Wed, 06/22/2011

Hiral Patel and Rizwan Cheema have inked new deals with Cricket Canada. Two of the biggest hitters in Canada's batting line-up Cheema and Patel are the first two players to sign central contracts for the 2011 season.

Long known as one of Canada's big bats, Cheema has solidified himself as an allrounder picking up 25 wickets in 27 ODI's to go with 599 ODI runs at a healthy strike rate of 117.25.

Patel, one of Canada's dazzling young stars, rose to world wide fame when he pelted Australia for a stunning half century at the 2011 Cricket World Cup. This included the shot of the tournament of Australia's Brett Lee.

Cricket Canada will announce more central contracts as agreements with the players are confirmed.

Wed, 06/22/2011

The annual CIMA Mayor's trophy concludes on Saturday at Sunnybrooke Park in Toronto. The Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford will be joined by federal finance minister Jim Flaherty and MPP Christine Elliot at the annual event.

Cricket Canada will be well represented as members of the TDCA Ladies league will play in a match showcasing women's cricket.

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Wed, 06/22/2011

The annual CIMA Mayor's trophy concludes on Saturday at Sunnybrooke Park in Toronto. The Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford will be joined by federal finance minister Jim Flaherty and MPP Christine Elliot at the annual event.

Cricket Canada will be well represented as members of the TDCA Ladies league will play in a match showcasing women's cricket.
 
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Tue, 06/21/2011

The International Cricket Council is currently looking for a DPM who will be primarily responsible for overseeing the ICC Regional Development Programme around the world. There are five Regional offices who work directly with ICC?s 95 Associate and Affiliate Members. In line with the ICC's new Strategic Plan from 2011 to 2015, the DPM will have an important role in ICC's efforts to assist these Members significantly increase participation levels in the sport .

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Tue, 06/21/2011

Toronto and District Cricket Association will feature a collegiate feel this season as the T20 tournament will have a Combined Campuses Team from the Canadian University Cricket Tournament.

The CCC's first match is Thursday June 23.

 

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Mon, 06/20/2011

The first ever match of the T&D Women's cricket league passed without a hitch yesterday ( Sunday ) with two teams with a full roster taking the field at Sunnybrook Park.

Kaisoca Ladies and Superstars Ladies played a 25 over match in another watershed moment for Canadian Cricket.

Kaisoca ladies succesfully chased Superstars total of 88 winning the game by 6 wickets.

The next league match is on Sunday June 26th when Kaisoca takes on Ontario Cricket Academy in Mississauga. Kaisoca Ladies's will be representing women's cricket when the club participates in the prestigious CIMA Mayor's Cup on Saturday in an 11am match at Sunnybrook Park against a local men's side.

Sat, 06/18/2011

The Manitoba Cricket Association has selected the resort of Gimli, Manitoba as the site of their newest cricket ground.

The ground, slated to open this year, is a regulation size cricket facility with all necessary facilities and will serve the needs of the growing cricket population in Southern Manitoba.

Thu, 06/16/2011

With the conclusion of the school year fast approaching across the country, Cricket Canada KIDS continues to bring cricket to school children nationwide. This past week, Cricket Canada KIDS visited Park Lawn Junior Middle school in Toronto. Over the course of two days another 200 students at the school were introduced to the game of cricket.

Cricket Canada are very grateful for the opportunity to come into Park Lawn and introduce cricket to the school. It was a great time for both the kids and our instructors and we look forward to supporting their fledgling cricket program next school year.

Cricket Canada KIDS has been very active in 2011 in conjunction with the Toronto and District Cricket Association and the Cricket Council of Ontario in visiting schools in the province of Ontario.

In addition to the Park Lawn visit, Cricket Canada continues to visit schools throughout the country. This week, particular focus will be spent in Quebec City where, in conjunction with the Quebec Cricket Federation, Cricket Canada will deliver the KIDS program to teachers in the Quebec City area.

Cricket Canada has more visits planned in the next few weeks before focusing on community initiatives nationwide for the summer month. Please contact Cricket Canada KIDS cricketcanadakids@gmail.com for more information on programs in your area.

Cricket Canada KIDS is the official and widely successful national schools and community initiative run by Cricket Canada. Through the program Cricket Canada, through its member organizations, visits schools and supports community initiatives throughout the country introducing the game of Cricket and helping both students and educators develop skills and an understanding of the game.

Wed, 06/15/2011

Cricket Canada is seeking a volunteer Team Manager to manage the Senior Men's Team.

Reporting to the chairman of the high performance committee, the successful candidate should have the following skills:

Proven leadership ability.
Previous successful team manager experience - preferably at C.C. Events.
Previous successful International Team Manager experience.
Good administrative skills - handle finance, tickets, scheduling, etc.
Pre-Planning and Organizational ability.
Knowledge of C.C. policies and procedures.
Ability and willingness to delegate.
Public speaking ability/social presence.
Ability to work well with others.
Reporting ability and willingness to report within prearranged time frames.
Ability to communicate to and relate well with players and other team management.
Good written communication ability.
Good understanding of tour cricket, business and social environment.
Shows no bias and has a record of fair and impartial dealing.
Easily takes and maintains the leader role/can gain the respect of the team.
Ability to set and maintain standards/guidelines
Ability to fairly evaluate non-standard behaviour, then take necessary disciplinary action.
Applications are due in to cricketcanada@gmail.com June 30, 2011.

Mon, 06/13/2011

Quebec has taken home the first major Cricket Canada trophy of the year by winning the Atlantic T20 tournament. The tournament which was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia included Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

Quebec finished on top of the table at 4-0, followed by Nova Scotia as the two fought a tough contested battle on Sunday in the tournament's defacto final.

Nova Scotia (155-4) def Newfoundland (94-6)
Newfoundland (123-6) def PEI (113)
Nova Scotia (273-2) def PEI (62)
New Brunswick (191-6) def PEI (73)
Nova Scotia (53-6) def New Brunswick (53-6)
Quebec (151) def Newfoundland (36)
Quebec (197-8) def PEI (96-9)
Quebec (212-3) def New Brunswick (82-2)
Quebec (95-2) def Nova Scotia (89)
Newfoundland (110-4) def New Brunswick (107-7)