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Spirit of Cricket. “To uphold and promote the positive values associated with the spirit of cricket ”. Including:. Traditions of the game. Cricketing etiquette for - batsmen, fielders, and umpires. Traditions of the game. At the toss:. Captains must be dressed in cricket attire.

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Spirit of cricket

Spirit of Cricket

“To uphold and promote the positive values associated with the spirit of cricket”

Including:

  • Traditions of the game

  • Cricketing etiquette for - batsmen, fielders, and umpires


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

At the toss:

  • Captains must be dressed in cricket attire

  • Home captain to

  • toss coin

  • Visiting captain to call

  • Toss takes place on the field of play


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

At the start of a session of play:

Umpires enter field of play FIRST, followed by

fielding captain and his team and then the two batsmen

At the end of a session

of play:

Batsmen leave field FIRST

followed by the fielding side

then the umpires


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

Players should acknowledge efforts of opposition

e.g. acknowledging a

batsman’s 50 or 100

or the taking of

5 wickets by a bowler


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

It is correct to applaud your own team’s efforts

e.g. applaud a good

catch, shot, piece of

fielding


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

It is NOT correct to applaud errors and/or

misfortunes of opposition

e.g. do NOT applaud when a bowler delivers a

No ball or Wide or a fielder drops a catch or mis-fields the ball


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

Players should

acknowledge applause from opposition and spectators


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

At end of game teams should shake hands


Spirit of cricket

Traditions of the game

It is only common courtesy that,

at the end of the game, you thank:

  • Umpires

  • Scorers

  • Ground staff

  • Caterers

  • Home club officials


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the fielding side

Do NOT appeal when you know a batsman is not out

Do NOT put undue pressure on umpires by:

  • Frivolous appealing

  • Loud, orchestrated and

  • constant appeals

  • Advancing towards the

  • umpire when appealing


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the fielding side

Help umpires by signalling when the ball has reached the boundary

Do NOT keep up an incessant verbal barrage of comments to, or about a batsman’s ability

Do NOT sledge the batsmen

Bowlers should NOT follow through and engage in eye to eye contact with batsman or make rude comments about the batsman or the shot he has just played


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the fielding side

Thank the umpire when passing him your sweater or cap to look after during the over and when he returns these items

If questioning the umpire on any point – do it politely andaccept his response, even though you may not agree with him


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the fielding side

  • Apologise to a batsman if an accidental full pitch delivery (beamer) is bowled

  • If non-striker is leaving his crease early – it is traditional to ‘warn’ him,

  • rather than simply run him out

  • Applaud a batsman’s 50

  • or 100

  • Thank a batsman if he

  • ‘walks’

  • Applaud an injured

  • Batsman when he recovers


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the fielding side

At a drinks break:

  • Always ensure the umpires receive a drink

  • Do not sit on the

  • ground

  • Do not leave the field

  • Do not take longer

  • than necessary


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the batting side

  • Be honest and if you know you

  • have hit the ball and it is

  • caught – ‘walk’

  • When asking for a guard say:

  • ‘please’ and ‘thank you’

  • Non-strikers end, do not leave your crease until the bowler has delivered the ball

  • Accept the umpire’s decision even though you

  • may not agree with it and/or are disappointed


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the batting side

  • Do not stand at the crease in defiance of the decision

  • Do not wave your bat in the air or point to it when given out L.B.W.

  • Do not knock stumps with the bat or body

  • Do not criticise the umpire and/or his decision to your team-mates or spectators


Spirit of cricket

Actions of the umpire

  • Always answer appeals – do not ignore the players

  • Talk to players as you would wish to be spoken to

  • Hold bowler’s sweater, cap etc. during the over

  • If bowler asks - move your position, back or forward

  • At the end of the game thank the players and scorers


Spirit of cricket

Spirit of Cricket

EVERYONE has a responsibility to ensure that the match is played within the Spirit of the Game

These include:

captains

players

umpires

scorers

managers and coaches

parents and spectators


Spirit of cricket

Spirit of Cricket

  • If we can:

  • Protect the spirit of cricket

  • Promote & enhance the

  • history & heritage of cricket

  • Maintain & enhance the traditional spirit of the game

  • Uphold & promote the

  • values & standards of cricket

THEN CRICKET WILL BE THE GREATEST GAME IN THE WORLD!


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