American College Cricket

When 18-year-old undergrad Pranav Adnani came to Northeastern University in Fall 2011, he said, "There was no cricket club & despite a large student population of Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans, Bangladeshis etc, any student who wanted to play would usually join teams outside of school." In fact, since 2009 various students at Northeastern have contacted American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah, wishing to be a part of the national collegiate organization for cricket, but the students were not able to progress beyond their internal tapeball play.
4 September 2012

Long Island University-Brooklyn Is Latest American College Cricket Team

Joining American College Cricket has rocketed LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds Cricket into the spotlight - getting featured in the New York Times, and local media. Then Club President Devarshetty got the priviledge of meeting NYPD Commssioner Ray Kelly.
29 August 2012

Anil Kumble And American College Cricket Parade T20 World Cup Trophy In NYC

In the USA, inexplicably people of cricket background have left cricket out of the social & cultural activies. But TV Asia & American College Cricket is changing that. For the 2nd year TV Asia heavily promoted American College Cricket on their float in the India Day Parade Sunday, " said American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah.
21 August 2012

Princeton University Joins American College Cricket

From 2009 American College Cricket, and the significant media profile it has generated for the game, including on Facebook, is inspiring young cricketers all over the USA & Canada. The opportunity to compete against their peers is spurring students, who might have left the game, to be re-engaged.
8 August 2012

Texas A & M Defeat Houston Cougars For SW Title

The Texas A & M Aggies' batting was like the New England Patriots offence, a scoring juggernaut...the team put up two scores of over 200 runs, against strong teams : 208 vs Texas Tech Raiders and 207 vs the Houston Cougars ! to stretch their unbeaten streak in American College Cricket to 7 games, and take the South West title
15 February 2012

The 5 American College Cricket Players Of 2011 Named

The Five College Players of the Year for 2011 was recently announced by American College Cricket. The players were recognized for their on field and off the field efforts in American College Cricket this past year. Previous winners are not eligible to repeat. The 5 American College Cricket Players of 2011 are...
30 January 2012

Gordon Signs To Play In England For 2012 Season

After catching the eye of American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah at a practice game, Adrian Gordon worked with Lloyd to start a cricket club at NYU- Polytechnic University, to play in the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship. Then in the first Northeast regional for American College Cricket Gordon led NYU-Poly to the Finals, he travelled to Washington DC to assist in staging the Mid Atlantic Championship.
19 December 2011

New American College Cricket Rankings Out

With the completion of six of the seven American College Cricket regional Championships, the Power Rankings of Universities' cricket clubs in the USA & Canada have changed dramatically since the national Championship in March 2011.
14 December 2011

More American College Cricket On TV

The 5 American College Cricket games broadcast so far in USA & Canada have been historic and groundbreaking - with 1 more to come for this Fall season - this Saturday at 7pm, York College vs NJIT. No other organisation has even come close to televising domestic cricket in the USA and Canada.
8 December 2011

Ryerson University Wins American College Cricket Northeast Title

In the 3rd TV game in American and Canadian history, Toronto’s Ryerson University took on the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (know as NYU-Polytechnic). The two teams faced off on TV Asia on Sat Nov 12, in the Finals of the American College Cricket Northeast Championship, and an opportunity to zoom up the rankings, maybe even to number 1 !
15 November 2011