The eagerly awaited Canary Wharf London Sports Personality of the Year award staged in a colourful event last night. Tower hamlets Cricket Club (THCC) has been shortlisted for senior team of the year award for 2019. Being shortlisted for this prestigious award made the members of the club member proud and emotional.
Since the inauguration of THCC in 2009 the club only had a an U17 team played in Middlesex. Since then the club moved forward despite facing many challenges under the supervision of Shahidul Alam Ratan, Jawar Ali and club captain Shumon Sharif.
Last year THCC started playing Middlesex county championship with 3 XI’s. The first XI played in division 1 where the players shown excellent skills and passion. Winning the Middlesex championship title was one of the biggest achievement for the club so far.
First XI skipper Shakeel Ahmed said “The Canary Wharf award night was a night of celebration for us and we are truly proud for being shortlisted for this amazing award”
Club Captain Sharif added, “Getting nomination for the Senior Team award for back to back two years shows the club marching in right direction and this night will motivate our boys to work harder during the season. Special thanks to Canary Wharf Group for arranging such a wonderful sports award night for the community”