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Code of Conduct for County Disability Squads

Middlesex Cricket - Code of Conduct for Disability County Cricket Squads

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Middlesex Cricket is committed to the development of performance cricketers and the realisation of their achievements.

As society, attitudes and patterns of behaviour are changing, Middlesex Cricket has made the decision to issue a Code of Conduct to its County players.

All cricketers selected to represent the Middlesex County Disability squads will be issued with this Code of Conduct and thereby agree to fully abide by its contents.

Players are the most important people in cricket. Playing for a team to win is the fundamental aim of the game; but not to win at all cost, fair play and respect for others in the game is fundamentally important.

The principles that underpin this Code of Conduct are:

Any breach of this Code may lead to the player being warned as to their future conduct or in more serious cases being suspended or barred from participation in Middlesex Cricket activities. During festivals or tours players may be sent home for serious breaches of discipline.

A Disciplinary Procedure is available upon request for under 18’s and adult at risk.

A Grievance Policy is available upon request for members of staff.

Player availability

Middlesex Cricket appreciates that there can be pressure on our county players with regards to their availability – with commitments elsewhere (school cricket, club cricket, other sporting sides). In order to maximise the standard and performance and development of cricket and cricketers in Middlesex, and to avoid ambiguity or undue pressure on players when fixture clashes arise, the county disability team have agreed priority criteria that are to be applied to all Middlesex Cricket players.

The criteria are that a player should play for teams for which he or she is selected in the following order, unless agreed by Middlesex Cricket: (Player availability applies to matches and training sessions)

Country / National Region / County / County Regional / Club / School

Middlesex County Disability cricketers agree to:

Please promptly report any concerns about safeguarding or the protection of children, young people and/or adults at risk to the Middlesex Cricket County Safeguarding Officer by emailing [email protected] 02036 409772 or ECB Safeguarding Team [email protected]

Reviewed: 30/11/23

Next Review due: November 2024