Cricket Council USA and TransMedia Group done a deal for U.S. Open

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 20, 2016 — TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) said it’s hankering to play cricket with media as it has been selected by the Cricket Council USA (www.cricketcouncilusa.com) to bat publicity and sponsors into the U.S. Open Cricket Tournament in November.

The tournament will be played Nov. 24-27 at Central Regional Park and Stadium, an ICC-approved venue, said TransMedia’s Vice President of public relations, British-born Tim Allen, and an avid cricket fan himself.

“All of us at TransMedia can’t wait to get started directing fans to MAQTV (www.maqtv.com) to get into the cricket groove by watching cricket matches streamed live along with interviews with the world’s top cricket players,” added Allen.

“We’re going to make sure everyone in our region and nationwide knows that this outstanding cricket 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 from throughout the Caribbean and Southeast to South Florida.”

“The big news we’ll be disseminating nationwide is that the world’s governing body regulating cricket, the ICC, has officially sanctioned the 2016 U.S. Open Tournament,” said Allen.  “This is a big deal as it positions this tournament as the penultimate cricket event in America.”

“The Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is a professional sports and entertainment-management organization that has been at the leading edge of the promotion, development and expansion of cricket in the United States and the U.S. Open Cricket Tournament is a great event to share with the world, via South Florida,” said Founder and CEO of US OPEN Cricket, Mahammad Qureshi.

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 information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Tom Madden 561-750-9800 x2210; tmadden@transmediagroup.com.  For information about the team registration, contactwww.cricketcouncilusa.com.

Contact: Tim Allen
tim@transmediagroup.com
561-750-9800 x2220

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