DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 08: Jan Frylinck of Namibia celebrates the wicket of Rohit Sharma of India during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup match between India and Namibia at Dubai International Stadium on November 08, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

The 2022 ICC Development Awards winners determined by a panel of specialists have been revealed, with African nations dominating the awards.

Four nations - Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda - from the continent of Africa have walked away with top honours after they played a vital role in the development of the game of cricket.

Launched in 2002, the awards have been a way to honour world-leading initiatives and innovative programs undertaken by ICC members to help grow and develop the game of cricket in emerging nations.

Determined by a panel of specialists, the voters for the awards consist of Graeme Smith, Mel Jones, and Stafanie Taylor, as well as representatives from ICC Full Members, ICC partners and the media.

The List of Winners

ICC Development Initiative of the Year: Cricket Namibia

100% Cricket Female Cricket Initiative of the Year: Nigeria Cricket Foundation

ICC Associate Member Men's Performance of the Year: Namibia (vs Sri Lanka)

ICC Associate Member Women's Performance of the Year: Rwanda U19

ICC Digital Fan Engagement of the Year: Uganda Cricket Association

Cricket 4 Good Social Impact Initiative of the Year: Cricket Namibia