American College Cricket

ECB's Billy Taylor To Officiate At American College Championship

Setting another precedent for the game in the USA, joining the American College Cricket officiating crew this March will be England and Wales Cricket Board umpire Billy Taylor.
3 February 2014

American College Cricketers Of The Year

To be an American College Cricketer of the Year, on-field performance, overall conduct of a player as an ambassador of the game and American College Cricket, efforts that promote American College Cricket and leadership on and off the field are all aspects that are considered.
20 January 2014

Penn Win American College Cricket Ivy League Championship

Despite good play by Harvard, Princeton & Cornel, the University of Pennsylvania asserted the dominance they enjoyed back in the 1800s and early 1900s over the other Ivy League schools and are the American College Cricket Ivy League Champions.
1 January 2014

All American College First Team Named

An “All America” team is an honorary team from any college sport in the USA, composed of outstanding players – in other words, an all star team; & is referred to as “All Americans”. A squad of 16 was named by American College Cricket.
31 July 2013

American Cricket College 2014 Schedule Announced

The schedule for the 2014 American Cricket College competition has been unveiled with the tournament running from 12th to 16th March.
11 July 2013

Historic Venue For Ivy League Championship

The final stages of the American College Cricket Ivy League Championship will be hosted at the prestigious Philadelphia Cricket Club on 29th September 2013. The Final Four and Final will be played at the PCC while the two venues for matches played on 28th September have yet to be confirmed. Sponsors of the event include Coca Cola and Dish Network.
10 June 2013

Maryland (UMBC) Lift Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have been crowned 2013 American College Cricket champions and have claimed the Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy. They were captained to victory by Rikin Parikh and this year's Championship was dedicated to the memory of Colin Michael Jodah, who passed away earlier this year.
5 June 2013

American College Cricket Announces Ivy League Championship

The University of Pennsylvania had one of the first official college sports teams in America, a cricket team which was begun in 1842. Princeton began an official one in 1857 & Harvard in 1868, but cricket was being played at Dartmouth and Ivy League universities in the 1700’s. Now more recognized for their academic excellence, the "Ivy League" played a major and pioneering role in early American sports.
9 May 2013

UMBC Win National Title, Claim Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy

As the sun set, and the Stadium lights came on, the University of South Florida Bulls and the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers took the field for the 5th Finals of the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship,presented by Coca Cola with supporting sponsor Dish Network, on TV Asia.
24 April 2013

USF Bulls Take On UMBC Retrievers In American College Cricket Final

Both teams in the finals of the American College Cricket National Championship got there undefeated. University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC Retreivers) made the final four in 2010 but has struggled to repeat that success until the 2012 Mid Atlantic Regionals which they won.
18 April 2013

Boston University Begins Credit Course In Cricket

Thanks to the work of Boston University Cricket Club President Hayat Khan and American College Cricket students at BU can now get credit for learning & playing cricket.
11 April 2013

28 Universities Set To Battle For Chanderpaul Trophy

In March 2009, five new college teams, with practically no practice playing together stepped out on cricket fields in Florida to compete for the Chanderpaul Trophy & a National title for the first time. They earned a big story in the NY Times of March 24, 2009. In 2010 the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship set a record by having 47 matches in 5 days, which it broke in 2011 when 30 teams competed in 5 days in a record 67 matches – the largest ever cricket tournament in the world.
5 March 2013

Harvard Among 7 First-Timers Battling For Chanderpaul Trophy

Playing in a National Championship is a major accomplishment, and college sports clubs get increased recognition by schools for doing so. Therefore every team playing for the Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy, the 2013 American College National Championship is already a winner, and a major step further along in the development of cricket in their college, the USA & Canada.
25 February 2013

5 Texas Colleges Included In National Championship For Chanderpaul Trophy

Another indication that the Lone Star State always does things bigger - of the states, it may have the most colleges playing for the Chanderpaul Trophy in the American College Cricket National Championship in Ft Lauderdale, March 13 -17 on TV Asia - five. Texas A & M, a 2012 Club of the Year, has lost only one of the 12 matches its played in American College Cricket – and that was to eventual National Champions York College in the Semis of the Nationals.
18 February 2013

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