Currently, T20 cricket is gaining popularity all over the world. In this context, ICC has focused on universalizing cricket. More attention is being paid to the inclusion of the game in the prestigious Olympics.
The T20 World Cup held in Australia has been a grand success in entertaining the fans. With many surprising results and twists, this World Cup has given cricket fans much needed fun. The England team became the world champion for the second time after defeating Pakistan in the final. Currently, T20 cricket is gaining popularity all over the world. In this context, ICC has focused on universalizing cricket. More attention is being paid to the inclusion of the game in the prestigious Olympics. In fact, the ICC has been working for many years to make cricket a part of the Olympics. According to the report that has come now.. It seems that there may be a place for T20 cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The leading British newspaper Telegraph reported that the ICC has intensified its efforts to include T20 cricket in the 2028 Olympics. For the first time in 100 years, cricket will be included in the Olympic Games. Cricket got a place in the Olympic Games only once. In the 1900 Olympics, a test match was held between the teams of Britain and France. Britain won the gold medal in this match.
After that, the gap between cricket and Olympics widened. But after the advent of T20 cricket, the demand for inclusion of cricket in the Olympics increased. Proposals in this regard have increased in the last 2-3 years. There have been many attempts to include cricket in the 2024 Paris Olympics. But these efforts were in vain. But now there are plenty of opportunities for cricket to get a place in the 2028 Olympics, according to the Telegraph magazine. Along with men’s cricket, women’s cricket will be included in the Olympics. Based on the ICC ranking, the top-6 teams will be divided into two groups and the competition will be held. A key decision in this regard will be taken in September next year. Recently, women’s T20 cricket has been included in Commonwealth Games 2022. Cricket was a great success in this event. Besides, it is known that the T20 World Cup 2024 has been hosted by America along with West Indies to popularize cricket.
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