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From march 14-18, naeem and the laurier cricket team competed in the american college cricket (ACC) nationals tournament in ft. Lauderdale, florida for the first time, and won two matches to boot, finishing ninth in the 27-team twenty-twenty (T20) tournament. In T20 play, each team has 20 overs to work with in their respective innings. An over consists of six balls to a single batsman from a single bowler.

“I think it’s amazing. We had a lot of expectations going into the tournament,” naeem said. “I had full confidence we were going to win this.”

“their attitude is very positive,” said naeem of his team.Cricket team “I’m really happy, we wanted to win, and as a team we were kind of playing as one unit, and as a captain, that’s the best you can ask for.

The brand of cricket we were playing, it resembles the modern era of the sport. If you see english cricket team playing T-20 matches, they go attack, attack, attack. Even if they lose wickets, they don’t stop. “

The 24-year-old naeem, who also serves as the captain of the team was thrilled for his team to get a chance to strut their stuff on the international stage-and if it wasn’t for the runs tiebreaker, they would have moved to the knockout round.Attack attack naeem, armaan kapoor, and hussain akbar were the top batsmen in the tournament while kalpit patel was the squad’s most economic bowler, which is very important in T-20 cricket.

Laurier, ryerson and mcgill were the only three canadian universities with teams in the tournament, that was eventually won by new jersey’s rutgers university.

Naeem was also very grateful for the contributions for laurier athletics director peter baxter, as well as international students services and support associate director peter donahue, who travelled down south for the eight days with the team.

“I’ve been kind of inspired by the students themselves who have this passion to play the game,” said donahue.Cricket team “I was really pleased to be able to help them get the game up and going, and get organized and take a leadership role on the campus. It’s also been a collaboration with athletics and recreation at laurier to create this opportunity.”

Both naeem and donahue said the cricket club has been a welcome addition at the university, and has created a sense of belonging for international students.

The golden hawks qualified for the ACC tournament with a sensational performance in the midwest regional tournament in detroit in september 2017, where they went undefeated in the tournament before falling to wayne state university in the final.Cricket team

Naeem is also a coach for the laurier women’s cricket team, who is in its first year of existence. The team is seeing increased funding recently and will start to move from using a softball to a regulation hard cricket ball, which is used on the men’s side.

Naeem will be graduating from laurier at the end of the year, but he has been mentoring a few players to prepare them to take a leadership role. However, he won’t soon forget the experience in florida, where the team bonded with trips to miami beach, and jet skiing.

“there were amazing grounds, [they] were so beautiful; proper cricketing grounds,” he said.Director peter “that alone as a cricket player, is something you cherish. For me everyday of sunshine is a day of cricket. The boys had a really good time, as a captain, when you look back it’s more than winning and losing. If a team is a single unit, and the guys are having fun, as a captain, you’re very happy.”

From march 14-18, naeem and the laurier cricket team competed in the american college cricket (ACC) nationals tournament in ft. Lauderdale, florida for the first time, and won two matches to boot, finishing ninth in the 27-team twenty-twenty (T20) tournament. In T20 play, each team has 20 overs to work with in their respective innings.Director peter an over consists of six balls to a single batsman from a single bowler.

“I think it’s amazing. We had a lot of expectations going into the tournament,” naeem said. “I had full confidence we were going to win this.”

“their attitude is very positive,” said naeem of his team. “I’m really happy, we wanted to win, and as a team we were kind of playing as one unit, and as a captain, that’s the best you can ask for. The brand of cricket we were playing, it resembles the modern era of the sport. If you see english cricket team playing T-20 matches, they go attack, attack, attack. Even if they lose wickets, they don’t stop.Attack attack “

The 24-year-old naeem, who also serves as the captain of the team was thrilled for his team to get a chance to strut their stuff on the international stage-and if it wasn’t for the runs tiebreaker, they would have moved to the knockout round. Naeem, armaan kapoor, and hussain akbar were the top batsmen in the tournament while kalpit patel was the squad’s most economic bowler, which is very important in T-20 cricket.

Laurier, ryerson and mcgill were the only three canadian universities with teams in the tournament, that was eventually won by new jersey’s rutgers university.

Attack attack

Naeem, an international student from pakistan, founded the club in 2013 when he started studying at laurier as a student in the mathematics and business double-degree program (with the university of waterloo).

Naeem was also very grateful for the contributions for laurier athletics director peter baxter, as well as international students services and support associate director peter donahue, who travelled down south for the eight days with the team.

“I’ve been kind of inspired by the students themselves who have this passion to play the game,” said donahue. “I was really pleased to be able to help them get the game up and going, and get organized and take a leadership role on the campus.Attack attack it’s also been a collaboration with athletics and recreation at laurier to create this opportunity.”

Both naeem and donahue said the cricket club has been a welcome addition at the university, and has created a sense of belonging for international students.

The golden hawks qualified for the ACC tournament with a sensational performance in the midwest regional tournament in detroit in september 2017, where they went undefeated in the tournament before falling to wayne state university in the final.

Naeem is also a coach for the laurier women’s cricket team, who is in its first year of existence.Cricket team the team is seeing increased funding recently and will start to move from using a softball to a regulation hard cricket ball, which is used on the men’s side.

Naeem will be graduating from laurier at the end of the year, but he has been mentoring a few players to prepare them to take a leadership role. However, he won’t soon forget the experience in florida, where the team bonded with trips to miami beach, and jet skiing.

“there were amazing grounds, [they] were so beautiful; proper cricketing grounds,” he said. “that alone as a cricket player, is something you cherish. For me everyday of sunshine is a day of cricket.Director peter the boys had a really good time, as a captain, when you look back it’s more than winning and losing. If a team is a single unit, and the guys are having fun, as a captain, you’re very happy.”

From march 14-18, naeem and the laurier cricket team competed in the american college cricket (ACC) nationals tournament in ft. Lauderdale, florida for the first time, and won two matches to boot, finishing ninth in the 27-team twenty-twenty (T20) tournament. In T20 play, each team has 20 overs to work with in their respective innings. An over consists of six balls to a single batsman from a single bowler.Cricket team

“I think it’s amazing. We had a lot of expectations going into the tournament,” naeem said. “I had full confidence we were going to win this.”

“their attitude is very positive,” said naeem of his team. “I’m really happy, we wanted to win, and as a team we were kind of playing as one unit, and as a captain, that’s the best you can ask for. The brand of cricket we were playing, it resembles the modern era of the sport. If you see english cricket team playing T-20 matches, they go attack, attack, attack. Even if they lose wickets, they don’t stop. “

The 24-year-old naeem, who also serves as the captain of the team was thrilled for his team to get a chance to strut their stuff on the international stage-and if it wasn’t for the runs tiebreaker, they would have moved to the knockout round.Cricket team naeem, armaan kapoor, and hussain akbar were the top batsmen in the tournament while kalpit patel was the squad’s most economic bowler, which is very important in T-20 cricket.

Laurier, ryerson and mcgill were the only three canadian universities with teams in the tournament, that was eventually won by new jersey’s rutgers university.

Naeem, an international student from pakistan, founded the club in 2013 when he started studying at laurier as a student in the mathematics and business double-degree program (with the university of waterloo).

Naeem was also very grateful for the contributions for laurier athletics director peter baxter, as well as international students services and support associate director peter donahue, who travelled down south for the eight days with the team.Cricket team

“I’ve been kind of inspired by the students themselves who have this passion to play the game,” said donahue. “I was really pleased to be able to help them get the game up and going, and get organized and take a leadership role on the campus. It’s also been a collaboration with athletics and recreation at laurier to create this opportunity.”

Both naeem and donahue said the cricket club has been a welcome addition at the university, and has created a sense of belonging for international students.

The golden hawks qualified for the ACC tournament with a sensational performance in the midwest regional tournament in detroit in september 2017, where they went undefeated in the tournament before falling to wayne state university in the final.Attack attack

Naeem is also a coach for the laurier women’s cricket team, who is in its first year of existence. The team is seeing increased funding recently and will start to move from using a softball to a regulation hard cricket ball, which is used on the men’s side.

Naeem will be graduating from laurier at the end of the year, but he has been mentoring a few players to prepare them to take a leadership role. However, he won’t soon forget the experience in florida, where the team bonded with trips to miami beach, and jet skiing.

“there were amazing grounds, [they] were so beautiful; proper cricketing grounds,” he said.Cricket team “that alone as a cricket player, is something you cherish. For me everyday of sunshine is a day of cricket. The boys had a really good time, as a captain, when you look back it’s more than winning and losing. If a team is a single unit, and the guys are having fun, as a captain, you’re very happy.”