The Brampton-Etobicoke District Cricket League’s (BEDCL) 2019 Annual Awards will take place on Sunday November 24, from 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm. The venue for the Awards will be Mississauga’s Verdi Convention Center, which is located at 3550 Derry Rd East.
A slew of Awards will be presented during the Gala Evening’s proceedings, which is expected to attract some high profile attendees including Brampton City Mayor Patrick Brown and Cricket Canada President Ranjit Saini. BEDCL President Praim Persaud along with his fellow Board Members Vice-President Gokul Kamat, Treasurer & Acting Secretary Rumi Jasavala, Statistician Denny Eapen and Umpiring Coordinator Arsalan Baig will be the evening’s hosts.
Gowtam Reddy will receive the Umpire of the Year Award, while Amrish Tanna was adjudged to be the League’s Best Debutant Umpire. Edward Rodrigues topped the list of those nominated as the League’s 2019 Consistent Umpire of the Year.
BEDCL’s Central T20 Team, comprised of Vaibhav Kamat (Captain) Ammar Khalid (Vice Captain), Ashish Narwal, Gagandeep Singh Jaswal, Gursimran Khera, Gurkirat Singh, Hub Ali Bandesha, Jugraj Singh, Matthew Nandu, Navjot Dhillon, Parikshit Jadhav, Ranjit Singh Rana, Sahil Bansal and Shubham Sharma emerged as Tournament Winners of the Cricket Ontario 2019 Central Championships. Manish Tomer was the BEDCL T20 Team Manager.
The Evening’s Awards will include those to be handed out to the Champion Teams for the League’s various competitions. During the course of the annual cricket Season BEDCL hosts 50 Over competitions with Elite, Premier, One (1), Two (2) and Three (3) Divisions as well as a T25 Format with a Super Elite, Elite, Premier, First, Second and Third Divisions.
The Gala Evening’s proceedings will also witness a number of awards for Individual Excellence on the field of play during the cricket season. Nadeem Manjra, Charanjeet Gill, Tushar Patel, Harchain Johal and Mandeep Randhawa were the respective Individual MVP’s for the Elite, Premier, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Divisions in the League’s 50 0vers Regular Season competition.
For the T25 Regular Season the MVP Winners were Super Elite A: Raza Rehman; Super Elite B: Rameez Durrani; Elite A: Gurkaran Dhami; Elite B: Sahil Bansal; Premier A Waleed Khan; Premier B Puneet Sood; Division 1A Bhupinder Singh; Division 1B Yasir Malik and Division 2 Murtaza Majid.
Fateh Cricket Club’s Charanjeet Gill with an aggregate of 754 runs was the Highest Scorer from within all of the League’s Divisions for the 2019 50 Overs Regular Season. Likewise Scorchers Cricket Club’s Sahil Bansai, who amassed an aggregate of 850 runs in his Elite B Division appearances, was the T25 Regular Season’s Highest Scorer.
Asraf Bodi, Matthew Nandu, Murtaza Majid and Sumit Arora were adjudged the 50 Over Regular Season’s Best Batsmen in their respective Divisions.
Raza Rehman, Harkamal Sandhu, Taresh Beri, Sahil Bansai, Nirav Patel, Puneet Sood, Jagandeep Singh, Gursimran Singh and Alpesh Vasaya were the T25 Regular Season Best Batsmen for their respective Divisions.
Saad Tariq with 46 wickets just edged out Tushar Patel’s 41, as the League’s Highest Wicket Taker across all Divisions for the 50 Overs Regular Season. For T25 Regular Season there was no such close race, Sabhir Sidhu with 464 being way ahead of his nearest rival as the Highest Wicket taker across all Divisions.
The Best Bowlers Awards for each Division in the 50 Overs Regular Season went to Bhushan Joshi, Rakesh Oatel, Dikroop Ghumman and Brijesh Oatel. For the T25 Regular Season the Best Bowler Division winners were Royston Crandon, Harnabveer Cheema, Gurkaran Dhami, Malik Tariq, Ramen Wijewardena, Manpreet Singh, Prasanna Mathiyalagan, Surinder Brar and Beenaz Kamlani.
The Evening's Awards to be distributed will also include those for the League’s Outstanding Wicketkeepers. Jugraj Ghuman, Harsimran Tatia, Srikar Singeetham and Sumit Bhalla were the Best Wicketkeepers, with a minimum of 15 dismissals during the 50 Overs Regular Season. For the T25 Regular Season the Best Wicketkeepers from the respective Divisions were Hamid Mahmood, Jugraj Singh, Prateek Singhal, Mohammed Mallick and Sukhdeep Behal.