- MCC Chairman Mike Gatting said- It will be a big thing for cricket globally
- Women’s cricket can be included in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games to be held in 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed hope of cricket joining the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles. The ICC itself is trying for it. On Monday, Mike Gatting, chairman of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) gave this information. He said that it would not be difficult for the ICC to include cricket in the Olympics to be held in four years.
ICC hopeful of making it to 2028 Olympics
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Gating was quoted as the new ICC executive, Manu Swahane, saying, “The duration of the Olympic event is around two weeks, so I don’t think the ICC will have any trouble for it. A two-week schedule has to be made once in four years.
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ICC is working strongly
A website quoted Gating as saying, “We were talking to Manu Swahane. He hopes that cricket can get a place in the 2028 Olympic Games. He is working strongly on this. It will be a big thing for cricket globally. ”
Birmingham Commonwealth Games to be held in 2022
It was recently announced that women’s cricket would be included in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games to be held in 2022. Gatting said that it will also be confirmed in a few weeks. “I think in a day or two a statement will come about whether the women cricketer will participate in the Commonwealth Games in Edgbaston or not,” he said. We hope to get approval in this matter, which will be fantastic. ”