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by timmyj
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

Well, yeah, everyone deserves credit for bringing the whole thing to this point. But then, give me a few million and I too could put together a cricket event. Can they turn a profit, THAT'S what nobody's been able to do. Has it eluded everyone that in a period of about two months there's gonna be mo...
by timmyj
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

Well, according to the agreement, CC will get a cool half mil no matter what.
This agreement is supposed to be for 25 years. Does that mean CC has given
away its rights to international cricket for that long???
by timmyj
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

The article says "the exposure and added development will assist us with identifying players with potential to developing into international T20 cricketers." I.e., Windies looking on the Canuck gig as pretty much just a glorified training session. Well, Scoty, can pick up a CPL franchise for $100K, ...
by timmyj
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: CC looking for help (again)
Replies: 17
Views: 10326

Re: CC looking for help (again)

Are these positions EVER going to be filled???? :? :? :?
by timmyj
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

This whole thing seems to be sizing up to be Lauderhill North of the Border. Everyone who came to Lauderhill said the same thing: "We're here for the long haul. to build the game up." All were GONE after two seasons. I just don't see the upside to this. Patronage from the expat community alone can't...
by timmyj
Sun May 27, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

A lot can happen in 5 weeks...
by timmyj
Fri May 11, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

Still a lot of doubts about this whole thing. The economics just don't add up.
They'll take in next to nothing from ticket sales and I can't see what
broadcaster or sponsor would be interested.
by timmyj
Thu May 10, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 50106

Re: Global T20 Canada

Where did you get the information on the salaries? Is
any Canuck cricketer out there worth $90K
by timmyj
Tue May 08, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: MLB to London...ICC to nowhere
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

MLB to London...ICC to nowhere

Report confirms what's been rumored for a while: Boston Red Sox and Yankees gonna play two MLB games in London next year, right during the Cricket World Cup!! And ICC? Have done ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to bring first class cricket to North America...and PULEEZ don't mention those Lauderhill and Toronto f...
by timmyj
Tue May 08, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Cricket Canada AGM
Replies: 22
Views: 8576

Re: Cricket Canada AGM

Should be coming from CC????? That would assume competency and transparency,
two things in VERY short supply in North American cricket. Looked at the
regional reports and only the Newfoundland one had any real substance. All
the rest were pretty much just team photos and wish lists.