NatWest OSCA


Following the formation of the Southern League (SL) in 1969, a general inquiry in 1970 initiated by Noel Fisher showed a widespread interest among clubs tired of the surfeit of draws in ‘friendly’ cricket and looking for a competitive edge with rewards, in the form of promotion, for success.


NatWest OSCAs – Nominations Open!

NatWest Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) reward the contribution that volunteers make to the game.

Do you know someone who deserves an OSCA?  The NatWest Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) aim to reward the contribution that volunteers make to the game.

Hampshire Cricket Board welcomes nominations for volunteers from the traditional cricketing environments (Clubs, Leagues, and Boards).

We would also like to recognise volunteers from emerging environments such as higher and further education, community programmes, workplaces and recreational park leagues.

Nominate Your Hero (link

The last day for nominations is Sunday 8th September 2019.

Shortlisted nominees (plus a guest) will be invited to the county awards at The Ageas Bowl (Sunday 22nd September).

County winners are invited to the prestigious national awards at Lord's, the Home of Cricket (Monday 14th October).


  • Heartbeat of the Club

The special volunteer that your club simply couldn’t do without, often the roles they carry out are behind the scenes. They often undertake a number of different roles, and are always there to lend a hand.

  • Lifetime Achiever

This individual will have made an outstanding difference to their cricket Club, League, Board or local cricket community over a significant number of years.

  • Young Volunteer (14-18 or 19-25)

This award is designed to highlight and show the fantastic contribution that young volunteers can make within the game.

  • The Most Inspiring & Diverse Cricket Offer

This award is designed to highlight a club, league or community organisation that offers member led products, programmes and events that encourage participation from all members of their community.  Innovation and pushing the boundaries are to be rewarded here and we want to recognise growth within the game.

  • Pro-Active Leadership in Cricket

This award is designed to highlight and show the essential contribution that proactive leadership can make within the Club, Leagues, Officiating, Community or County Organisations.  We want to recognise those individuals who are providing vision and direction in growing the game and reaching into new markets.

NatWest Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) are a great opportunity to recognise the hard work and dedication of volunteers.

Simon Jones, Cricket Development Manager, Hampshire Cricket Board

Find out more about:

NatWest OSCAs National Awards 2018

Hampshire 2018 NatWest OSCAs

NatWest's Support For Cricket

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