OSCAs nominees announced

The shortlisted nominees in each of the NatWest OSCAs 2009 categories have been announced by ECB.

The NatWest OSCAs (Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards) are aimed at recognising those volunteers who give so much of their time to the game of cricket – without these individuals the game would not survive.

The NatWest OSCAs 2009 event will be held at Lord's on Monday October 5.

The full shortlist of nominees is as follows:

Behind the Scenes

Nazir Ahmed – Yorkshire
Tony Brand – Sussex
Paul Fletcher – Leicestershire and Rutland
Jean Jordison, Derbyshire

Building Partnerships

Mohammed Razaq – Gloucestershire
Neil Scarlet – Yorkshire
Guy Whittaker – Staffordshire

Leagues and Boards

Sally and Jim Donaldson – Gloucestershire
Ruth Prideaux – Sussex
Wiltshire County Cricket League – Wiltshire

Lifetime Achiever

Hugh Cherry – Warwickshire
Ian Forbes – Kent
Malcolm Pratt – Durham

NatWest CricketForce

Richard Butler – Devon
Cheadle Cricket Club – Staffordshire
Alan Culff – Surrey

Outside the Scorebox

George Clark - Essex

David Edwards – Surrey
John Jameson – Warwickshire
Tommy Wilson – Lancashire

Young Volunteer

Heather Beattie – Cheshire
Niall Holmes – Cumbria
Tom Russell –