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American College Cricket announced that the 2011 edition of American
College Cricket Spring Break Championship will be held at the Central
Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill between March 15 and 20, 2011.
"Additional fields will also be used as needed," according to the press
release by American College Cricket.
The American College Cricket Championship, which began in 2009 with
five colleges playing for the Shivnarine Chanderpaul Trophy, gained
rapid momentum in 2010 with 20 colleges taking part. The Montgomery
College won the championship in the inaugural year and York University
of Canada won in 2010.
Pic (Left): York University Captain with the Chanderpaul Trophy in 2010 [Photo by Daniela Zaharia, Courtesy of AmericanCollegeCricket.com]
Among the many innovations in 2010, the final day’s proceedings were
webcast and the stream was carried live on the jumbotrons at the Square
One Mall in Toronto, Canada. In another first, the University of West
Indies participated as a special invitee.
Speaking about the 2011 event, American College Cricket President Lloyd
Jodah said, "York University are eager to defend the Chanderpaul
Trophy, and many new college clubs are joining American College
"We are assisting in the formation of cricket clubs and developing
teams at Universities all across the USA and Canada," he added.
In the press release, American College Cricket announced that it had
named a number of accomplished professionals to its advisory board
including John Aaron and Krish Prasad of USA Cricket Association,
Cricket Canada's Ravin Moorthy, cricket historian and writer P.
David Sentance, USC's Arvin Varma and Don Gonzales. These additions
add “a wealth of knowledge and resources to the college cricket
movement,” the press release noted.