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Shebani Bhaskar’s Reflection

USA’s brightest hope, Shebani Bhaskar, made her international debut in Bangladesh at the Women’s World Cup Qualifier with poise and style. Unarguably USA’s biggest asset on tour, Bhaskar led the team to victory against Zimbabwe with a scintillating 72 runs and a match-winning direct-hit to the stumps from extra cover to the striker’s end. Her […]

13 Questions with Robin Singh

Robin Singh is no stranger to international cricket and coaching. For those who just woke up from a 15-year hibernation, Singh is the Trinidad & Tobago-born man who migrated to India at age 18 to study Economics. He is now a former India cricketer and world-famous coach for his works with India and Mumbai Indians, […]

ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier and Beyond

Pic (Above): Team USA celebrate a wicket against Netherlands. (Photo Courtesy ICC/Shouber Rahman) “USA Women’s Road to India World Cup” campaign came to a screeching halt after bowing out of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier (WWCQ) with a 1-5 record to finish 8th out of 10 teams. For many onlookers, the performance was an […]

USA Loses to West Indies XI by 47 Runs in Friendly

After eight days of beautiful weather in Barbados, the heavens opened up on day nine – August 15, 2011. The heavy downpour started at 7:00 a.m. and continued till 10:00 a.m. Because of the conditions, some of the selected West Indies (W.I.) XI players made flight arrangements to return to their respective homes earlier.The diligent […]

USACA/ICC Americas Camp a Success for USA Women

The United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) in collaboration with ICC Americas facilitated a high-performance camp in Barbados over the period August 7-15 for the USA women cricketers. The camp is in preparation for the upcoming Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier (WCWCQ) in Bangladesh, from November 14-25, 2011. Thirteen women traveled to Barbados for […]

ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011 Match Schedule

The International Cricket Council released the groups and match schedule for the Women’s World Cup Qualifier to be held in Bangladesh from November 14-25, 2011. USA is drawn into group A with three top 10-ranked ODI teams in the world: Group A: USA (Americas Champion) South Africa (#5) Sri Lanka (#7) Netherlands (#10) Zimbabwe (#11) […]

USA Defeated Barbados XI by 82 Runs in Practice Match

USA women defeated Barbados XI by 82 runs. The 9:30 a.m. match got off to a late start due to Barbados not being able to field a full team. Trinidad & Tobago national players Devika Singh, Britney Cooper (current West Indies player), and Allison Collins could have enjoyed a rest day from the current West Indies women’s regional […]

USACA Sends Entire Women Squad to Barbados

In a positive twist of faith, United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) approved sending the 18 players selected from the recent national tournament to Barbados. The 18-woman USA squad was slated to attend a weekend training camp in New York from July 22-24. At the conclusion of the camp, 14 players would have been […]

Tri-State Lynx Win Women Nationals Despite Final Day Washout

A Sunday morning thunderstorm followed by drizzling rain washed out the final day of the United States of America women’s nationals’ tournament in New York, but it did not stop the coronation of the powerful Tri-State Lynx was one of two teams representing the New York region in this year’s tournament. The other was the […]

Gruny scores century as Lynx maul opposition for second day in a row at 2011 USACA Women’s Championship

Tri-State Lynx player Nadia Gruny scored the fourth century of the tournament on Saturday morning, notching 110 off 65 balls, as the Lynx annihilated the Hollywood Rebels by 509 runs at Idlewild Park in Queens, N.Y., on the second day of the 2011 USACA Women’s Championship. North West Phoenix also made it two for two […]

Three Centuries Highlight Play on Day 1 of USACA Women’s Championship

North West Phoenix captain Doris Francis scored an unbeaten century to rescue her side from early trouble, guiding them to a three-wicket win over New York Warriors at Idlewild Park in Queens, N.Y., on Friday afternoon at the USACA Women’s Championship. In the other matches on day one, Hollywood Rebels easily defeated the USACA Developmental […]

Goordial-John’s big MVP day and the sacrifices players make

By Peter Simunovich It may have been a prelude game to the important Independence Day long weekend women’s national tournament in New York, but United States senior team member Indomatie Goordial-John had a very good day at the office. Goordial-John top scored with 53 for the Tri-State Lynx in its 40-over game against the USA […]