United States of America
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
Sandra Ibarra, a former member of the USA women's national squad and more recently the South West Region Women's Cricket Coordinator, has agreed to take a leadership role with USYCA. Sandra, an ICC Level I cricket coach, recently moved to the Baltimore area and will be coordinating the new community youth cricket programs starting this summer in Maryland.
31 January 2012
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
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
Hosts of the ICC Womenâ€™s World Cup Qualifier 2011, Bangladesh, have secured One-Day International status for first time for its womenâ€™s side after Salma Khatunâ€™s side beat USA in a low-scoring fixture. Meanwhile, Ireland defeated fellow European qualifier and ODI side Netherlands, to retain its ODI status â€“ the result means that Netherlands has lost its ODI status for the womenâ€™s side. Bangladesh and Ireland will now face-off on Saturday in the 5th/6th play-off for the tournament at BKSP* 2.
24 November 2011
Ahead of the 11-day qualifying tournament in Bangladesh, all ten captains of the competing teams pose with the Women's World Cup. From left to right they are: Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Ema Kuribayashi (Japan), Doris Francis (USA), Mignon du Preez (South Africa), Salma Khutan (Bangladesh), Sana Mir (Pakistan), Dilani Manodara (Sri Lanka), Isobel Joyce (Ireland), Helmien Rambaldo (Netherlands), Sharne Meyers (Zimbabwe).
14 November 2011
Saturday Oct 29 2011 in the annals of world cricket will be looked back on as one of the most important days - Rutgers University played NYU-Polytechnic on TV in USA and Canada. It was the first time domestic cricket was televised in the USA and Canada on a major channel, TV Asia. In addition, the enormity of college sports in the USA promises a whole new universe for world cricket.
2 November 2011
College football usually generates as much conversation in the college football season as the games themselves. Now American College Cricket rankings is awaited with great interest, though amongst a much smaller groups, in Universities across the USA and Canada.
26 September 2011
Looking for a way to make turf maintenance easier? TurfEx topdressers are designed and manufactured in America to allow professional groundsmen and greenkeepers to meet the challenges of maintaining turf in prestige condition in the sports arenas and golf courses of the USA.
18 August 2011
Ten teams will battle it out for the four remaining places at the 2013 ICC Women's World Cup in Dhaka from 14th to 25th November, the ICC has confirmed. Hosts Bangladesh will be joined by South Africa, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, USA, West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and Japan as they bid to make the 2013 tournament in India.
17 August 2011
Canada will host Afghanistan, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States of America (USA) for a round-robin Twenty20 tournament later this month and play a two-day game against USA. The 2011 Etihad Summer Festival will run from 11th August to 13th August before the Auty Cup two-day game between Canada and USA - international cricket's oldest rivals - will be played on 15th and 16th August.
4 August 2011
The 14-man squads for the upcoming ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Ireland have been named. Host Ireland will be joined by teams from Afghanistan, Canada, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Scotland, United States of America (USA) and Vanuatu.
6 July 2011
Record-breaking former West Indian fast bowler Courtney Walsh has been appointed as the team manager for the West Indies Under-19 tour of the United States of America. The team, led by Kraigg Brathwaite, will play four one-day games against their USA counterparts from 8th to 14th July.
5 July 2011
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 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
Gurpreet Sandhu will be celebrating St Patrick's Day this year with great fervor. In fact from green fields to green four leaf clovers,the USA Under 19 cricket lads will be getting their Irish on as the team marched today into the ICC Global Qualifiers in Ireland this summer - one jig closer to the 2012 Under 19 World Cup.
14 February 2011
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
The first International sports contest was USA vs Canada, in a cricket match in 1844 .It took place in New York City at the St George's Cricket Club in Bloomingdale Park, where the NYU Medical Center now stands at 31 st & 1st Ave. About 20,000 spectators watched and over $ 1 million (in present day currency) in bets were placed.
10 January 2011
The final squads for the ICC World Cricket League Division Three competition, which runs from 21st to 29th January in Hong Kong, have been confirmed. Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy, Oman, USA and Papua New Guinea are competing and the top two sides will earn promotion to Division Two, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates in April.
30 December 2010
The United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) is facing a legal battle after North American Cricket League - Twenty20 Inc. (NACL) filed a civil action against them following attempts to set up an official Twenty20 league in the USA. The news comes soon after the USACA had inked an historic deal with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) that is aimed to nurture the sport in America...
23 December 2010