1. The CMJ Spirit of Cricket Elite Award (the “Award”) is open to any professional cricketer who has made the biggest contribution to the “Spirit of Cricket” in the 2014 English cricket season. The criteria for assessing “Spirit of Cricket” shall be as follows:
• “Outstanding Sportsmanship”;
• “Fair Play”; and
• “Respect” for opponents, umpires and the game’s traditional values.
2. A panel consisting of certain BBC Executives and MCC Members will decide the winner of the Award based on the criteria outlined in paragraph 1.
3. The BBC and/or MCC may contact a player’s club to verify certain facts and/or events. This should not be interpreted as anything other than an information gathering exercise. Further ongoing research may also be undertaken by the BBC and/or MCC if required.
4. The BBC and MCC’s decision as to the winning player is final. No correspondence relating to the Award will be entered into, with the exception of a letter of confirmation of the Award provided to the winning player.
5. The winning player will be notified by Wednesday 9th September 2015.
6. The BBC and MCC reserve the right to: (i) vary these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the opening and closing times for nominations or (ii) cancel the Award, at any stage, if in its opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.
7. The BBC and MCC, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agents cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem which may result in any nomination not being properly registered.
9. Where relevant, this Award accords with the BBC's Code of Conduct for Competitions and Voting, details of which can be found on the BBC’s Standards and Guidelines website http://www.bbc.co.uk/competitioncode.
10. The promoters of the Award are the British Broadcasting Corporation and Marylebone Cricket Club. These terms and conditions are subject to and governed by the laws of England and Wales.