Seattle Indian Community -
| | | | | | | | | |   |   |


Northeastern Huskies join American College Cricket !

Contributed by : Lloyd Jodah

Share With Your Friends

Add To My Favorite

When 18-year-old undergrad Pranav Adnani came to Northeastern University in Fall 2011, he said, "There was no cricket club & despite a large  student population of Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans, Bangladeshis etc, any student who wanted to play would usually join teams outside of school."
In fact, since 2009 various students at Northeastern have contacted American College Cricket President Lloyd Jodah, wishing to be a part of the national collegiate organization for cricket, but the students were not able to progress beyond their internal tapeball play.

However, once Pranav learned about American College Cricket and one of its founding member teams, Boston University Cricket Club, he was set on getting a competitive club going,
"Thus, I approached the director of club sports at Northeastern with a proposal to start a cricket club. The director Jerry Foster approved of the proposal and finally we were established on January 13, 2012."

In April 2012 the Northeastern Huskies played a series of matches against Boston University & a non-collegiate team, Boston Gymkhana Sports Club. Then during the Summer Break, despite most students being away from school, the Northeastern CC began an internal Summer League, and got over 200 registrants.
They have since been practising hard for the American College Cricket North East Championship set for October 2012 in New York City which 12 universities will participate in - the Semis & Finals to be shown on TV Asia.


Disclaimer: Please use this channel at your own discretion. These articles are contributed by our users. SeattleIndian (BroadLink, LLC) is not responsible or liable for any problems related to the utilization of information of these articles.


View All Contributions

Premium Advertiser
Real Estate Brokers/Agents - The Force Realty, Neil Ahluwalia

This is an advertisement
Post an Article
Notify Me of New Articles

Become A Featured Contributor
Add Your Blog | Add Recipe | Add Article

More Article by Lloyd Jodah

ESPN & TV Asia to broadcast American College Cricket Finals on March 16 !
American College Cricketers & Rohan Kanhai Award winner named !
Harvard Cricket's Danny Yetman wins 2013 John Bart King Award !
Penn wins American College Cricket Ivy League Championship !
Historic Venue for American College Cricket Ivy League Championship !
View All Articles

Featured Contributors

Vivek Wadhwa

Darshan Goswami

Dilip Saraf
Dilip Saraf

Aayushi Manish

Tahmina Watson

Rima Arora
Rima Arora

Ananya Kiran

Latest Articles

The Power of Communication in Managing Your Career! by Dilip Saraf
Making Room for an Overslaugh! by Dilip Saraf
Recap of Sadhguru in Seattle: Meet, Mingle & Meditate by Isha Foundation
Robots could eventually replace soldiers in warfare. Is that a good thing? by Vivek Wadhwa
Anu Peshawaria's involvement in the community by SeattleIndian Staff
View All Articles