Women T20 league is officially all set to be a part of Common Wealth Games 2022 at Birmingham. Still, the final call depends on the votes of 71 member’s of the association.
“We are absolutely delighted that women’s cricket has been nominated for inclusion in Birmingham 2022. I’d like to thank everyone at the CGF and Birmingham 2022 for the nomination and it would be a real honor to become part of the Commonwealth Games family.” – ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney
“We are committed to accelerating the growth of the women’s game and breaking down barriers and gender stereotypes along the way. We share our ambition to deliver greater equality, fairness, and opportunity in the sport with the Commonwealth Games Federation.” – He added.
“The platform of Birmingham 2022 will provide a springboard for women’s cricket and will inspire and engage young girls around the world to be part of this wonderful and inclusive sport.” – Manu Sawhney.
“The inclusion of women’s cricket in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games would be a landmark moment in the development of the sport,” ECB Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison
“It would present us with a wonderful opportunity to capitalize on the global reach of these Games to showcase the very best of women’s cricket and in doing so inspire a new generation of women and girls from around the world to start playing the game.” – Tom added.