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Spirit of Cricket Awards

The importance of the Spirit of Cricket is recognised in Australia with the Richie Benaud Spirit of Cricket Awards, which are awarded each season to the interstate men’s and women’s teams who are voted as having played in the best spirit and with the greatest respect for the game.



Past winners of the award are as follows:

Men’s Senior Domestic

  • 2017-18 Queensland
  • 2016-17 Tasmania
  • 2015-16 Tasmania
  • 2014-15 Queensland
  • 2013-14 Western Australia
  • 2012-13 Tasmania
  • 2011-12 Queensland
  • 2010-11 Western Australia
  • 2009-10 South Australia
  • 2008-09 Queensland
  • 2007-08 Western Australia
  • 2006-07 South Australia
  • 2005-06 Queensland
  • 2004-05 Tasmania
  • 2003-04 South Australia

Women’s Senior Domestic

  • 2017-18 Victoria
  • 2016-17 Tasmania
  • 2015-16 South Australia
  • 2014-15 New South Wales
  • 2013-14 Victoria
  • 2012-13 New South Wales
  • 2011-12 New South Wales
  • 2010-11 New South Wales (WNCL & WNCL T20)
  • 2009-10 New South Wales (WNCL) & Queensland (WNCL T20)
  • 2008-09 Victoria
  • 2007-08 New South Wales
  • 2006-07 Victoria & Western Australia (Prize Shared)
  • 2005-06 New South Wales, South Australia & Western Australia (Prize Shared)
  • 2004-05 New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia (Prize Shared)
  • 2003-04 Queensland and South Australia (Prize Shared)