The criteria for selection of the Devon Under 16 squad is to ensure a suitably balanced side that will compete and develop in their games. Playing demands from other age groups will be taken into account to ensure a measured and suitable player programme and workload. Considerations for prospective players should include :-

Character: Shows a desire and commitment to play for the Devon Under 16s. Dedicated to improve his game, technically, tactically, physically and mentally. Shows respect and loyalty to team mates and coaches.

Performance: has shown contributing performances against strong club men's opposition and dominant county age group performances in previous years.

Development: Has the capacity to develop and has the attributes to perform in both two and one day cricket and potentially three days