Reactions keep pouring in with regards to the inclusion of women’s T20 cricket in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Following are some reactions from different officials of various boards:
Chief Executive of ICC Women’s World Cup 2021, Andrea Nelson said, “This is fantastic for cricket and women’s sport as a whole. It’s another chance for the public to see our top female athletes performing on the world stage.”
England Cricket Board’s Managing Director of Women’s Cricket, Clare Connor said, “We are incredibly excited that Women’s T20 Cricket will be included in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. It’s an honour for cricket to be involved in an event that is committed to championing female and para-sport.”
ECB’s CEO Tom Harrison said, “We are delighted that Women’s T20 Cricket will be part of Birmingham 2022, an event that represents the biggest female and para-sport programme in Commonwealth Games history. Today’s landmark announcement is another indication of the extremely bright future for women’s cricket.”
Cricket Australia’s Executive General Manager of community cricket and former Aussies captain, Belinda Clark said, “This is a wonderful opportunity for the game’s talented female athletes to showcase their skills on the world stage.”
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