Publisher’s Messages

Wickets Enters Its Fifth Volume Amidst The Sad Loss Of Two Stalwarts!

Welcome to the first edition of Wickets’ fifth volume. It’s hardly to believe that Wickets is now entering its fifth year of publication as Cricket Canada’s Online Magazine. The four years that have now passed since Cricket Canada’s granted me its permission to proceed with publishing monthly Issues of Wickets toward “the further promotion and …

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A Must Win ICC Challenge League A Tournament For Hosts Canada!

By Tony McWatt From July 27 through to August 6, 2022, Canada will be hosting the re-scheduled second round matches for the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League A involving rival teams from Denmark, Malaysia, Singapore, Vanuatu and Qatar. All matches in the 10-day tournament will be played at King City’s Maple Leaf Cricket Club. …

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A Wonderfully Successful Inaugural 2022 Smart Investments Canadian Friendship Cup!

By Tony McWatt, Publisher The 2022 Inaugural Season of the Smart Investments Canadian Friendship Cup was concluded on Friday, June 24 at King City’s Maple Leaf Cricket Club. In what was a most fitting climax to a very well-organized and superbly staged two weeks tournament, the Delhi-Kathmandu Royals fashioned an exciting last –over two-wicket win …

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A Most Interesting 2022 Events Calendar!

By Tony McWatt Having been discussed and approved at the governing body’s recent Halifax hosted May 7-8 Annual General Meeting, Cricket Canada’s 2022 Events Calendar has now been officially released. The Calendar, which features a lengthy listing of events from mid-June through to December 12, has some very interesting entries. Foremost among the Calendar’s most …

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Interesting Times Ahead For Canadian Cricket Administrators!

By Tony McWatt – Publisher The weeks ahead, from now until the end of April and into early May, should prove to be very interesting ones for Canadian cricket administrators. Among the items that will be garnering attention during that period will be the outcomes from Cricket Canada’s most recent Strategic Planning Meeting, Cricket Ontario’s …

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Reboot Required!

By Tony McWatt– Publisher Played 5, won 2 lost three. On paper that doesn’t sound too bad of a record for an international cricket team competing in an eight-nation Qualification tournament. Except that the two losses suffered by Team Canada, as holders of that record, effectively resulted in its failure to secure either of the …

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Wishing Our U19 Squad All The Very Best For Its 2022 ICC World Cup Glory Quest!

By Tony McWatt – Publisher Very soon after this Christmas and New Year’s celebrations are over Canada’s National Men’s Junior cricketers will be headed to St Kitts to participate in the 2022 ICC U19 World Cup. The Canadians will be one of sixteen participating teams in the Caribbean-hosted World Cup, which gets underway on January …

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Exciting Times Ahead For Canada’s National Men’s Cricketers!

By Tony McWatt – Publisher The forthcoming 2022 New Year now promises to be a very exciting time for Canada’s Men’s cricketers, at both the junior and senior levels. For the Juniors there will be on the immediate horizon Canada’s participation in the 2022 Caribbean hosted U19 World Cup. The Canadian National Senior team having …

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