Jan 18 was 5 years to the day that Colin Michael Jodah's innings ended, a short magnificent one at 56. Though blind for over 20 years (totally blind in one eye & very limited sight in the other due to the effects of diabetes - "legally blind" by USA definition) Colin was a major contributor to American College Cricket.
The American College Cricket Newcomer of 2017 is a final year student in a double degree program, Honours Bachelors of Bus Admin from Wilfre Laurier U, and Honours Bachelors of Math from U of Waterloo.
American College Cricket began with 5 'teams' of pioneers following a man with a dream. Organized college cricket didn't exist in USA which was bizarre given the example and enormity of college sports in USA to the students with a cricket background who came to USA universities
Amir Saddique has been retained as Coach of the American College Cricket USA team to play vs the Canadian College Cricket All Stars in Orlando Jan 27 & 28, 2018. Amir was the Coach for Series IV in Texas in Jan 2017 when USA won 3-0.