Author: Cricket Canada

Prime Minister Trudeau in India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on an official visit to India. While in New Delhi he and his family visited a school, where he, wearing Cricket Canada apparel took part in a cricket event. He met with Cricket Canada president Ranjit Saini, signed a bat wishing Cricket Canada luck with...

Cricket Canada seeks well qualified applicants for two positions

Cricket Canada seeks well qualified applicants for two positions

Cricket Canada is recruiting applicants for two positions, a manager for brand and marketing, and an Advisor; Policy and Special Projects. Cricket Canada believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination on the grounds of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, and mental disability, and ancestry,...

Cricket Canada responds to news reports of Canadian Premier League

Cricket Canada responds to news reports of Canadian Premier League

A number of articles appeared in the last day, largely in the Indian press, regarding plans for a “Canadian Premier League” to be established. Cricket Canada wishes to make it clear that this proposed league will require sanction from Cricket Canada, and no application has been made. Cricket Canada continues...

Canada beats Namibia for 3rd

Canada beats Namibia for 3rd

Canada, after yesterday’s bitterly disappointing last ball loss to Nepal are playing Namibia for 3rd place today. Canada batted first and posted a good total of 247/4, thanks to an unbroken partnership of 140 between 19-year old Nicholas Kirton (73) and Navi Dhaliwal (78). Wijeratne (28, Kumar (33) and Hamza...

Canada loses nail-biter to Nepal, miss out on final

Canada played Nepal in their final round-robin match at WCL Division 2 at what was effectively a semi-final. Canada, put in to bat made 194/8, thanks mostly to the first century of the tournament from Srimantha Wijeratne who carried his bat for 103. Canada seemed to have the match won...

Canada loses to Namibia

Canada played Namibia today, looking for a win to secure a place in the World Cricket League Division 2 final. Namibia posted a big total and Canada fell just short losing by 17 runs. Canada won the toss and chose to field. Namibia made a steady start and had 47...

Canada beat Kenya

Canada beat Kenya

Canada beat Kenya by  58 runs and remain unbeaten after three matches of WCL Division 2. One more win will assure them of a place in the final and advancement to the World Cup qualifier in Zimbabwe.  Kenya won the toss and put Canada in to bat. Gunasekera and Adhihetty...

Canada beats UAE in WCL Division 2

Canada beat UAE in a thrilling match today, to top the WCL Division 2 table. Canada made just 209 from their fifty overs led by 62 from captain Nitish Kumar, but then bowled out UAE for 186, after they had reached 88 without losing a wicket. UAE won the toss...

Canada open WCL Division 2 tournament with big win over Oman

Canada open WCL Division 2 tournament with big win over Oman

Canada played Oman in their opening match of the WCL Division 2 tournament made the best possible start, are off to an  bowling Oman out for just 106 in 27.4 overs, then knocking off the runs in just 15.4 overs for the loss of two wickets. Canada won the toss...

Canada wins practice match in Pretoria

Canada took on a Northerns Academy team in their first practice match in Pretoria today. They made 250/9 from their 50 overs, led by 79 in 68 balls (six fours and a six) from Srimantha Wijeyeratne. They bowled out the opposition for 163, Cecil Pervez leading the way with three...