Lauderhill MAQT20 International Night Cricket Tournament
Sri Lanka to challenge Jamaica in the Finals - 6:00PM
Saturday -- May 5, 2012
After inclement weather conditions last weekend, the finals of the 2012 Lauderhill Maq T20 International Night Cricket Tournament between Team Sri Lanka and Team Jamaica has been re-scheduled to Saturday, May 5, 2012. The finals will be held at the Lauderhill Sports Park, located at Oakland Boulevard and University Drive, Lauderhill starting at 6:00pm. The finals will commence with a with a brief opening ceremony follow by the National Anthem and the official coin toss in the “Cricket Night of Champions.”
After the 6:00 PM kick-off ceremonies, the six-time-defending-champion, Team Jamaica will face the up-coming Team Sri Lanka, making their first Championship Game appearance in the history of Lauderhill Night Cricket. After the game, a closing ceremony will include awarding the Champion Team with the Mayor’s Cup and winning purses from the Lauderhill Mall and Cricket Council USA. In addition, awards will be given to the tournament’s outstanding players.
This year’s tournament was the most successful of the eleventh cricket seasons, enjoying record-breaking crowds each Saturday night at the Lauderhill Sports Park. Underwritten by the Cricket Council USA and the City of Lauderhill, fans have been thrilled by the high level cricket played by the teams representing: Lauderhill, Jamaica, Trinidad-&-Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Leeward Islands and Windward Islands. The City and CCUSA are encouraged by the excitement and growing interest in the game of cricket generated by the Night Cricket Tournament.
Cricket Council U.S.A., Inc. (CCUSA) is an international sports and entertainment management company, and like Lauderhill, is firmly committed to developing cricket throughout the United States. CCUSA has its roots firmly planted in Broward County - and received world-wide plaudits for its U.S. sports history-making in the MAQ T20 International Tournaments that started in 2008. The City of Lauderhill - The Cricket Capital of the United States of America, would like to thank CCUSA and the Lauderhill Mall for assisting us in underwriting this highly successful tournament.