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Dhaniram, Darlington And Williams Named In US Squad

Dec. 5th, 2010
The United States of America Cricket Association today released its Senior Men’s USA team selected to compete in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier and World Cricket League Division 5 tournaments in Dubai, UAE and Nepal, respectively.

New York local Clain Williams has secure a spot in the USA senior squad to Dubai and Nepal. Photo by Shiek Mohamed.

The full squad is Timroy Allen, Imran Awan, Orlando Baker, Lennox Cush, Kevin Darlington, Sudesh Dhaniram, Glen Hall, Rashard Marshall, Steve Massiah (Capt.), Sushil Nadkarni, Usman Shuja, Aditya Thyagarajan, Saurabh Verma, Clain Williams and Carl Wright. Officials: Imran Khan (Manager), Clayton Lambert (Coach), and Akhtar Masood Syed (Physio).

Following a weekend long rigorous training camp at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida last month, under the watchful eyes of USA national coach Clayton Lambert, and New Zealand’s Hamish Barton, USA Cricket Association 2nd VP and Director of Cricket Operations Sheikh Manaf Mohamed today made public the list of players and officials selected to travel from New York to Dubai on February 1st and return from Nepal on March 1, 2010.

In Dubai, the USA will have practice sessions at the Sharja Stadium on February 4th and 5th, before a practice match at the Abu Dhabi Stadium on February 6th. Another practice session is scheduled for February 8th, before the round-robin of matches in the World Twenty20 Qualifier begins in Dubai on February 9 through 11, with the Semi Finals and Finals on February 12 and 13 respectively.

The USA squad will leave Dubai for Nepal on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The squad will have three days of practice, before participating in round-robin matches from February 20 through 27, with a rest day on February 25th. The squad will leave Nepal two days later for the journey back home, arriving in New York on March 1st.

This is one of the first times that the USA will have its Men’s senior team and its Under-19 squad participating in back-to-back international tournaments outside of the USA. The USA Under-19 squad is currently in New Zealand preparing to participate in the ICC Under-19 World Cup and is expected to return home at the end of this month.

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