first_imgImage Courtesy: Hindustan TimesAdvertisement cm6NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsdtbp6cWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8vka( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) gp6pWould you ever consider trying this?😱40ssCan your students do this? 🌚rixdoRoller skating! Powered by Firework The 2022 Commonwealth games slated to be hosted by Birmingham will feature the sport of cricket by the inclusion of the Women’s T20 event.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Hindustan TimesIn a decision taken by the Commonwealth Games Federation, Women’s T20 cricket was included along with Beach Volleyball and Para table tennis.The event will see eight teams play a series of matches at the iconic Edgbaston cricket ground in a bring in the medals. Here is what CGF President Dame Louise Martin had to comment on this historic landmark:Advertisement “Today is a historic day for the Commonwealth Games and I am delighted that we can now confirm that Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para-sport programme in history. “I would like to congratulate and formally welcome Women’s T20 Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis to the official sports programme for Birmingham 2022 and I know they will all help enhance what will be a spectacular and vibrant multi-sport event.Advertisement Whereas, the  International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Manu Sawhney also had some words to add regarding the decision:“We are delighted and honoured the Commonwealth Games Associations voted to include Women’s T20 cricket as a sport at the next Commonwealth Games. This is a very significant moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united in their support of this bid. Our partnership with the Commonwealth Games is a significant step forward in realising our ambition for the women’s game. All the players who are lucky enough to compete at Birmingham 2022 will be part of a truly memorable experience,” Read Also:CoA confirms Rahul Dravid has no conflict of interestSunil Gavaskar heaps praise on Shreyas Iyer; expects regular opportunities Advertisementlast_img

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