Nepali wicketkeeper-batsman Asif Sheikh wins 2022 Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Award
Nepalese wicketkeeper-batsman Asif Sheikh will be officially presented with the 2022 Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Award by the MCC and the BBC later this year.
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The award is presented annually by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), UK in association with the BBC.
The award was created in 2013 by the MCC and the BBC in memory of former MCC President and BBC Test Match Special Commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins (CMJ), who was passionate about promoting the spirit of the game.
Sheikh was awarded for his sportsmanship shown in the men's T20 International between Nepal and Ireland in February 2022.
It is the first time in the award's history that the MCC and the BBC have invited public nominations for the award.
Sheikh's conduct was declared the winning entry.
Sheikh was also honoured with the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award in January 2022 for his works.
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