''I was pleased to get the job and I'm looking forward to the challenge for sure,'' said Pick speaking from England in a telephone interview before his departure.
''We were looking for someone who has the knowledge, the expertise and the technical ability. said Howard Petrook, the Canadian Cricket Association's (CCA) first vice-president, about Pick's appointment
'' Former Nottinghamshire bowler Pick was due to fly to Toronto on Sunday with his wife Jennie and 12-year-old ice-hockey-playing son Greg, to take up the only full-time, salaried role in Canadian cricket.
''I've got a stack of ideas which I'd like to implement and I'm sure that when I get there I'm going to be told that quite a few of them aren't feasible, due to the geography of the country, due to finance. I'm going over there with a wish list of things I'd like to do. Said Pick