It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of John Lovelace. In Manitoba, John was a cricket player, Provincial captain, President of the MCA for over 25 years and an overall champion for the growth and development of Cricket in the Province and Canada.
John served at the National level in various capacities including Selector National Senior Men’s Team, Executive member and Policies committee.
John changed the roll of cricket in Manitoba and paved the way for cricket to be a recognised as a Provincial Sporting Body. He brought a streamlined process to the governance of cricket and ensure all participants are treated equally and fairly.
John will be truly missed by all cricketers and administrators throughout Canada.
Funeral Service will be on Friday February 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Cropo Funeral Home 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg
MCA at Sports Manitoba Hall of Fame
Candidates for 2020/2022
Amarinder Singh has been a passionate cricket follower and player and has always wished for betterment and development of cricket.
Garvin has been the president of the Manitoba Cricket Association for the past 10 years. He was and executive member for several years as League Chairman and one term as the Treasurer.
Being a Computer Engineer, I have developed an online cricket scoring and stats application to keep MCA in tandem with technology. The main Idea behind this app was to ensure fairness in game and prompt availability of player’s stats to eliminate any ambiguities. Moreover, there is a module called Schedule Generator, available in this app which we used this year to make an unbiased schedule of MCA summer league Above all, I have been affiliated with MCA for 8 years as a player and as an umpire too. That’s why I was once awarded as “Umpire of the year” in the past as well.
Imdad played cricket for over 40 years in Canada. Seventeen of those years were played in Toronto where he was a member of Overseas Cricket Club in the Premier Division.
Jagjit has been playing cricket with the Manitoba Cricket Association for more than 14 years. He has served in the capacity of a coach as well as a captain, leading the Sisler High School cricket team to many wins. In 2005, when Jagjit started playing for Winnipeg Juniors, Jagjit's excellent bowling and fielding performance led the team to win the annual league championship. . The team Winnipeg Blues that Jagjit had been a part of from 2006 to 2012 was unbeatable, and much credit goes to Jagjit's excellent performance. As a captain for Manitoba's under-25 team for 6 years, Jagjit helped the team secure many championships every year. Moreover, Jagjit also represented senior men's team at the national level. He is a well respected player and has an excellent conduct on and off the field. His opinions are always valued and he continues to bring in practical ideas that benefit the leagues. He demonstrates caring attributes whenever MCA needs volunteers to assist in kids tournaments or for other events. He has had a very successful cricket career, and he has managed to secure the best bowler status for more than 3 years.
I Jairaj Shroff has been closely working with MCA as Volunteer since last 4 Years.
Paramjit shahi had been a passionate cricket follower throughout his life. He respects the game as a player and always wish for the betterment and development of the cricket in general and Manitoba in specific.
President, Cosmos Cricket Club 2003 – Present. Rejuvenated the club from 8 members in 2003 to 85 members currently. Introduced and maintained capable administration, cricket management, discipline,training, support, financial management, and volunteering to build one club with 5 teams that accomplished: One Division-1 championship, Two Division-2 Championships, Seven consecutive Premier Division Championships and One John Ross Championship.
Maples Indoor Cricket
June 8, 2019: Annual School Cricket Jamboree.
May 23, 2019: Deadline for League fee final payment.
May 05, 2019 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m: The MCA Third Senior Summer League Meeting at 444 Burnell Street, Winnipeg, MB
May 04, 2019 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m: Online Scoring Training at Dakota Community Center 1188 Dakota St, Winnipeg, MB
April 6, 2019: MCA Annual General Meeting at Orioles Community Centre, 444 Burnell Street, Winnipeg, MB from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
March 31 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m: The MCA Second Senior Summer League Meeting at Clifton Community Centre, 1315 Strathcona Street, Winnipeg, MB
March 15,16 and 17: Umpiring Clinic
March 1: CLMS Training Part 1: Player Registration (more detail)
February 28, 2019: Last day of Team Registration in 2019 Outdoor League
February 10th, 2019: 2019 Outdoor League First League Meeting
2019 Outdoor League Teams
Bloomfield CC, Cosmos, Crescent CC, Five Rivers, Lions 1, MB Eagles, Sher-e-Maples, Winnipeg Blues
AICC, Bengal Tigers, Blues 2, Brandon Tigers, Cosmos Kings, Cosmos Lancers, Crescent Stars, Mb Eagles 2, U-19, Winkler Royals
Bengal Tigers2, Bloomfield 2, Brandon Renegades, Cosmos Academy, Cosmos Spartans, Fiver Rivers 2, Lions 2, Royal Kings, Royal Tuskers, She X1, Trailblazers, WFC Black Hawks, Winnipeg Warriors
The MCA will be holding an umpiring clinic the weekend of March 15,16,17.
This clinic will qualify Level 1’s Level 2 ‘s and is available for Level 3’s
A number of umpires took the level 1 last spring and the ones who passed (you would have received a certificate) will be allowed to do level 2.
If you have any certification from David Nathan, please present them and you will be able t[o do level 2.
If you do not have any certification please take level 1 which will set you up for all future levels.
Anyone who has level 2 certification can take Level 3.
All registered team with the MCA Must have at least 2 umpires with the proper certification
Online Players Registration
For 2019 Season Club/Teams can register player online from the scoring portal menu.
- Minimum 11 players must be registered with a single team by March 31.
- League Admin will not approve any player of the team until the team has a minimum of 11 players.
- After the player is registration is approved; to enable the team to participate in a league the team admin requires to update the player profile with a mailing address as well as the Player Profile picture.
- Registration is open 24/7 in March and April. Once the season is close to starting, the weekly deadline for registration will be set.
- A player registration request is eligible to be approved only if the team has no past dues.