Fri, 07/01/2011

Canada turns 144 today and Canada's oldest sport has much on the go as Cricket Canada presents two major events this weekend.

In Calgary, four teams headline the field at the annual John Ross Robertson Competition. The tournament which features the top clubs from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in a two day knock our competition.

Also in Calgary, Women's cricket takes centre stage as British Columbia visits Alberta for an interprovincial clash between the provinces.
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Sun, 06/26/2011

The CIMA Mayor's XI Tournament concluded on Saturday as large crowds turned out at Sunnybrooke Park to watch the event.

Cricket Canada honoured the City of Toronto and thanked Mayor Rob Ford for the City's unwavering support for the game and contributions to cricket in Canada.

Fri, 06/24/2011

City councillors Adam Vaughan and Doug Ford put their political differences aside to host a city hall event Friday for the 12 youth chosen to represent Toronto in the fourth annual Cricket Across the Pond program.

"This is a program about building leadership in our communities and using cricket as a vehicle to do just that," said Mr. Vaughan, calling cricket one of the great character-building sports.

Cricket Canada will participate in Saturday's event.
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Thu, 06/23/2011

The Cricket Council of Ontario would like to share the following exciting development with the Cricket Fraternity of Ontario.

We will be hosting an U-13 team from the California Cricket Academy who will play 5 games against U-13 Teams in the Toronto area, including a CCO Select U-13 Team. They are expected to play one 20/20 and four 40-over games.

The 13 boys from the CCA team will be accompanied by their Coach, Mr.Sukalpa Biswas and a Team Manager Dr. Srikantan Nagarajan, as well as some relatives. They are expected to arrive in Toronto June 24 and remain until June 30.

The Cricket Council of Ontario?s President, Mr. Leslie Soobrian and his Executive are extremely enthused about the coming tour, and have declared that ?It presents an opportunity to forge cross-border and coast-to-coast links at the earliest competitive levels of the sport.?

Further information can be found on the CCO website as well as in the following link.
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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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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

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.