Rewarding those growing cricket around the world  

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is committed to promoting excellence in cricket development and recognising exceptional performance and service to the game in Associate and Affiliate Members. The ICC Development Programme Annual Awards provides an opportunity to formally recognise these high performance standards - whether it be on a country, club, association, team, school or individual level. If you feel a group or individual has excelled in any of the award categories listed, please click to enter.
  1. Nominations called for on 19 November 2015
  2. Closing dates for entries is 31 December 2015
  3. ICC judging panel will select a winner from each category from the nominations by the end of February 2016.
Award winners will receive a grant, to be used towards the purchase of cricket equipment for their Member organisation. The amount of this award is detailed on the right. As part of the commitment to promote development, we would also ask the member to produce a story around the impact that the equipment has provided with support from ICC.


Best Overall Cricket Development Programme ($5,000)

The winner of this award will be a high performing national cricket body who demonstrates excellence across all areas of its operations, including, but not limited to, Governance, Administration, Promotion, Participation and Performance pathways.

Lifetime Service Award ($2,000)

Relates to individuals who have provided a minimum of 10 years service to cricket development.

Volunteer of the Year ($2,000)

Relates to volunteers who have made a significant contribution to cricket development in the previous 12 months.

Women’s Cricket Award ($2,000)

This Award is for an individual whose off the field work in an administration or coaching role has had a significant impact on the growth of Women’s cricket, either in a paid or voluntary capacity.

Spirit of Cricket Award ($2,000)

This Award is for an individual whose work, either in a paid or voluntary capacity, has demonstrated the ‘Spirit of Cricket’ by having a significant impact on an individual or a group’s life outside of cricket, through cricket.

Image of the Year ($2,000)

A photo that captures the essence of cricket development in action. The photo must have been taken in the past year and relate to cricket in the country and/or region. The photographer must provide consent. Photos should be high quality JPEGS.