The International Cricket Council and Commonwealth Games Federation confirmed the inclusion of women’s T20 cricket at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Just after the news of ICC discussing over cricket’s inclusion to Olympics 2028, this confirmation comes like an icing on the cake for the cricket world.
What they say
Manu opined that the T20 format is the best fit for the Games and through the shortest format it is also possible to showcase women’s cricket on the global platform. He believes that this will certainly inspire the next generation. “All the players who are lucky enough to compete at Birmingham 2022 will be part of a truly memorable experience.” Even the CGF President Dame Louise Martin sounded excited and shared similar thoughts, She said, “Today is an historic day and we are delighted to welcome the sport of cricket back to the Commonwealth Games.” She said that this would help women’s cricket to grow.
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