Mital Patel helps USA advance,next: taking Rutgers to a national title!

Mital Patel - Rutgers fast bowler receiving his Award for outstanding bowling from former crciekt great Lance Gibbs

USA team celebrating, with Trophy

Cameron Mirza, Tournament MVP. Scored a century, 118*

Salman Ahmad, took 11 wickets in 5 matches, smashed 62* & could easily have been Tournament MVP

Gurpreet Sandhu, 5 wickets for 7 runs vs Bermuda

 The USA Under 19 team won all 5 of their games to advance to the ICC Global Qualifiers in Ireland this summer, one step closer to qualifying for the 2012 Under 19 ICC World Cup. Mital Patel, freshman at Rutgers University was a key part of their success, and was Man of the Match in the 2nd game.

Next month, Mital will play for Rutgers in the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, trying to bring home the Cahnderpaul Trophy and the national title !

TEAM USA - ICC Americas 2011 Division 1 Under-19 Champions - Kneeling front row (L-R) Cameron Mirza, Trevor Singh, Fahad Babar, Abhijit Joshi (Captain), Jodhbir Singh, Pranay Suri, and Gurpreet Sandhu.Standing (L-R) Wesley King (Manager), Masood Akatar Syed (Physio), Mital Patel, Shayan Abdulghani, Hammad Shahid, Kalim Ahmed, Salman Ahmad, Waleed Karimullah, Steven Taylor ( Vice Captain/Wktpr), Sew Shivnarian (Asst Coach), and Robin Singh (Coach). (Photo : Bryan Vandenberg ©ICC)

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