Lockdown Heroes - The Winners: Find out who has been voted to No.1 in each of our five categories

The Cricketer is highlighting stories of compassion, kindness and creativity in the cricket world during the coronavirus crisis. The results are in for Club Hero, Pro Hero, Fundraising Hero, Social Media Hero and Young Hero. Find out more...


The stories have been told. The votes have been cast. The results have been verified.

Now it's time to reveal the winners of The Cricketer's Lockdown Heroes awards.

Over the course of 30 days in May, we received in excess of 400 nominations across our five categories - Club Hero, Pro Hero, Fundraising Hero, Social Media Hero, and Young Hero - highlighting the incredible contributions of cricketers of ages, from across the UK, during lockdown.

During June, voting was open to the public, and in July the process was passed on to our judging panel - with an equal 50 per cent weighting given to the two.

"It has been quite a moving and life-affirming experience running the nominations, and hearing the stories of the good that has been done in, by and for the community during this difficult summer," digital editor Sam Morshead said.

"While there had to be a winner in each category, it should be noted that everyone who was nominated made a real difference to someone at an incredibly harsh time for cricket - and all the stories will be retained on thecricketer.com to mark those efforts."

You can read full stories on each of our winners, as well as find links to the nominee list for all five categories, below...


Club Hero: Jon Speller, Wimbledon CC

Read Jon's story here

See the full Club Hero nominee list here

Pro Hero: Olly Hannon-Dalby, Warwickshire CCC

Read Olly's story here

See the full Pro Hero nominee list here

Fundraising Hero: Dan Manders

Read Dan's story here

See the full Fundraising Hero nominee list here

Young Hero: Lucy Axcell & Katie Sturgess

Read Lucy and Katie's story here

See the full Young Hero nominee list here

Social Media Hero: Carl Holding, Twitter coin toss

Read Carls' story here

See the full Social Media Hero nominee list here



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