Senior Player Code of Conduct

In addition to the General Code of Behaviour, as a player in any activity held by or under the auspices of a Community Cricket Peak Body, a Region or an Affiliated Club and Association you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity or event:
  • Play by the rules and abide by the Spirit of Cricket.
  • Never argue with an umpire. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the umpire during a break or after the game.
  • Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviours in Cricket.
  • Work equally hard for yourself and your teammates. Your team’s performance will benefit and so will you.
  • Be a good sport. Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or the opposition.
  • Treat all participants in Cricket as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor.
  • Cooperate with your coach, teammates and opponents. Without them there would be no competition.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow players, coaches, officials and spectators.
  • Refrain from conduct which could be regarded as sexual or other harassment.
  • 1Respect the talent, potential and development of fellow players and competitors.
  • Care and respect the uniform and equipment provided to you.
  • Be frank and honest with your coach concerning illness and injury and your ability to train and play fully.
  • Conduct yourself in a responsible manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal behaviour at all times.
  • Be honest in your attitude and preparation to training. Work equally hard for yourself and your team.
  • Cooperate with coaches and staff in relation to programs that adequately prepare you for competition.
  • Do not engage in practises that affect sporting performance (alcohol, tobacco and drug use.)