The Village Cricketer has decided that there is no time like the present for making awards and today calls on bloggers, readers and cricket tragics from around the world to make nominations for the first ever ‘The International Village Cricketer Awards’. You are invited to make your nominations through the medium of comments to this blog, with reference to any international cricketer, team or moment from 2007. Please also include your reasons for nominating.

The categories for nomination are as follows (click here for a guide on what constitutes village behaviour):

Village Cricketer of the Year
Most Village Emerging Player of the Year
Village Captain of the Year
Spirit of Village Award (to be awarded to the most village Test playing nation)
Most Village Non-Test Playing Cricketing Nation
World Village Team of the Year (please nominate players, from any country, to be named in this international XI)
International Village Moment of the Year

Please note that TVC reserves the right to remove any comments that are overly offensive because it can’t afford to be sued.