ICC bids for Women’s T20 cricket to be included in 2022 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Nov 26 2018 15:38

CRICKET- The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of T20 women’s cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham.

ICC in partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board has submitted the bid.

The application for the inclusion of women’s cricket for Birmingham 2022 is part of the ICC’s global strategy for cricket “to inspire and empower women and girls around the world and to drive greater levels of inclusivity and opportunity throughout the sport”, according to the release.

Cricket has been played at Commonwealth Games just once with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur.