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CIBC NATIONAL CRICKET LEAGUE KICKS OFF SUNDAY

CANADA'S PREMIER DOMESTIC CRICKET TOURNAMENT RETURNS
CIBC NATIONAL CRICKET LEAGUE
CC STAFF
June 22, 2013

Cricket Canada is pleased to announce the return of the CIBC National Cricket League (NCL), Canada’s premier domestic cricket tournament to take place at Maple Leaf Cricket Club in King City, ON from June 23rd – July 1th, 2013. 

The five team, eight day event will consist of both The Cliff Cox Trophy 50 over competition (June 23rd – 27th) and the Calvin Clarke Trophy T20 competition (June 29th – July 1st).

As in 2012, National team players have been split amoung the regional squads and supplemented with HP players from each representing region. Along side this and new for 2013, Cricket Canada will welcome five overseas players from the dominant Caribbean cricket nation of Trinidad & Tobago.

The T20 leg of the competition will be co-produced for television by Cricket Canada and community broadcaster Rogers TV, and broadcast LIVE in HD on Rogers TV (GTA/ONTARIO) with national coverage on Sportsnet.ca and specialty subscriber channel Sportsnet World.

Cricket Canada  is also pleased to welcome CIBC as its title sponsor for the tournament along with individual team sponsors including celebrity cheff Vikram Vij (Pacific Edge), TITAN GSG Media Corporation (Western Stallions), CricHQ (Prairie Fire), Sportsnet World (Central Shield), and Teacher’s Blended Scotch Whiskey (Eastern Fury).

SQUADS

PACIFIC EDGE

CAPTAIN: JIMMY HANSRA (CAN)

SPONSOR: Vij's at Home

ROSTER: DAMODAR DAESRATH (CAN), MANINDERJIT AULAKH (CAN), DARREN RAMSAMMY (CAN U19), AMANPAL GILL (CAN U19), GURKARAN DHILLON (CAN U19), GAURAV SINGH (BC), JASON SANDHER (BC), MANRICK SINGH (BC), RASHID MASOOD (BC),  ZEESHAN WAHLA (BC), AWAIS AHMED (BC), MANDEEP REHAN (BC).

OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL: YANNIK OTTLEY (T&T)

WESTERN STALLIONS

CAPTAIN: KHURRAM CHOHAN (AB)

SPONSOR: TITAN GSG MEDIA CORPORATION

ROSTER:  HAMZA TARIQ (CAN), USMAN LIMBADA (CAN), HENRY OSINDE (CAN), SUDEEPTA AURKA (CAN U19), FAROOQ QUERESHI (AB), KHURRAM TAHIR (AB), PARTH DESAI (AB), PARVEEN SAROYE (AB), SHEHZAD BASHIR (AB), YASOOB UlHAQ (AB), ZAHID CHAUDHARY (AB), FARHAN MALIK (AB).

OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL: KIJOY OTTLEY (T&T)

PRAIRIE FIRE

CAPTAIN: HIRAL PATEL (CAN)

SPONSOR: CRICHQ

ROSTER: ZEESHAN SIDDIQUI (CAN), RUVINDU GUNASEKERA (CAN), TREVOR MANOOSINGH (CAN U19),  WALEED AHMED (SK), HARPARTAN SINGH SANDU (SK), HARPREET MANES (MB), SAADI AHMAD (MB), JATINDER MATHARU (MB), JOSEPH LOVELACE (MB), SIMRAN DOSANGH (SK),  VESU SHAH (MB).

OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL: JASON MOHAMED (T&T)

CENTRAL SHIELD

CAPTAIN: RIZWAN CHEEMA (CAN)

SPONSOR:  SPORTSNET WORLD

ROSTER:  JUNAID SIDDIQUI (CAN), CECIL PERVEZ (ON), NIKHIL DUTTA (CAN), SHAHROZE SHAH (ON), HARVIR BAIDWAN (ON), DURAND SORAINE (ON), LOOKNAUTH RAMSUCHIT (ON), SALMAN NAZAR (ON), KENNETH KAMYUKA (ON), RUSTAM BHATTI (ON), STEPHAN RAJASHINGHAM (ON), DARIUS D’SOUZA (ON). 

OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL: ANCIL BAGHAN (T&T)

EASTERN FURY

CAPTAIN: ASHISH BAGAI (CAN)

SPONSOR: TEACHER'S BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKEY

ROSTER: ZUBIN SURKARI (ON), HARIKRISHNAN RAGHURAMAN (NS), AKRAM KHAN, AXAY PATEL (QC), RAYAN KHAN PATHAN (ON), TREVIN BASTIAMPILLAI (ON), DEAN ABZAL (ON), ARMAAN KAPOOR, DAVID CAMPBELL (NS), MATTHEW WEBB (NS), INDERPREET SINGH RANDHAWA, TAHLA SHAIK

SCHEDULE

CALVIN CLARKE TROPHY | 50 OVER COMPETITION | JUN 23rd – 27th

SUNDAY | JUN 23 | 11:00 AM ET | EASTERN FURY vs WESTERN STALLIONS
SUNDAY | JUN 23 | 11:00 AM ET | CENTRAL SHIELD vs PRAIRIE FIRE
MONDAY | JUN 24 | 11:00 AM ET | EASTERN FURY vs PRAIRIE FIRE
MONDAY | JUN 24 | 11:00 AM ET | WESTERN STALLIONS vs PACIFIC EDGE
TUESDAY | JUN 25 | 11:00 AM ET | WESTERN STALLIONS vs CENTRAL SHIELD
TUESDAY | JUN 25 | 11:00 AM ET |  PACIFIC EDGE vs EASTERN FURY
WEDNESDAY | JUN 26 | 11:00 AM ET | PRAIRIE FIRE vs PACIFIC EDGE
WEDNESDAY | JUN 26 | 11:00 AM ET | EASTERN FURY vs CENTRAL SHIELD
THURSDAY | JUN 27    11:00 AM ET | WESTERN STALLIONS vs PRAIRIE FIRE
THURSDAY | JUN 27 11:00 AM ET | CENTRAL SHEILD vs PACIFIC EDGE

CLIFF COX TROPHY | T20 | JUN 29th – JUL 1st

SATURDAY | JUN 29    11:00 AM | EASTERN FURY vs PRAIRIE FIRE
SATURDAY | JUN 29    11:00 AM | WESTERN STALLIONS vs PACIFIC EDGE
SATURDAY | JUN 29    3:30 PM | WESTERN STALLIONS vs CENTRAL SHIELD
SATURDAY | JUN 29    3:30 PM | EASTERN FURY vs PACIFIC EDGE
SUNDAY | JUN 30 | 11:00 AM  | PRAIRIE FIRE vs PACIFIC EDGE
SUNDAY | JUN 30 | 11:00 AM  | EASTERN FURY vs CENTRAL SHIELD
SUNDAY | JUN 30 | 3:30 PM | CENTRAL SHIELD vs PACIFIC EDGE
SUNDAY | JUN 30 | 3:30 PM | WESTERN STALLIONS vs PRAIRIE FIRE
MONDAY | JUL 1 | 11:00 AM | EASTERN FURY vs WESTERN STALLIONS
MONDAY | JUL 1 | 11:00 AM | CENTRAL SHIELD vs PRAIRIE FIRE

MONDAY | JUL 1 | 3:30 PM | NCL T20 FINAL

* TWO T20 MATCHES PER DAY TO BE PRODUCED LIVE FOR TV
** ALL MATCHES WILL BE SCORED LIVE ON CRICHQ