David Liverman Receives Posthumous ICC Lifetime Award!

Canada’s David Liverman has been recognized, posthumously, as the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) 2022 Long
Service Award Recipient. The announcement was made during the ICC’s 2022 Annual General Meeting which was held
recently in Birmingham, England. The Award which honors an individual’s commitment to cricket as exemplified by over twenty-years of service was presented, posthumously, to David Liverman in recognition of his outstanding dedication and commitment to Canadian cricket’s growth and development. It was received on behalf of Liverman’s surviving relatives by Cricket Canada’s President Rashpal Bajwa during the ICC’s AGM.

David Liverman succumbed to cancer on Saturday, January
29, 2022. He was a long-standing highly respected cricket
administrator who played a major role in the development
of cricket at all levels across Canada. Mr. Liverman was
also a leading figure in the development and promotion
of cricket in Newfoundland and Labrador. He was
a founding member of Cricket Newfoundland and
had also served with distinction as its President
from 2017 – 2019.

David Liverman served as Cricket Canada’s Vice
President from July 2019 to May 2021. He was
specifically responsible for the organization’s
governance during his term of office. His
duties, which he fulfilled at all times with highly
commendable competence, included ensuring
that Cricket Canada’s policies and procedures were
in full compliance with the expectations of both the
International Cricket Council (ICC) and Sports Canada.

He made sure that Cricket Canada’s established policies
provided clear guidance to the Board and its Provincial
Member Associations, as to the proper procedures in areas such
as team selections and coaching appointments among others.
Cricket Canada

At the time of his passing Cricket Canada’s President, Rashpal Bajwa, had
paid a glowing tribute to David Liverman on behalf of himself, his Board of
Directors and the entire Canadian cricket community.

David was a loyal son and selfless
servant of Canadian cricket. He had
a tremendous love of the game, and a profound
knowledge of its administrative needs. His service to cricket
in Newfoundland & Labrador was especially innovative and impactful.
He will now also be remembered for his outstanding contributions to the
development of Cricket Canada’s Strategic Plan, as well as the changes that have
been made to its governance structure for the betterment of the sport within all of
Canada! Cricket Canada President Rashpal Bajwa said.

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