Malaysian Women’s Cricket team has evolved over the years, the national women’s cricket team are now hoping to play at the Hangzhou Asian Games and the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022.
Their Participation in Asian Games now depends on the Olympic Malaysia’s (OCM) approval, World No 28 Malaysia will have to Qualify in the Commonwealth Games qualifiers to play in Birmingham. The four-team Malaysian Super Women League starts today at Kinrara Oval.
Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA) president Mahinda Vallipuram said the women’s team need to play quality opponents in their bid to improve rankings before taking on Test-playing nations in the Commonwealth Games qualifiers. “The women’s team have been making progress since winning bronze at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Sea Games. The objective now is to play in the Asian Games and also to qualify for the Commonwealth Games in 2022,” said Mahinda at Kinrara Oval in Puchong yesterday. Adding -“They need to convince OCM that they are good enough to play in the Hangzhou Asian Games by moving up the rankings. As for the Commonwealth Games, we are still waiting for the International Cricket Council to release the qualifying format for the Commonwealth Games.”
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