In a momentous occasion, Canadian College Cricket has partnered with an college institution for the first time, further expanding the organization’s reach. Canadian College Cricket has teamed up with Humber Athletics and Ontario Collegiate Recreation to bring you the Humber Extramurals tournament.
12 teams participated in this tournament on Friday October 18, 2019, at Humber College North Campus. The teams taking part include: Humber North, Humber Lakeshore, Humber III, Centennial, Fanshawe, Fleming, George Brown, Georgian College, Loyalist, Seneca, Sheridan, and University of Toronto Mississauga.
It was the first time our online scoring platform, Cricclubs.com/canadiancollegecricket, was used in an OCR tournament. Humber College has been a great ambassador for CCC and is the current Champion of the Men’s National Championship, held last month.
Scores can be viewed on cricclubs here:
The Humber North - the host team, won the tournament, making it their third championship of the year. Humber College won the Canadian College Cricket 5th Men’s National Championship, and the American College Cricket North East Regional. Rohan Kundlass – Captain of Humber College was the best batsman of the tournament, while Nauman Zafar, a founding member of Humber Cricket was the MVP of the tournament.
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus vs Wilfrid Laurier University!
The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Intramurals are well underway. All their games can be followed on Cric Clubs. UTSC Cricket won the best club of the year at the Night of Recognition. Upon this success, UTSC has manifested into hosting exhibition series and inviting other schools. On October 16th, they invited Wilfrid Laurier University to host a two match series at the Pan Am Centre. Wilfrid Laurier the Semi finalists of the 5th Men’s National Championship won both games with Bashar Ashfaq as the MVP of the series. The games were livestreamed on the UTSC Facebook page. UTSC will be inviting other institutions to compete in the future.
American College Cricket Mid West and North East Regionals
Four Canadian Teams were sent on behalf of Canadian College Cricket to participate in the American College Cricket regionals. Wilfrid Laurier University and Ryerson University took part in the American College Cricket Mid West Regionals – in Detroit, and Humber College and Canadian College of Business Science and Technology (CCBST) competed in the North East Regionals in New York!
Ryerson Rams and Wilfrid Laurier clashed off in the Semi Finals of the Mid West Regionals. The final was rained out but will be completed at the American College Cricket National Championship during the US Spring break, in March 10th - 15th. Viplav Naik the Captain of the Ryerson Rams is a potential MVP of the tournament, while Bashar Ashfaq and Jaiv Patel from Wilfrid Laurier are candidates for best batsman.
Humber College were victorious in the North East Regionals placing as Champions, while CCBST finished 2nd. Yug Rao received the Best Batsman award of the tournament. Emmanuel Khokar – The best batsman of the CCC Men’s National Championship had outstanding performances in the tournament, scoring 200 runs in 3 matches. Meet Patel from Humber College led his team with the bowling attack.
Canadian College Cricket All-Star Series and High Performance Camp
The Canadian College Cricket All-Star Series will be taking place in early 2020. The annual series will be held against the American College Cricket All-Star team. A high performance camp will be held in Toronto, to train student athletes who intend to improve their game. The High Performance camp will be organized by Coach Atif Iftikhar – Head Coach of Canadian College Cricket. Atif Iftikhar is a Level 2 certified coach from Cricket Australia, and Pakistan Cricket Board. Atif is a former UAE National player, and CCC is lucky to have him.
Canadian College Cricket Upcoming Events!
The Laurier Cup Women’s Cricket event will be taking place on November 2nd at Wilfrid Laurier University! The tournament will be hosting Ryerson, UTSC, Laurier, and a combined Canadian College Cricket Women’s team. The tournament will be held with an indoor format and provide our Women Cricket athletes an opportunity to have fun, enjoy the game and compete!
University of Toronto St.George Campus will be visiting Ryerson University for a two match exhibition series on November 5th!
The Canadian College Cricket 2nd Annual Quebec Cup will be taking place at McGill University. The tentative date is November 23rd. Canadian College Cricket is working towards growing the sport for universities and colleges across Canada. If you are interested in registering your club, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org