ICC recommends six-team T20 occasions for 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, ultimate resolution in October | Cricket Information

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NEW DELHI: The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) remains to be hopeful of the game’s inclusion in Los Angeles 2028 Olympics and has “really helpful” six-team T20 occasions for each women and men to the Video games’ organising committee.
A ultimate resolution on the inclusion of cricket might be taken by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) round October after the organisers finalise the record of recent sports activities by March, acknowledged a report in ESPNCricinfo.
These will then be ratified on the IOC’s session in Mumbai, which is anticipated to happen round October this yr, it added.
In a strategic transfer, BCCI secretary Jay Shah has been added to the ICC’s Olympics working group headed by ICC chairman Greg Barclay, and which additionally consists of Indra Nooyi (impartial director) and Paraag Marathe (former USA Cricket president).
Shah was included “maintaining in thoughts India’s ambition” to host the Olympics in 2036.
“And the ICC believes Shah’s involvement may lend an necessary and probably influential push in its negotiations with the IOC for cricket to be included at sport’s largest international occasion,” the report mentioned.
The proposal for a six-team occasion was made to make sure a extra price environment friendly Olympics which is a part of their Olympic Agenda, it added.
Cricket together with eight different sports activities — baseball/softball, flag soccer, lacrosse, break dancing, karate, kickboxing, squash and motorsport — are competing to make the LA 28 roster.

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