Team/Squad Selection Policies

Commonwealth Cricket Club
Selection Policies
(Approved at the Annual General
Meeting: April 9, 2005)
In the order of selection:
First XI Captain/Vice-Captain Selection

Selected by a core group of
players from the previous year’s First XI; the core group of players comprising
of at-least 5 players from the previous year’s First XI is named by the
executive committee.
Selection Committee

The selection committee will comprise of 3
selectors.

The Executive Committee will
select:

1 player from the previous year’s First XI.
1 player from the previous year’s Second XI.

The 3rd Selector is the Captain of the team being
selected.

First XI Selection

The Selection Committee selects a squad of a minimum of
14 players (maximum 16 players) to represent the best team for the club.

The Selection Committee can add players to the squad during
the season from the Touring XI or from new players joining the club, while
trying to ensure that not more than 16 players constitute the squad.

Team B Captain/Vice-Captain Selection

Selected by a core group of players from the previous year’s
Second XI; the core group of players comprising of at-least 5 players
from the previous year’s Second XI is named by the executive committee.

Second XI Selection

The Selection Committee selects squad of a minimum of 14
players (maximum 16 players) to represent the Second XI.

The Selection Committee can add players to the squad during
the season from the Touring XI or from new players joining the club, while
trying to ensure that not more than 16 players constitute the squad.

Touring XI Captain/Vice-Captain Selection

The Executive Committee appoints
the Captain and Vice-Captain for the Touring XI.

Touring XI Selection

The players who are not on the First XI or the Second XI
constitute the Touring XI.

Player Movement

If a player selected for a team
prefers to play on a team other than the one selected for, then the player can
move only in the following way:
First XI to either the Second XI or the Touring XI

Second XI to the Touring XI

When this happens, the Selection
Committee shall find a replacement for the player on the team the player was
originally selected to play for.

Tournament XI Selection

The Tournament Selection Committee
will comprise of the Selection Committee and a member of the Executive
Committee and shall select the best XI/squad for tournaments.

Selection of Playing XI

The Captain and Vice-captain of
the team select the playing XI for a match.

The Selection Committee shall have a mid-season review
of team selection.

All players are encouraged to voice their concerns through the
proper channels in the following order:

Captain/Vice-Captain

Selection Committee

Executive Committee

The First XI and Second XI are allowed to organize
touring games as a touring XI. However, the regular Touring XI gets priority to
play the game should there be a conflict of venue/opponents.