Hosts England will likely be joined by Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa in an eight-team T20 event; a rustic from the West Indies can even compete, alongside one other nation to be decided by a qualifying occasion to be held by January 31 2022.
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The ICC has confirmed particulars of the format and preliminary qualifiers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games.
Hosts England will likely be joined by Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa in an eight-team T20 event, which can happen at Edgbaston between July 28 and August 8 2022.
A rustic from the West Indies can even compete, alongside one other nation to be decided by a qualifying occasion to be held by January 31 2022.
Will probably be solely the second time cricket has featured on the Video games after South Africa’s victory in a One-Day Worldwide event in 1998, and the primary time girls’s cricket has been a part of it.
The Birmingham occasion will see 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete throughout 11 days of sport and would be the first main multi-sport occasion to award extra medals to girls than males.
On the announcement, England captain Heather Knight mentioned: “We’re actually enthusiastic about internet hosting the Commonwealth Video games in 2022 and it affords an enormous alternative for girls’s cricket, each in England and Wales and all over the world.
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“With direct entry into the competitors confirmed, we’re one step nearer to being on the pitch in Birmingham, and the prospect of doubtless successful a medal is one thing that will likely be in the back of our minds throughout the subsequent 12 months.
“It is going to be a implausible competitors, an actual likelihood to showcase the ladies’s sport to an enormous viewers and it is one we’re thrilled to be participating in.”
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur added: “It’s an superior alternative for each the ladies’s sport and cricket to make a mark on the prestigious multi-discipline Video games and we hope to return with a great deal of good recollections.”