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2020-08-14

Cricket Canada can confirm that the season three of the Global T20 Canada scheduled for 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic. 

Cricket Canada along with Bombay Sports and stakeholders will continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID 19 and will update on proposed dates for season three, once this is confirmed. 

The health and safety of all is our top priority, therefore the decision to postpone was made after careful consideration of all possibilities. Cricket Canada along with Bombay Sports and stakeholders have agreed that GT20 Canada season three will only happen once it is safe to do so.

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2020-07-31

!Cricket Canada’s Board of Directors Secretary, Farhan Khan, has announced the portfolio assignments for the respective board members. The assignments were decided at the first board meeting following the June 27, 2020 AGM. The full listing of the portfolio assignments is as follows (note the portfolio titles reflect the strategic objectives outlined in Cricket Canada's Strategic Plan):

 "Go Cricket" - Amjad Bajwa (supported by Rashpal Bajwa & Harjinder Dhillon) will lead the portfolio to develop National Cricket at multiple levels including grassroots, school, women's and community cricket. 

"Go Canada" - Mohammed Shaikh will lead the Media Relations portfolio that will focus on increasing Cricket Canada’s Public Relations and Social Media presence, while improving its communications, both internal and external and enhancing its brand presence. 

"Governance" - David Liverman will lead the portfolio that will focus on aligning governance and policies with the organization's vision and objectives as well as the ICC's mandate 

"High Performance" - Rasphal Bajwa will lead this portfolio to develop high performance teams that align with the key objectives and ensure strong foundations for higher performance 

"Winning Teams" - Ranjit Chaudhri will lead this portfolio with a keen focus on the performance and fitness of all teams to meet the organizational objectives 

"Robust Resources" - Charles Pais and Ingelton Liburd will lead this portfolio that will look after administrative tasks including ICC relations and team rankings. 

The inclusion of women’s cricket in Amjad Bajwa’s Go Cricket portfolio is an important development. It reflects  the  commitments  made by President Rashpal Bajwa and the new board members of the Board to those within the Canadian women's cricket community for increased attention to the  development of  women’s cricket. Towards this end the Board has also invited applications from suitable candidates for a newly created position of Women’s Cricket Coordinator

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2020-07-31

this month's edition of "Wickets" is now available.

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2020-07-23

This is a volunteer position with no remuneration. Approved expenses for travel to board meetings and other events may be covered. The appointment is until the next Cricket Canada Annual General Meeting. 

The general objectives of this position are:-

  • Growing all aspects of female cricket in Canada through promotion, engagement of provincial associations and clubs, and developing female specific programming.
  • Increasing the number of female players, coaches and officials

Responsibilities

  • Attend all board meetings
  • Monitor Cricket Canada activities to ensure they comply with the organization’s gender equity policy
  • Convene and chair the Women's cricket committee
  • Serve on the appropriate committees to represent women's cricket (development, HP, coaching, officials, national teams etc.)
  • Act as an advisor to the selection committee on selecting women’s national and development teams
  • Coordinate women’s national level (inter-provincial) tournaments
  • Liaise with women’s cricket coordinators for each province, and coordinate development programmes
  • Develop and monitor a budget for women’s cricket
  • Recommend and coordinate recruitment of national team coaches for the women's’ programme
  • Supervise the development of female specific coaching and development programmes (i.e ICC Mothers/ daughters programme)
  • Provide input into strategic planning, particularly on female cricket
  • Coordinate development of a national women’s cricket strategy
  • identify and report to the board the progress and challenges of women's cricket.

Qualifications and Experience 

These qualifications are to be considered those ideal for the position. Candidates who do not satisfy all of them can still be considered.

  • At least three years experience as coach, player or administrator in women’s cricket in Canada
  • Good understanding of the issues and challenges impacting women’s cricket in Canada
  • Experience and understanding of the general sports environment in Canada.
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Ability to both lead and work within a team.
  • Strong record of effective work as a volunteer, preferably with experience at board level with a provincial member.
  • Based in Canada

Application

Candidates should submit a CV and a covering letter outlining their suitability for the position to info@cricketcanada.org before August 7th 2020.

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2020-07-10

Newfoundland and Labrador based David Liverman has been appointed as Cricket Canada’s Vice President. The Board of Directors Vice President vacancy that Liverman’s appointment has now filled was created by the former incumbent, British Columbia’s Rashpal Bajwa’s, successful bid for election as President during the Association’s recent June 27 Annual General Meeting. 

David Liverman’s Vice Presidential appointment is the latest instalment to his longstanding involvement with Canadian and international cricket since he established residence in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1988. Liverman had earlier immigrated to Canada from England in 1978. 

As a 2010 founding board member of Cricket Newfoundland and Labrador, David Liverman has served as its President for two terms. He has also held positions as Cricket Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial coach and team manager.

Having served as the Maintenance Manager for Cricket Canada's website from 1997-2004 and again from 2017 until currently, David Liverman was first elected to Cricket Canada’s Board of Directors in 2017-2018. He also served as a 2019-20 member of Cricket Canada’s Governance Committee. 

As Vice President David Liverman now joins President Rashpal Bajwa, Secretary Farhan Khan, Treasurer Charles Pais, Directors Amjad Bajwa, Mohammed Sheikh, Ranjit Chaudhri and Harjinder Dhillon as members of Cricket Canada’s Board of Directors for the current  year. President Bajwa, Secretary Khan and Directors Shaikh and Bajwa were elected for two-year terms at Cricket Canada’s recent, June 27, 2020 AGM. Treasurer Pais and Directors-At-Large Chaudhri and Dhillon were elected for their respective two-year terms at last year’s May 2019 AGM. 

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2020-06-30

June 2020 

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