FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cricket Council USA's U.S. Open Cricket Tournament will soon reach a large streaming audience on ESPN3 as the network plans to cover the event on Nov. 24-27 for the first time (www.cricketcouncilusa.com).
This tournament has become America's largest, most important cricket event, which awards a cash prize of $100,000 and is expected to draw many thousands of cricket aficionados and new found love of cricket fans throughout the Caribbean and Southeast to South Florida.
The ICC recently officially sanctioned the 2016 U.S. Open Tournament, which is significant as it positions this tournament as the preeminent cricket event in America. The announcement of streaming on ESPN3 through WatchESPN has made a great impact on this growing USA Sport.
"The Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is a professional sports and entertainment-management organization and the U.S. Open Cricket Tournament is a great event to share with the world on ESPN3 via WatchESPN," said Founder and CEO of US OPEN Cricket, Mahammad Qureshi.
The tournament will be played at Central Regional Park and Stadium, an ICC-approved venue where special attractions such as Car Shows, Food Trucks, Vendors, Free Giveaways and special guests such as Ms. Latina International fashion show, www.FuryRoadRC.com riding their polished motorcycles out to the field where the National Anthemn will be performed by artist from Team Shakira on NBC's hit show The Voice, Monique Abbadie.
ESPN3 is ESPN's live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices through WatchESPN to fans who receive their video or internet subscription from an affiliated provider.
About Cricket Council USA
CCUSA was formed in 2001 with a respected management team establishing long-term relationships with sponsors, advertisers, promoters and investors, corporate and individual business leaders. This synergy, injected into such projects as US Cricket Open, Women's Cricket Open and Regional T20, assures continued growth of the sport. CCUSA provides a platform for expanding cricket in the United States, from the grassroots in schools and community parks, to the intercollegiate level and to the professional-franchise plateau. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Tom Madden 561-750-9800 x2210; firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about team registration, contact www.cricketcouncilusa.com. CCUSA has partnered with Ticket Alternative/FreshTix to promote and sell tickets at https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/us-open-cricket-2016
Contact: Tim Allen
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