Monash University CC News
Spirit of Cricket Award
By Stephen Pearson
The Monash Gryphons Cricket Club Women's XI have won the VWCA "Home Ground Advantage" Spirit of Cricket Award for this season 2006/07.
This award is presented to the VWCA club who has contributed most to the Spirit of Cricket. Umpires rate teams each rounds on:
- Captains acceptance of the their responsibilities of their players behaviour as required under the laws of cricket
- A team's adherence to the principles of the Spirit of the Game, including respect for team mates, opponents and the umpires role.
- Acceptance of umpires decision
- Team official's adherence to the principles of the Spirit of the Game (eg square leg umpires, coaches and scorers)