Norfolk winners of 2015 Outstanding Services to Cricket Awards are revealed

Norfolk Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards winners, from left, John Hansell, Mike Banham, Samanth

Norfolk Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards winners, from left, John Hansell, Mike Banham, Samantha Rix, Lewis Jeavons. - Credit: Submitted

The winners of the 2015 Outstanding Services to Cricket Award (OSCA) have been announced by Norfolk Cricket Board.

The NatWest OSCA's are presented annually by local county boards to deserving volunteers from the cricket community in seven different categories.

Samantha Rix and Lewis Jeavons of Snettisham CC won the Umpires and Scorers and Get the Game On awards respectively, with Sarah McGahan of Garboldisham CC winning Young Volunteer. The other winners were: Mike Banham (Old Buckenham CC), Lifetime Achiever; Kevin Percival (Winterton CC), Heartbeat of the Club John Hansell (Narborough CC), NatWest Cricket Force; Alex Evans (Norfolk Friendly Alliance), Leagues.

The winners were invited to attend a First Class match at Chelmsford recently between Essex and Northamptonshire when they were also presented with a trophy and certificate by Norfolk CB chairman Kier Hounsome, who said: 'Without their efforts the game would not survive and those of us who play and enjoy the game at whatever level are very grateful to those who give up, often a considerable amount of their time and these awards go some way to recognise that ''


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