By Sham Ali(Celebrating 42nd Anniversary – Match #1177):- A vintage Alex Chunilall stroked his way to a maiden century against Bronx Cricket Club at Randall’s Island last Sunday. Chunilall, the boy protégé in Cosmos has shown glimpses of his ability from the beginning of the season, and he confirmed... Read more
By Sham Ali(Celebrating 42nd Anniversary – Match #1175):- Cosmos boys rallied around Daniel Chunilall all-round performance last Sunday against New York Kings at Flushing Meadows Park, but his gallant effort was not enough to get them over the line. The Chunilall brothers, Daniel and Alex will be a dominant... Read more
By Sham Ali(Celebrating 42nd Anniversary – Match #1174):- Last Sunday felt very much like the perfect day for cricket, one which we have not had in about a year as Cosmos took on NY Zalmi at Hicksville Elementary School. It was hot in the middle but quite comfortable under... Read more
By Sham Ali(Celebrating 42nd Anniversary – Match #1171):- Wow, it feels like life again! Catches falling, batsman blazing away, same old umpire frets. Cricket is actually playing, albeit, under a new covid19 normal. It is a marked contrast from the end of the 2019 season, and the doom, gloom... Read more
By Sham Ali (Cosmos)Nathan Henderson, a cheerful, unwavering, man crammed many a contrasting lives into his 70 years, died on February 7, 2021 in New York. His long record of service to cricket gave him an identity and ultimately a deserving recognition in the New York Region, notably the... Read more
By Sham Ali (Cosmos Cricket Club)With bated breath we waited after we heard the news that “Slugger” had taken ill. Instinctively, we are burdened with that feeling of breathless anticipation as we silently ask in an impassioned appeal to the Almighty that he would ‘stroke the winning run’ like... Read more
If a cricket match is sometimes referred to as being won single-handedly by a player, then Kevin Balgobin can safely take that title
Well, this is the United States of America and more notably New York where cricket is often viewed as a ‘waste of time’ or ‘not the real thing’ in some corners.
For the third time this season the cricket pitch at Beach 58 and Beach 32 has been the target of vandalism
On a near perfect day for cricket and perhaps the hottest day so far for the season Cosmos battled with Lions at Canarsie Park last Sunday.