LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

CCUSA founder Quereshi to receive

CHOF Lifetime Achievement Award

The Cricket Hall of Fame will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2021 at its Annual Induction Ceremony, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Boca Raton, Florida.

A highlight of the ceremony will be the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Mahammad Quereshi, founder of Cricket Council USA, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development and growth of the sport in the U.S.

To celebrate this milestone Sportmen’s Athletic Club, founders of the Hall of Fame, Connecticut Premier Cricket League and Cricket Council USA, the host, have organized a Legends World Cup T20 Tournament from September 27 to October 3, 2021, at the Broward County Cricket Stadium.

The tournament will include teams from Canada, USA, India, Pakistan, and the West Indies. The event will be live stream on MAQTV.COM, YouTube, Facebook and other social media platforms to a number of cricket playing countries worldwide, including India, England, Pakistan, Canada, Australia, Afghanistan, Caribbean, Portugal, Italy and throughout USA.

 

LEGENDS WORLD CUP

The tournament will include teams from Canada, USA, India, Pakistan, and the West Indies. The event will be live stream on MAQTV.COM, YouTube, Facebook and other social media platforms to a number of cricket playing countries worldwide, including India, England, Pakistan, Canada, Australia, Afghanistan, Caribbean, Portugal, Italy and throughout USA.

Topping the list of nominees are former West Indies captain Sir Richie Richardson and two outstanding stalwarts of the game in the U.S. Godfrey Blair and Edgar Samuels. The others are Lyndel Wright, Max Diah, Vinode Mancham, Surujlal Joe Siewharack, John T. Hodgson, Jyosna Patel and Ouida McDonald. Three others, former West Indies star All-rounder Collie Smith, Cecil Dixon, who passionately played a vital role in the development of the game in the U.S. and well-respected hotel executive Butch Stewart from Jamaica, one of the strongest supporters of the sport in the Caribbean, will be inducted posthumously.

Fort Lauderdale 2021 Cricket Induction Ceremony

ANNUAL INDUCTION CEREMONY

Legend’s World Cup T20 TOURNAMENT

September 27th to October 2, 2021

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

International Nominees: Lyndel Wright, Collie Smith, Butch Stewart of Jamaica W.I

Vinode Mamchan, Trinidad

               Sir Richie Richardson of Antigua

   U.S.A Nominees: Edgar Samuels, Jyotsna Patel, John T Hodge

Godfrey Blair,

                                 Surujlal Joe Siewharack, Cecil Dixon, Ouida Mcdonald

For information call Mike Chambers 860 250 2796

New York 2021 Cricket Induction Ceremony

 

CRICKET HALL OF FAME

INDUCTION CEREMONY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021

ANTUN’S 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village, NY 11429

SIR GARFIELD SOBERS

will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award

For information: Mas Bailey 917-678-5006

 

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girl Receives Certificate From Cricket Hall of Fame

 

Dr. Dolton James, Director of the Cricket Hall of Fame presented Ms. Hemmings with a Cricket Hall of Fame Certificate of Appreciation for her hard work and dedication to the sport of netball. Dr. James remarked that public sector and Governments needed to show our athletes how much we appreciate them.
Ms. Hemmings accepted a certificate of appreciation from Mr. Ovid John, treasurer, of the Hall, on behalf of the Jamaica Sunshine Girls for their outstanding performance in the tournament.

Joy Chance, Executive Director of the West Indian Foundation, presented Ms. Hemmings with a book entitled “Winning Strokes” written by Michael Chambers. Chance welcomed her to Hartford and wished her best of luck in her future endeavors. Chambers explained that he noticed the Sunshine Girls and the West Indies Cricket team were both experiencing the same difficulty of underperforming in crucial games. He explained that there were four items necessary to be a champion, Mindfulness, Visualization, Emotional Intelligence training and the successful control of post traumatic stress disorder. Chambers encouraged Ms. Hemmings to read the book, practice the theory and pass on the knowledge to her teammates.

Mahadio Ajodih, Hall of Fame Board member, presented Ms Hemmings with a miniature cricket bat signed by all present.

Ms. Hemmings thanked the gathering for their hospitality and promised that if and when possible the Sunshine Girls would be happy make a special trip to Hartford.
Ms. Hemmings was surprised when she was shown her plaque hanging on the wall at the Hall.

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girl visits Cricket Hall of Fame

On Thursday February 6, 2020 at 6pm Michael Chambers, Executive Director of the Cricket Hall of Fame welcomed members and friends to the Hall. They were there to meet and greet Jamaica’s Sunshine Girl Shadian Hemmings. Ms Hemmings was on her way from England, and was visiting with her sister Daileann Hemmings a resident of Bloomfield, Connecticut.
Ms. Hemmings and the team competed in a tournament in England on
January 19-26 , 2020. The top five countries in the world competed for the Vitality Nation Cup in England. Shadian along with the Jamaica’s National Team the “Sunshine Girls” came in second place to New Zealand.

Among the guests present were, Suzette Debetham-Brown Mayor of Bloomfield and Bloomfield Councilman Rickford Kirton. The Bloomfield Mayor presented Ms. Hemmings with a citation.

President Caswell Sewell presented Stephan Pink check for 2019 tuition at UWI

President Jamaica Progressive League of Hartford Connecticut Mr. Caswell Sewell presented Stephan Pink a check for one thousand (USD$1,000) towards his 2019 tuition at University of the West Indies in Jamaica.

Jamaica Progressive League of Hartford Connecticut and the Cricket Hall of Fame raised enough funds to pay for Pink’s first year at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica West Indies. Pink represents the Jamaica Progressive league during the summer months in the Connecticut Cricket League in Connecticut. The President of the League, Mr. Sewell, says the League is very honored to be involved with the Pink success story. The League raised One Thousand dollars to pay for Pink’s first semester tuition September 2019. President Sewell presented Stephan with a thousand dollar check for his tuition.

The presentation was made at the end of Summer ceremony in the Hall’s board room at 3000 Main St, Hartford, CT 06120.

Stephan Pink presented with certificate by Dr. Dolton James

Summer 2019 Stephan Pink completed the Cricket Hall of Fame’ s Mindfulness Training and was awarded his certificate by board member Dr. Dolton James. Pink is among the first batch of graduates of the Hall’s Mindfulness Training program. The end of Summer ceremony was held in the Hall’s board room at 3000 Main St, Hartford, CT 06120.

Jamaica Progressive League of Hartford Connecticut and the Cricket Hall of Fame raised enough funds to pay for Pink’s first year at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica West Indies. Pink represents the Jamaica Progressive league during the summer months in the Connecticut Cricket League in Connecticut. The President of the League, Mr. Sewell, says the League is very honored to be involved with the Pink success story. The League raised One Thousand dollars to pay for Pink’s first semester tuition September 2019. President Sewell presented Stephan with a thousand dollar check for his tuition.

Mayor Promotes Annual T10 Cricket in Hartford

The Mayor was present at the Sportmen’s Athletic Club Sunday evening to present his trophy to the captain of the Sportmen’s Athletic Club’s cricket team, Bruce Blackwood, winners of the competition.
Chambers announced that his ambition next year was to offer prize money in the amount of $10,000 for the tournament and explained to the Mayor Luke Bronin, Ms. Haldine President of the West Indian Foundation, Advocate for Legacy, Attorney Brian Ajodhi and Attorney Michal Chambers Jr. sponsors of this year’s tournament that he was expecting their support for the 2020 tournament.
Chambers thanked Mohammid Qureshi from Cricket Council USA of Florida for supplying the cricket balls used in the tournament.

Annual T10 Cricket weekend in Keney Park Hartford CT

On Saturday July 7 2019 the mayor Luke Bronin welcomed the players to Keney Park and wished them all the best in the First Mayor’s Cup and the Joshua Guthrie Tournament in Keney Park Hartford, Connecticut.
On both days the spectators were treated to an awesome display of cricket skills, fielding, bowling and batting. One spectator remarked he had always seen fielders converting a six into a catch on television but on Sunday when Bruce Blackwood, Captain of the Sportmen’s Athletic Club pulled off a spectacular catch on the boundary the spectator said he was glad he attend the game.
The Director of the Tournament Michael Chambers said he was impressed with the caliber of players that reside in the United States of America. Chambers said he enjoyed watching young Stephane Pink, the recipient of the 2018-19 Hartford Community Scholarship. The Jamaica Progressive League and the Cricket Hall of Fame came together in 2018 to provide a scholarship for Pink to attend the University of the West Indies, Kingston. Stephan Pink was back in Hartford to represent Jamaica Progressive League for the 2019 Cricket season, after completing one year at the University.