Cricket: International Olympic Committee shortlists cricket for review for inclusion to 2028 Los Angeles Games

Cricket, alongside eight different games, was shortlisted for a survey by International Olympic Committee for expansion to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, revealed Espncricinfo.

Global Olympic Committee has shortlisted cricket, alongside eight different games, for a survey for expansion to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, revealed Espncricinfo. The improvement comes a month after the Local Organizing Committee of the 2028 Games asked the zenith cricket body (ICC) to present a show to present their defense for consideration. Be that as it may, a date for the show is yet to be fixed yet is supposed to be in the second quarter of the following year when IOC is booked to meet in Mumbai, the report additionally added.


The other eight games in fight are baseball/softball, banner football, lacrosse, break moving, karate, kickboxing, squash and motorsport.
Prior in February, IOC said in all out 28 games will be important for the 2028 release while adding that the ‘potential new games’ will be Considered with an emphasis on youth. According to IOC rules, a game should get some put free from standards together to be considered for incorporation.
This incorporates needs to cost and intricacy decrease, drawing in the best competitors and sports with security and wellbeing first, worldwide allure, have country interest, orientation correspondence, youth pertinence, supporting the climate, and long haul manageability.
Cricket is right now being highlighted in the continuous Commonwealth Games with the ladies’ T20 design being played among eight countries.
ICC CEO Geoff Allardice said he was satisfied how the cricket was seen during the Birmingham Games and feels it genuinely deserved a bigger TV crowd.
“We’ve seen from the Commonwealth Games how much the world’s best Players have delighted in playing before huge groups and what I’m certain will be enormous TV crowds,” Allardice told ESPNcricinfo.
Be that as it may, cricket was remembered for CWG 2022 after some hard campaigning from ICC and the England and Wales Cricket Board, who pointed the prominence of the game among the Commonwealth countries.
This isn’t whenever Cricket first was played at the CWG, as in 1998 Kuala Lumpur the game highlighted in men’s ODI design. In any case, at the Olympics, any games discipline should highlight both male and female competitors.

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