Team USA 2022 CWC Blog – Semi Finals, Finals and the Finish

The day we beat the West Indies in the last Round Robin game and secured our place in the middle tier of the World Cup, it was time to celebrate the fact that we could not go lower than 8 out of 12 teams and we could go as high...
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Team USA Over 60 Cricket World Cup Blog – Round Robin, Let the games begin!

Game 1: First World Cup Cricket game for the USA – no, not just the Over 60s, but ANY USA cricket team! What an honor to be a part of this event. After the long wait and a year of preparation, the team finally arrived at the ground ready to...
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Team USA Over 60 Cricket World Cup Daily Blog – Days 6-8 – Have we started yet?

Day 6: Finally the opening ceremony! We all had to dress up as gentlemen and the accompanying women dressed up as well for the traditional photoshoot in the hotel lobby. After going through individual portrait photos and family photos, we gathered for the traditional team photo after spending almost 30...
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Team USA Over 60 Cricket World Cup Daily Blog – Days 3-5 – All Cricket!

Day 3: First day of cricket on an Australian pitch. We were scheduled to play a warm-up practice match against our frenemies from the North – Canada. It was exciting to participate in a Team USA game, even in a practice match, on a cricketing ground in a traditional cricketing...
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Team USA Over 60 Cricket World Cup Daily Blog – Day 2

Day 2 on our schedule showed “Rest Day”. But you take this group of cricketers who are used to explaining to their neighbors why they wear white clothes every Saturday and get grass stains on them and red smears by the end of the day. Then you drop them in...
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TEAM USA Over 60 World Cup 2022 – DAY 1

Day 1 is a puzzle because we missed a full day between Day 0 and Day 1 …hmm….Depart from LAX at 10 PM on Friday, travel 15 hours and land in Brisbane at 5 AM on Sunday. What happened to Saturday? Is this time travel that happens when you travel...
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TEAM USA Over 60 World Cup 2022 – DAY 0

Many decades ago, Nick Fury created SHIELD to be prepared for any global threat and to be able lean on super heroes for help. In a parallel universe in 2021, Parak Ananta Fury created a Shield of the USA Masters Cricket because he foresaw the cricket threat that the USA...
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