Samantha Qureshi honored by Hall of Fame

Female cricket administrator Samantha Qureshi has been honored by the Cricket Hall of Fame for her work in developing cricket in the United States.

Qureshi was given an award at the 40th Hall of Fame Induction ceremony that was held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boca Saturday evening. Michael Chambers executive director of the Hall Fame said that her work as chief accountant at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) cannot be underestimated as she has made a great contribution to the sport. According to Chambers: “Samantha is a very serious person and one who wants to see the game of cricket developed in the USA. She gets the job done at CCUSA and without her contribution to the sport it would not have scaled the heights it has here in the USA.

“We want to continue to encourage her because we need serious and bright individuals like her to continue pushing cricket in the United States. We look forward to more great things from her and we just want to show our appreciation for what she has done as a young female cricket administrator.”

Samantha a champion show jumper converted to a cricket administrator after seeing the work done in cricket by her illustrious father Mahammad Qureshi and has been a tower of strength for him and CCUSA. Speaking on her award the senior Qureshi said: “Samantha is critical to the success of CCUSA and has been as solid as a rock for us. She continues to work assiduously in ensuring that our tournaments come out and she has instilled a level of discipline among our teams that is evident when they appear at the US Open T20 and it all helps in making our tournaments very professional.”