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by ray
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: BBL changes
Replies: 2
Views: 13351

Re: BBL changes

T20 is just one big gimmick. With ICC pushing the Americans, I think we can expect many more experiments going forward to try to appeal to that market. I'm really only interested in GT20 because Canada's short term fortunes are tied to that tournament. They should be wary about changing too much yea...
by ray
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: strategic plan progress
Replies: 6
Views: 26511

Re: strategic plan progress

^ Fair enough. I doubt there's one surefire way to do development. What works in one country/province/state/city may not work as well in another. A bottom-up approach has been and is being tried in various places in North America. However, I don't think we want or need to put all the eggs in one bas...
by ray
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: strategic plan progress
Replies: 6
Views: 26511

Re: strategic plan progress

For those interested, here are one person's thoughts: Role in cricket : Non-player (fan) What grade do you give Cricket Canada on their delivery of the 2018-20 Strategic plan : D - only delivered on a few aspects of plan Which of these vision statements to you think best fits Cricket Canada?: To be ...
by ray
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: strategic plan progress
Replies: 6
Views: 26511

Re: strategic plan progress

CC consultation on next strategic plan : https://cricketcanada.org/news-single?nid=139

Here we go again :D . With the new board going down this road the minimum expectation must be posting of consultation results and later a plan with realistic, measurable goals and timeframes.
by ray
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian Women's cricket
Replies: 28
Views: 60363

Re: Canadian Women's cricket

Commonwealth Games from point of view of Associates: https://emergingcricket.com/opinion/commonwealth-games-an-associate-opportunity/ -2022 Birmingham, England -A women-only tournament for this edition -8 Team tournament - some form of qualification must take place -West Indies nations having compet...
by ray
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian overseas pros
Replies: 24
Views: 91430

Re: Canadian overseas pros

According to Cricket Canada Facebook, Ravinderpal Singh will play for Colombo Kings of the Lanka Premier League. Due to start November 21st.
by ray
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian Women's cricket
Replies: 28
Views: 60363

Re: Canadian Women's cricket

ICC Americas Women's T20 scheduled for August 2021 It should be interesting to see how Brazil do with their new central contracts for the women's team. They could make quick progress given the state of women's cricket in the Americas. https://emergingcricket.com/news/brazil-argentina-included-in-icc...
by ray
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian overseas pros
Replies: 24
Views: 91430

Re: Canadian overseas pros

Add Nitish Kumar (Michigan Stars) and Rizwan Cheema (Chicago Catchers ... uhh, seriously? ) to the list of Minor League Cricketers.
by ray
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian Women's cricket
Replies: 28
Views: 60363

Re: Canadian Women's cricket

Durriya Shabbir appointed as Women’s Coordinator:
https://cricketcanada.org/news-single?nid=130

We'll see whether having a person specifically designated to the women's game makes a difference.
by ray
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Canadian overseas pros
Replies: 24
Views: 91430

Re: Canadian overseas pros

USA's Minor League Cricket (starting 2021) has attracted at least a couple of Canadian national team members: https://www.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/113912/minor-league-cricket-first-round-draft-attracts-21-internationals The squad announcement revealed players with previous international experience ...