All the teams that land on the cricket field nowadays think only about victory and for this they go to any extent. Sometimes the game of spirit is not even taken care of by the players. At the same time, there are many such moments when players present such an example of Spirit of Cricket, which rules the hearts of the fans for many years to come. Something similar was seen in a T20 International match played between Nepal and Ireland (NEP vs IRE).
Asif Sheikh showed sportsmanship
— Abhishek Shekhawat (@abhi07cricket) February 14, 2022
A T20 match was played between Ireland and Nepal (NEP vs IRE) on Monday. In which Nepal’s wicketkeeper Asif Sheikh presented such an example of Spirit of Cricket. Seeing whom you will also become his fan. Actually, the batsman was far away from the wicket during Ireland’s innings, but the wicketkeeper did not run-out.
Mark Adair and Andy McBrian were batting for Ireland and Kamal Singh was bowling for Nepal. Eder played a shot and both the batsmen ran for runs. McBrian accidentally collided with the bowler in the middle and fell. Asif Sheikh had every chance to run out McBrian, but he didn’t
Nepal had to face defeat
Nepal suffered a close defeat of 16 runs in the sixth match of the Quadrangle Series in Oman. But Asif won everyone’s heart with his sportsmanship. The video of his Spirit Of Game is becoming quite viral on social media. And the fans are also appreciating him a lot.
Batting first in the match, Ireland could not play even the allotted 20 overs while batting first and were all out on the score of 127 runs. In reply, Nepal’s team could reach only 111 runs.