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Congrats to the Graduates & remembering When we were the new Boys

As some of you, our College Cricketers graduate, the words of this song by Rod Stewart “When we were the New Boys” clearly express what must be going through through your minds, as you part from your friends and fellow cricketers - Listen    Rod Stewart – When We Were The...

USA’s First Cricket Star,in over 100 years

In the past year Adil Bhatti has been interviewed for a Front page story of the Washington Post and also by the New York Times, Voice of America News, Sun Sentinel and his college and local media. Bhatti and his team received a Proclamation from the Montgomery County Council and...
Posted 28 Apr 2010 | 2010,CHAMPIONSHIPS,Montgomery College,NEWS | 10 Comments

Job Hunting ? Maybe American College Cricket can help

College Cricketers are among the brightest and the best. You go on to major positions in medicine, finance,  IT, engineering, law and other professions, but sometimes you need a little help finding that first position. Send your information to us, we will post it in a special Section FREE. This offer...

County Council issues proclamation recognizing 2009 Champions

On Tuesday, April 13 in the Montgomery County Council Hearing Room, Council President Nancy Floreen presented the Montgomery College Cricket Club with an official proclamation prior to the start of the County Council meeting. The club, which was accompanied Tuesday by faculty adviser Professor David Lott, reached the quarterfinals of...
Posted 14 Apr 2010 | 2010,CHAMPIONSHIPS,Montgomery College,NEWS,Universities | 0 Comments

All America 2nd Team

College All America Teams are the equivalent of All Star Teams in Professional sports in the US. The designation is primarily Honorary. However as we did last year, when a College All Star Team played the 2009 Champions, Montgomery College, we will endeavour to have the All Americans play.  There were...

All America 1st Team announced !

  Steve Kalloo, Umpire since 1989 (WICUA/USCUA), has officiated  International games and has spent decades watching Test and First Class cricket. Umpire Kalloo said the fielding at the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship was “some of the best fielding I have seen…..as good as Test level “.   Hassan Choghtai’s catch in the VOA...

2009 National Championship – the Beginning !

Montgomery College (MD) Takes Home The Chanderpaul Trophy March 24th, 2009 A day like this was made for cricket, beautiful blue skies with clouds of white and temperatures around 78 degrees. The Finals of the first American College Cricket Spring Break Championship got underway for the Chanderpaul Trophy in Lauderhill,...

Voice of America News Video of Championship-Catch of the Year at 2.44

About 2 things mentioned in the video: 1. Live audience – the audience for College cricket is all over the country, that’s why ACC did a WEBCAST (which thousands watched). American College Cricket avoided advertising to get a live audience because the costs for Permits, Police and Fire Personnel would have been...

Montgomery wins ! Sehgal scores 50* ! for GWU Ishaan scores 54 !

Despite a smashing 54 by Ishaan, who blasted 7 fours and 2 sixes, GWU were not able to fend off the rampaging defending Champions Montgomery College. Ishaan made his 54 out of 73 but the George Washington University club then struggled to 108 for 8 in their 20 overs. Big hitting wicketkeeper...
Posted 18 Mar 2010 | George Washington U,Montgomery College,NEWS,Universities | 1 Comment

Washington Post front page for defending Champions !

This article appeared before the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship in March. Last March, the Montgomery College team handily beat four other schools to win the first American College Cricket championship. There was only one problem: The school had no idea it had a cricket team. The cricketers will return...
Posted 14 Mar 2010 | Montgomery College,NEWS,Universities | 0 Comments