UNITED STATES | CHoF Six-a-Side Cricket Tournament returns to Keney Park, Hartford, June 11 & 12
Thursday, February 17, 2022. HARTFORD, CT.-- Cricketers and fans of the sport will get another opportunity to enjoy the beautiful game in the company of family and friends, during the summer of 2022.
As the USA in general and the Northeast corridor in particular emerge from the ravaging constraints of the global health crisis, the Cricket Hall of Fame (CHoF) – the first in the world – will stage a two-day, weekend tournament at the Keney Park, Hartford, Connecticut, on June 11 & 12.
The return of the summer time classic, will feature as many as eight (8) teams/clubs competing for cash and other prizes in a Six-a-Side format, going five (5) overs per inning.
All 8 teams will compete in a round robin format with the top four advancing to the play-off round, with the final set for Sunday, June 12.
According to tournament director Mahadeo ‘Mario’ Ajodhi, “the tournament is an attempt to inject a little fun into our beloved sport and past time that has lost some of its lustre, certainly at the regional level”.
The tournament is being organized with the blessings of the Sportsmen’s Athletic Club, Connecticut Professional Cricket League (CPCL), the Connecticut Cricket League (CCL), and is the first in a series of activities and events on the 2022 calendar, which ends with the staging of the CHoF Induction Ceremony – Class of 2022 – on October 2, in Hartford.
Michael Chambers, Executive Director of the CHoF, noted that the event is being staged for the first time since 1998, and will help to celebrate the Hall’s 41st anniversary.
Teams/clubs and unattached players wishing to take part in the tournament must register on/before the deadline of February 28, 2022, at the link; http://crickethof.org/register/.