Month: April 2019

Presidential Meeting Harbors Closer Ties For Canada And West Indies Cricket!

Presidential Meeting Harbors Closer Ties For Canada And West Indies Cricket! By Tony McWatt – Publisher Cricket Canada’s President Ranjit Saini and his Caribbean counterpart Ricky Skerritt recently met in Antigua to discuss matters of mutual interest. The official report that was released by Cricket West Indies immediately following the meeting, indicated that the two …

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Ontario Cricket Academy Shaping Bright Futures

Based in Mississauga, the Ontario Cricket Academy program was founded in 2003 by Derek Perera. The academy program became the flagship of the Ontario Cricket Development Organization.  By 2004, the OCA had become the very first cricket academy in North America to run programs in a dedicated indoor facility for the purpose of training players throughout the …

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Canada’s Namibia Misadventure.

Canada’s very high hopes of regaining ICC Official One Day International (ODI) status were dashed by the national Men’s team disappointing performances in the Namibia hosted Division Two Qualification Tournament. Canada eventually finished fifth, failing by just four runs, on aggregate run rate to secure a fourth place finish that would have secured the coveted …

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Long Road Ahead For Canada Towards The 2023 ICC World Cup!

Having fallen agonizingly short of regaining ICC ODI status and League 2 qualification as a result of its fifth place finish at the recent Namibia hosted Division 2 Championships, Canada now faces an arduous road ahead in its quest of ICC 2023 World Cup participation. The preceding charts outline the process Canada will now have …

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Halifax Cricket League Adopts Independent Club Structure.

As mentioned in the March edition of Wickets, Nova Scotia’s Halifax Cricket League has undergone significant change this offseason with the league evolving into an independent club structure. A league is only as strong as the clubs it is made up of, and the Halifax Cricket League is fortunate to have four strong foundation clubs …

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