ICC welcomes cricket’s inclusion in Commonwealth Games

first_img Cricket Cricket Football CricketLatest Sports NewsSports BusinessNewsSport Facebook Twitter by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMicrosoftBring your desktop to life with Bing WallpaperMicrosoftUndoE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlineUndo247 Sports50 Best College Football Players Of All Time247 SportsUndoThe application for inclusion of women’s cricket for Birmingham 2022 is part of the global ambition for cricket to inspire and empower women and girls around the world and to drive greater levels of inclusivity and opportunity throughout the sport.ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said: “We are absolutely delighted that women’s cricket has been nominated for inclusion in Birmingham 2022. I’d like to thank everyone at the CGF and Birmingham 2022 for the nomination and it would be a real honour to become part of the Commonwealth Games family.Also Read: Women’s cricket set to feature in 2022 Commonwealth Games“We are committed to accelerating the growth of the women’s game and breaking down barriers and gender stereotypes along the way. We share our ambition to deliver greater equality, fairness and opportunity in sport with the Commonwealth Games Federation.“The platform of Birmingham 2022 will provide a springboard for women’s cricket and will inspire and engage young girls around the world to be part of this wonderful and inclusive sport.”Tom Harrison, ECB Chief Executive Officer, added: “The inclusion of women’s cricket in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games would be a landmark moment in the development of the sport.“It would present us with a wonderful opportunity to capitalise on the global reach of these Games to showcase the very best of women’s cricket and in doing so inspire a new generation of women and girls from around the world to start playing the game.“We are extremely grateful to the teams at Birmingham 2022 and CGF for providing us with this opportunity and for sharing our vision for the future of women’s cricket.”Also Read: ICC Cricket World Cup: History, Winners and facts YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoFinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatter|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Cricket WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: West Indies bowled out for 149 runs in 1st innings, SA lead by 149 runs Euro 2020- Spain vs Poland Highlights: Spain held to 1-1 draw as Lewandowski’s Poland keep Euro hopes alive ICC welcomes cricket’s inclusion in Commonwealth Games ICC WTC Final, Ind vs NZ Day 3: Can India survive the Kyle Jamieson storm in Southampton? F1 French GP 2021 Live: Max Verstappen to take pole position, Lewis Hamilton second WTC Final Day 2 Stumps: Brilliant Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane saves the day for India as bad light stops play 33 overs early Cricket IND vs NZ in WTC Final: India batting coach says, ‘score above 250 on Day 3 would be good’, Kyle Jamieson feels it won’t… Virat Kohli completes 10 years in Test Cricket: 10 things you should know about India skipper- check out ICC WTC Final: 10 years of Virat Kohli’s Test career, 10 best moments of India’s greatest Test skipper Cricket Cricket The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have welcome the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.The decision, which needs to be ratified by CGF members, follows a comprehensive bidding process, where the ICC, in partnership with the ECB, presented the compelling case for women’s cricket to become part of the Commonwealth Games sport programme. Cricket WTC Final LIVE Day 3: Weather forecast again not good, rain & bad-light all set to impact India vs New Zealand Day 3 TAGSCommonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games 2022Commonwealth Games FederationECBEngland and Wales Cricket BoardICCInternational Cricket CouncilWomen’s Cricket SHARE By Kunal Dhyani – June 21, 2019 Formula 1 Cricket RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleICC World Cup 2019 Australia vs Bangladesh Highlights: Australia beat Bangladesh by 48 RunsNext articleYuvraj pads up for post-retirement innings; announces key signing Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. ENG W vs IND W Test: Sneh Rana, Shafali Verma shine as one-off Test ends in draw Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more