The Toronto Police cricket team won the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Mayor’s Trophy 2018, beating Metrolinx in the finals at Sunnybrook Park in Toronto on Saturday.
Cricket teams from public, private and community organizations took part in the” Mayor’s Trophy event” – the 14th annual.
Toronto Mayor John Tory officially opened the event, leading a “public sector “team that included Metrolinx CEO, Phil Verster, and representatives from the Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto Police, The City of Toronto and Brampton Transit.
The Mayor’s team played against a “private sector” team led by Globe and Mail CEO Phillip Crawly that included Scott Fraser, the President of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Foundation, and representatives from PwC, MNP, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and KPMG.
The Mayor opened the batting with Verster and the team scored 25 runs in four overs. The Mayor was unbeaten with eight runs -no boundaries.
In reply,” Private Sector” scored 18 runs.
The annual “CIMA Mayor’s Trophy event” was launched in Toronto in 2005 by CIMA Canada in partnership with the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division. Since then, the event has helped raise funds to support youth cricket programs in Toronto.