Lakeshore Canada Cricket League
Annual General Meeting Minutes
Monday, 29th November 2021 at 9 PM virtually
Present: Manmeet Singh, Maninder Pal Singh, Saad Bin Subbooh, Gurinder Singh, Jatinder Kaur
Junaid Siddiqui, Rishabh Dhingra, Nida Zaidi, Milan Dave, Sushanth Devaguptapu, Jasmeet Singh, Jasleen Kaur, Tanuvi Bali, Moiz Tariq, Aishwarya Aeron, Mudassir Malik
Quorum present? Yes
Special thanks to all our amazing League executives and Advisory board members for their tremendous continuous efforts in Lakeshore Canada Cricket League in spite of Covid. These guys along with the umpiring panel, teams, and participants have ensured that we get one of the best cricketing experiences. We had informed everyone 24 days before our AGM was scheduled followed posting on our website and social media along with email reminders. Lakeshore Canada Cricket League is a not-for-profit organization, affiliated with City of Mississauga under Community Group Registry Program.
Benefits of being a part of CGRP
• Priority Booking
• 12 free monthly room bookings for executive meetings
• 1 free AGM room booking
• Get City Staff Liaison Hours for guidance
• Access to the City’s Affiliate Insurance program
• Permission to place a promotional sign on a City road allowance
• Special event Vendor licence – Community rate
• Permission to use Registered Group Civic Mark
• Training for Board Members
Short, stressful and exciting season.
- Tough year it has been for everyone including Lakeshore Canada Cricket League due to Covid.
- A lot of games were impacted due to Covid in the first half of the season
- Free training to our umpires & members in the season
- Lot of positives to take in these tough times
- Similar to last year, Was hard to collect money on time from players & Teams due to so much uncertainty.
- Positive feedback from various players and teams regarding their overall experience in the season.
- Good level of umpiring
- League games, auction cup and super cup tournaments were organized
- Introduction of Test cricket planned
- Virtual Awards Night to be held to recognize player talent and performances
- Brief talking introduction on our panel and about the hard work done from our organizing panel
- Free Cricket School Campaign announcement
- Our Exciting Winter League with 3 divisions and more than 600 games to be organized
- Lakeshore Cricket Cup cancelled due to covid
- India vs Pakistan Series cancelled due to covid
Summary of the season
- GTA Falcons won Elite Division Championship
- Eagles Premier won the Premier Division Championship
● Nerve wrecking games in playoffs
● GTA Falcons Elite won first trophy in 4 seasons.
● GTA Falcons Premier winning all their league matches and favourites to win the premier division were defeated by Eagles Premier in the finals
●Eagles All Stars outperformed
● Rajwant Singh scored 111 off 41 balls
● Ehsan Kharal scored 142 off 60 balls in the semi finals and played the innings of his life
● Dragons, Eagles team which was constantly in the bottom for most of the season, with dedication and teamwork won every remaining match to clinch their spot in the playoffs and made it to the finals and won the championship.
● The competition was incredible. We had no clue which teams were making it to the playoffs until the last day of the league games similar to last season. It was intense, neck to neck and nail biting till the end.
Presented Financial Statements. Explained all items from Financial Statements. Also mentioned about the CGRP Rate and City of Mississauga bookings being shown separately for the ground permits in Financial Statements. Members informed about 3% increase in City fees.
Everything impacted & No sponsorship due to covid.
3 Sponsorship packages ready ( Gold, Silver & Platinum )
In talks with few for sponsorship currently but no deal finalized
Umpire fees to increase by $5 per game from next year
Key focus for next financial year
- Test Cricket
- Live Streaming HD
- Video Highlights to be introduced in the League
- Getting Sponsors
- More equipment from GM & SS
- Virtual Awards Night
- More fun engaging events for members which includes girls as well
Saad Bin Subbooh
Youth academy kind of impacted due to covid. Got cancelled due to covid. We will be Introducing Youth Cricket for the upcoming season now. Recruited some young players from schools. Coaches are ready to train them. We are now taking the next step in our journey and by bringing cricket to our youth.
Youth Academy Goal
Our goal is to sow the seeds of a lifelong passion of cricket and team sport in every child. We are more than just batting, bowling and fielding. We are here to provide essential life skills while having fun and receiving cricket training.We know that building strong fundamentals and mental discipline is the key which would enable our youth to compete against the best in Canada.
We will follow a comprehensive approach to ensure the sessions are challenging enough for our children to improve on their best. We are the home of cricket in Canada!
AGM Adjourned at 10:15 PM, Monday, 29th November 2021
Minutes submitted by secretary Saad