Here’s your chance to represent ; India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, England, Bangladesh or World X1 in Canada. If you had a dream of representing your home country one day, and if that dream was shattered as a result of your parents moving into Canada - we’ve got some great news for you;
The Canada Cup T20 will help you dream and dream "BIG"
again as we pave the way for some talented cricketers to reach International stardom in the Cricketing arena. The tournament will no doubt energize cricketers from India, SriLanka, Pakistan, England,Bangladesh, West Indies, South Africa, etc to follow in the foot steps of their Cricket Stars whether be Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), Sachin Tendulkar (India), Shaid Afridi ( Pakistan),Brian Lara ( West Indies), Graeme Smith (South Africa), Mike Hussey
( Australia) or any other Internationally recognized top cricketer.
Although Cricket has being played in this great nation for well over a century, the recent influx of immigrants from cricket playing nations especially, from South Asia and the Caribbean have made the game the fastest growing sport in Canada. Almost every ground has some Cricket activity although the necessary funding has not kept up with the pace of its rapid growth, in Canada.
What should I do?
If you are the cricketer that we’re looking for then simply fill out the registration form and once the registration is approved by the Canada Cup T20 -organizing committee, you will receive an online confirmation. Please keep this confirmation handy as you will be required to present it to the Team Manager at the selection process and there after.
We welcome you to be a part of this exciting moment in Canadian history and wish you all the very best as you step into your cricket future in style by being a part of Canada’s hottest cricket tournament the CANADA CUP Twenty20 – 2010
How it works
CANADA CUP T 20 will allow cricketers who have arrived in Canada from: India,Sri Lanka, Pakistan, England, Bangladesh,Gayana,Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Babados,Leeward Islands,Windward Island,South Africa, Zimbabwe,Tanzania,Kenya, Uganda,Afghanistan,UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland,etc to come alive and represent their favourite team in Canada and the teams that will take the field will be as follows;
Team Canada India
Team Canada Sri Lanka
Team Canada Pakistan
Team Canada West Indies ( Guyana,Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados,Leeward Islands,Windward Island )
Team Canada England ( England- Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand )
Team Canada Bangladesh
Team Canada World X1 ( South Africa, Zimbabwe,Tanzania,Kenya, Uganda,Afghanistan,UAE )
The Selection Process
Interested parties are requested to register online by visiting www.CanadaCupT20.com and a nominal Administration fee of $10 is in place to encourage cricketers who are serious about representing their home country participate.Once the registration process is in place the “Canada Cup T20 - Organizing committee” will schedule a suitable location to screen every player on their ability to represent the team of their choice.
We will select a pool of players for each team and the Coaches, Captains and their Managers will then select the Top cricketers off that pool to represent their country in Canada. No player will be encouraged outside our normal selection process and we encourage only serious candidates to be a part of this exciting venture.
Plans are underway to include 2 international players to represent each team, should budgets permit. We hope that this will allow Canadian Cricketers to gain much needed experience to make their dream a reality in the world of cricket.
The games will take place in Toronto, Canada and entertain scores of South Asians, Caribbeans and all other Canadian cricket fans in July 2010.