Nepal’s wicketkeeper-batsman, Aasif Sheikh bagged the ICC spirit of cricket award 2022. The award is annually awarded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to recognize the player or team upholding the spirit of the game.
Aasif became the first player from Nepal to win the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award after his decision not to run out Andy McBrine after the Irish star tripped while attempting a run was acknowledged.
The cricketing world reacts to Aasif Sheikh’s bagging the ICC Spirit of Award 2022.
Nepal's Aasif Sheikh wins the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2022 👏
Find out about his incredible sporting gesture on the field that fetched him the coveted prize 🏆#ICCAwards
— ICC (@ICC) January 26, 2023
Some positive news finally.
Congratulations Aasif Sheikh and the team for this gesture.👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/GY27bU5rxG
— Paras Khadka (@paras77) January 26, 2023
Way to go! Thank you, Asif, for showing why cricket is called a gentle people's game, and congratulations on being recognized for the spirit of cricket! 👏🇳🇵🏏 https://t.co/phMLCIH5u4
— Gyanendra Malla (@gyanu_gm11) January 26, 2023
🤩 wow 🤩 Congratulations bhai❤️ https://t.co/j9FPwt7Ght
— Sita Rana Magar (@Sita_magar8) January 26, 2023
Aasif Sheikh from Nepal won the ICC spirit of the award for this nice gesture. pic.twitter.com/GIvYAExKBI
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) January 26, 2023
Congratulations, Asif Sheikh for your award " ICC spirit of the cricket award for 2022".
In these difficult times, you have given something to cheer for Nepali fans. Winning an ICC Award means a lot for Nepal.
Go well, Asif. Hoping for more runs this year.
— Samraat Maharjan (@MaharjanSamraat) January 26, 2023
Nepal's wicketkeeper-batter Aasif Sheikh wins the ICC Spirit of Cricket award 2022 for his incredible sporting gesture on the field against Ireland👏#CricTracker #AasifSheikh #ICC #Nepal pic.twitter.com/dKqQp54DZ1
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) January 26, 2023
I've just heard the news that Aasif Sheikh has won the @ICC Spirit of Cricket Award for this heart-warming moment last year!
I'm so proud of Aasif, there could not be a more worthy winner or moment.
— Andrew Leonard (@CricketBadge) January 26, 2023
Nepali wicketkeeper Aasif Sheikh bags ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
Sheikh has become the first Nepali cricketer to receive the annual award that recognises the player or team upholding the spirit of the game.https://t.co/fz3RC0GmV7
— The Kathmandu Post (@kathmandupost) January 26, 2023
Aasif Sheikh becomes the first Nepal cricketer to win an ICC annual Award.
He wins the Spirit of Cricket award for not running-out Andy McBrine who collided with the bowler and tripped.#ICCAwards
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) January 26, 2023
Hearty Congratulation to Asif Sheikh for being awarded as Prestigious ICC The Spirit of Cricket Award by ICC..
Proud moment to we Cricketers ..
— LB Chhetri (@LBChhetri9) January 26, 2023
This moment from Aasif Sheikh wins the ICC Spirit of the Cricket Award 2022 🔥🔥
This moment wins the heart of every cricket fan & makes the whole Nation proud ❤️🇳🇵
— Suvam Koirala 🏏 (@SuvamKoirala_45) January 26, 2023
— Bandana Proteas ABD Adhikari (Tutu✌✌)🇳🇵 (@sparklingtutu17) January 26, 2023
Aasif sheikh from Nepal won ' Spirit of cricket ' award 2022. What a proud moment for us as Nepalese cricket fan. Well deserved! This proves playing fair is not that difficult. All it takes is little bit of will.#ICCAwardspic.twitter.com/nba79hbgFO
— Ashmin Aryal (@aryal_ashmin) January 26, 2023
— Lekh Nath Kandel (@iAmLnk29) January 26, 2023
Aasif Sheikh🇳🇵 wins ICC spirit of the Cricket Award 2022.
— Nepal's Rhino Army 🇳🇵 (@NepalsRhinoArmy) January 26, 2023