USA September 23, 2008

New Twenty20 tournament for USA

A new Twenty20 tournament is being launched in the USA and will feature teams from across the North East region.

A new Twenty20 tournament is being launched in the USA and will feature teams from across the North East region.

The event, sponsored by dreamcricket.com, will feature 12 teams and runs from September 27 to October 18. The sides will be split into two groups with the top two in each progressing to semi-finals. The total prize money on offer is $10,000, of which $5000 will go to the winners.

The preliminary matches will be played on cricket grounds in Central NJ - Colonial Park, Weston Road-2, Edison Cricket Club ground and South Brunswick. The semis and the final will be played at Warinanco Cricket Park in Roselle, NJ.

Group A Tri-State Argonauts, Holmdel Hurricanes, NJ Royals, New York Knights, Edison Daredevils and Global Challengers

Group B North Jersey Renegades, Connecticut Patriots, Somerset Cavaliers, Mercer Warriors, Jersey Indians and Philadelphia Terminators

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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