The NY Times coverage of the first American College Cricket Championship in March 2009 was the most shared Times article of that week, & led to the Times doing regular articles on international cricket ever since.
In March 2010 American College Cricket became the first organisation in USA & Canada to webstream, when it streamed the Semis & Finals of the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship.
York College, UMBC, University of South Florida & York University were the first teams to be webstreamed. In March 2011 American College Cricket streamed 6 more games.
In October 2011 American College Cricket was the first in USA & Canada, to TELEVISE cricket, when our exclusive broadcast partner TV Asia televised SIX (6) games, the Semis & Finals of the American College Cricket Northeast & Mid Atlantic regionals in NYC. Rutgers, NYU-Poly, Ryerson U, NJIT, Penn State, York College & UMBC were the pioneering teams.
March 2012 the Semis & Finals of the American College Cricket National Championship was televised from the CBRP Cricket Stadium in Florida, & a full season was broadcast by TV Asia from Oct through Dec 2012, followed by the 2013 Nationals final four & Finals.
Another huge first was Coca Cola & Dish Network becoming sponsors of American College Cricket in 2012 – the first major American companies to become involved in USA domestic cricket. To be a sponsor of American College Cricket, year round & for our Championships, contact Lloyd Jodah, email- Dogevpr2@aim.com.
Since 2012 CricHQ has provided groundbreaking scoring, competition & statistical tools which now spreading all over North America.
The 2014 American College Cricket National Championship will be March 12 to 16, at the CBRP Cricket Stadium & nearby fields, near Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Coca Cola is the Presenting Sponsor & Dish Network,supporting. CricHQ will for the 3rd year, provide groundbreaking scoring, competition & statistical tools. Registration is subject to approval, & only American College Cricket member clubs in good standing may participate.
TV Asia will televise the Final four & Finals and 24 colleges will compete for the Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy. Shiv Chanderpaul is the Patron & Brand Ambassador of American College Cricket.
American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah continues to develop teams in universities all across USA & Canada. If your college does not have a cricket club & you wish to start one contact Lloyd – Dogevpr2@aim.com. More than 60 colleges are now members of American College Cricket and having tournaments is only a part of what we do – its important to understand this if you wish to be a member.
We were part of the historic Cricket Exhibition at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown & partner with ESPN in promoting their cricket broadcasts. We have been covered by the New York Times, Washington Post, Canada’s Globe & Mail, LA Daily News, NY Daily News,Sun Sentinel, Voice of America & countless college media.
In addition to Coca Cola and Dish Network, the following were sponsors of the 2013 American College Cricket National Championship and our teams :
New Inning Foundation, Cricket Store Online & Hammer Cricket,100 Century Sports & CricketZone USA & Trophy World, Children across Borders, Tiger Fuel Co, Samosa Hut & Grill, Citibank (College Station,Tx), Icore Infotech Inc, Dr. Shehzad Topiwala, Currytos Restaurant, Advanced Technology Group USA Inc, QA Infotech, Dallas Premier League, Ford Cricket League, Michigan Cricket Association, Michigan Premier CC, Shishbaba, Wicket Club Indoor,
& from Lubbock,Tx : Koko inn and KoKo Club, Lubbock Cricket Club,USA and Raider L, Budget INN (New Mexico), Holiday INN (Brown Field,Tx), Raju Bhakta, Vinay Bhakta,Manish Bhakta,Divyesh Bhakta & Henry Patel.
To be a sponsor of American College Cricket, year round & for our Championships, contact Lloyd Jodah, email- Dogevpr2@aim.com.
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