American College Cricket

Texas A & M University To Make Cricket Field On Campus

The Texas A & M Aggies Cricket team was disappointed at narrowly not making the final four at nationals - the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship; though undefeated they earned less points than the winner of their group and did not advance.
31 August 2011

Montgomery College - True Champions

In the couple of months in early 2009 that I spent trying to create teams for the first American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, Suchit Laheri called me a number of times. He wanted his college to participate in this new national Championship...
25 August 2011

Tendulkar Could Join Pantheon Of Edgbaston Legends

If Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international century at Edgbaston it will be fitting. Edgbaston has been the English county home of three of the greatest batsmen to ever play the game, Rohan Kanhai, Alvin Kallicharran and Brian Lara. Recently Shiv Chanderpaul, # 10 on the List of all time Tests runs scorers and endorser of American College Cricket, signed to play the key final games in the 2011 English County season for Warwickshire.
11 August 2011

American College Cricket Player Makes Superb Debut For Canada

York University’s Khushroo Wadia scored the most runs in the 2010 and 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championships ( 6 half centuries in 10 innings). This propelled him into the spotlight, and contributed to his selection to make his international debut for Canada at the ICC Americas T20 tournament being played at the Central Broward Regional Park Cricket Stadium in Florida.
26 July 2011

Baseball Hall Of Fame Pitches For Cricket

Cooperstown NY: Sunday, June 5th, 100 American Youth baseball teams in Cooperstown for the Coopertown Dreams Park event, and some of them were playing cricket on the lawns of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The stumps were in place, and the American College Cricket players from Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Minnesota and NYU Polytechnic University were ready to play. The venue was the lawns of the National Baseball of Fame...
16 June 2011

Regional Conference Championships Set for American College Cricket

The dates of the 2011 American College Cricket Conference Championships, the regional tournaments, have been set for this Fall. Last year, in only its 2nd year, American College Cricket held 5 regional Conference Championships : the Midwest Championship which was won by Purdue University, the Northeast won by Rutgers, the Midatlantic won by North Carolina State, the Southeast won by Auburn and the West Coast won by USC. This year a 6th Conference, the Southwest will be added for Big 12 colleges, and played in Texas.
10 May 2011

Cricketer Nominated As University Of Florida Gators' Athlete Of The Year

Starting in early 2009, American College Crciket President Lloyd Jodah began working on getting a viable cricket team going at the University of Florida (UF), but the Gators could not in time for either the 2009 or 2010 national Championships. In September 2010 UF student Krishna Dase came into the picture, and working with Jodah got a team together for the November American College Cricket Southeast Championship.
19 April 2011

'Excellent Facilties, Welcome And Excellent Competition'

Presentation College Chaguanas Cricket Team made a historic trip to play as Special Guests at the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, and thoroughly enjoyed the top quality facilities and high level of cricket. Presentation has for years been the top school cricket team in T & T and has a number of players who have represented T & T at the Under 19 and Under 15 level.
8 April 2011

NYU-Polytechnic President Jerry Hultin Honours MVP And Cricket Team

American College Cricket (ACC) President Lloyd Jodah presented Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) star cricket player Adrian Gordon with the uniform of one of the world's most prestigious professional teams, the IPL's Rajasthan Royals - the team with which he will practice as a winner of ACC's Most Valuable Player award.
1 April 2011

Adrian Gordon, Adil Bhatti Get Trip To The IPL

Clive Lloyd captained the West Indies to two World Cup victories and a record run as World Champions in Test cricket - now, as Chairman of the Advisory Board of BIG League USA, that, from all the accomplished candidates, there are TWO winners of the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship Awards : Adil Bhatti of Montgomery College, and Adrian Gordon of NYU-Polytechnic !
28 March 2011

American College Cricket MVP Heading For IPL

BIG League CEO Salman Ahmed confirmed thet the MVP of the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship will receive a special invitation to to be a guest of the Royal Rajasthan at the 2011 IPL season this April. Salman Ahmed said, "Sean Morris, Chief Executive of Rajasthan Royals has confirmed the invitation of the MVP of American College Cricket..."
21 March 2011

Spring Break Championship: Gordon Smashes Century

He's known for his pace bowling but the first time I saw Adrian Gordon play, I was impressed by his batting. His style reminded me of the great West Indian batsmen Roy Fredericks and Gordon Greenidge. Yesterday at the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, Gordon let loose and smashed a century, 145* of just 53 balls ! He scored 11 fours and 8 sixes in an onslaught that was unbelievable.
19 March 2011

2011 American College Spring Break Championship Gets Underway

The 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship was kicked off by a dazzling Opening Ceremony which was webstreamed around the world. 30 American and Canadian Universites were gathering in cricket's version of March Madness to compete for the Chanderpaul Trophy and the national Championship.
18 March 2011

College Championship Finals Secures TV Coverage

Sunday March 6th started with the George Vecsey New York Times column featuring Lloyd Jodah, American College Cricket President and NYU-Poly players, including captain Adrian Gordon, discussing the World Cup and the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship. The NY Times website enjoys over 30 million unique hits per month, so this was quite an achievement.
9 March 2011

Another Big Step For West Coast Champions

In the 1800's the westward roll of the railroad presaged the development of the United States of America. In Fall 2010 American College Cricket, after just 18 months, rolled westward for its West Coast Championship. This accomplished the desired effect of increasing the profile of cricket regionally, evidenced by the La Daily News coverage of the event.
1 March 2011

Teams Named For 2011 Spring Break Championship

American College Cricket has announced the names of the colleges from the USA & Canada playing for the Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy in the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship...
25 February 2011

Caribbean Flavour To 2011 US College Championship

The cricket stadium in Lauderhill was built in 2007 with the aim of having some matches of the 2007 World Cup played there. However that dream was not realized. Now though teams for the 2nd year in a row teams from the West Indies are making appearances at the Stadium, often called the "American College Cricket" Stadium by students.
21 February 2011

Patel Combines Cricket With Studies

2011 is a big year for batsman/fast bowler Mital Patel, he was selected to be in the USA Under 19 team,playing in February in the ICC Americas Qualifier for the 2012 U19 World Cup. Then in March he represents Rutgers University in the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship. Currently a freshman at Rutgers University Mital Patel is studying for a Finance and Medicine Double Major, "I wanted to choose something that would combine a branch of business with the field of medicine," he explained.
7 February 2011

Wicket-Keeper Makes Sports Illustrated

Ian Carlin is the toast of the cricket world this week after being selected as the nation's top American-born college player and landing in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Jan. 31st issue.
31 January 2011

2010 American College Cricket Players Of The Year

In a year that saw 20 Universities participate in the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, followed by 30 in the regional Championships, its time to highlight the best from those teams.
5 January 2011