On April 20, 2021, The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Argentina, Brazil, Uganda and Vanuatu as the global winners of the ICC Development Awards for 2020 for their contribution to cricket through different exceptional programmes in 2020.
On April 6, 2021, while celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace ICC has announced 20 regional winners from 17 countries for the ICC Development Awards 2020 and stated that 4 winners will be selected from them and announced.
ICC Development Award 2020:
|Award Category||Awardee||Awardee’s Contribution to the game|
ICC Development Initiative of the Year
|Attracted local audiences in South America to cricket by producing 17 coachings, umpiring and scoring courses in Spanish.|
100% Cricket Female Cricket Initiative of the Year
|Developed women’s game in South America by awarding 14 professional central contracts to the women’s national team|
ICC Digital Fan Engagement of the Year
Vanuatu Cricket Association
|Provided cricket to fans during the pandemic when the Women’s T20 Grand Final was the only live sporting event available|
|Cricket 4 Good Social Impact Initiative of the Year|| |
Uganda Cricket Association
|Supported their players, volunteers and their families through a COVID-19 relief programme|
Panel Members: The panel members for selecting the awardees consists of 12 leaders including ICC Full Member Chief Executives, current and former international players, media representatives and other members of the cricket family.
Recent Related News:
On January 27, 2021, The International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the ICC Player of the Month awards for both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket.
About The International Cricket Council (ICC):
Establishment – 15 June 1909
Headquarters – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chairman – Greg Barclay
CEO – Manu Sawhney