Women’s T20 cricket confirmed for 2022 Commonwealth Games

first_img Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Matteo Pessina goal helps Italy beat Wales, finish top of Group A with flawless record; Follow Live Updates WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa lose early wickets; SA 35/2 (11 ov)- Follow Live Updates RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR BCCI Apex Council Meet: BCCI to bid for 3 major global events in next tournament cycle starting from 2024; Check WTC Final Day 3 Stumps: India remove Conway and Latham but Kiwis on top; NZ 101/2 (49 ovs) trail by 116 runs The Commonwealth Games Federation, following a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has announced that women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.Eight international teams will compete at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. All matches will be played at the iconic Edgbaston cricket ground, ICC has confirmed in a Press release. 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Today’s landmark announcement is another indication of the extremely bright future for women’s cricket.“Cricket’s inclusion in an event with such a large global reach aligns perfectly with our plan to enable more women and girls to be inspired to get involved in cricket. We would like to thank the teams at Birmingham 2022, the Commonwealth Games Foundation and the International Cricket Council for their support in sharing this vision for one of the world’s biggest team sports.”Also Read: ICC welcomes cricket’s inclusion in Commonwealth GamesThe Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place in England from July 27 to August 7, 2022, with 4,500 athletes competing across 18 sports.The ICC will be responsible for the competition terms and the conduct of cricket, by way of providing match officials and ensuring matches are played as per the laws of the game. The CGF and Birmingham 2022 will be responsible for delivery of the Commonwealth Games 2022.“Today is a historic day and we are delighted to welcome the sport of cricket back to the Commonwealth Games,” said CGF President Dame Louise Martin DBE.  “Cricket was last played in the Games at Kuala Lumpur in 1998 when the men’s 50-overs-a-side competition was won by South Africa and featured icons of the sport including Jacques Kallis, Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar.“We believe the Commonwealth Games will be a fantastic platform to showcase the exciting sport of Women’s T20 Cricket and continue to help grow the game globally.“We would like to thank the International Cricket Council for their hard work and efforts to ensure that the sport is in the Games in Birmingham as we believe it will contribute to a spectacular and vibrant multi-sport event.  Cricket is truly a Commonwealth sport and we hope Birmingham 2022 will be the start of a long and successful partnership between Women’s Cricket and the Games.”All eight match days will be scheduled at the Edgbaston cricket ground, which  has played host to a number of memorable matches at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup this summer, including England’s semi-final victory over Australia.Also Read: MCC backs women’s T20 in 2022 Commonwealth GamesCWG 2018: Gold Coast shine in Commonwealth Games glory Cricket Cricket Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Cricket Latest Sports News Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cricket Cricket Cricket Previous articleMS Dhoni invests in CARS24; to be face of companyNext articleWest Indies-India 3rd ODI LIVE: Pressure on hosts Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. 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