BCCI agrees to field both men's and women's team if Los Angeles Olympics includes cricket

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The BCCI Apex Council that met virtually connected Friday has decided to tract some men's and women's squad successful lawsuit 2028 Olympics successful Los Angeles includes cricket successful the roster.

BCCI has decided to tract men''s and the women''s teams astatine the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics if the crippled is included successful the roster (Courtesy- Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • India to vie successful some men's and women's class if 2028 Olympics includes cricket
  • The women''s squad volition besides vie astatine the 2022 Commonwealth Games successful Birmingham
  • Women's squad volition besides circuit Australia astatine the extremity of 2021

The BCCI Apex Council has connected Friday decided, successful principle, to tract some the men''s and the women''s teams astatine the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics if the crippled is included successful the roster.

The women''s squad volition besides vie astatine the 2022 Commonwealth Games successful Birmingham.

The Apex Council that met virtually besides decided that women''s squad led by Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur volition circuit Australia astatine the extremity of 2021.

That volition beryllium followed by New Zealand circuit which volition preceded the Women's ODI World Cup.

"The women''s squad volition beryllium playing successful the Birmingham CWG. If yet cricket is simply a portion of 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, past some men and women''s squad volition instrumentality part. This has been decided successful principle," a elder BCCI functionary privy to developments of the time told PTI connected conditions of anonymity.

Women''s IPL and FTP

Just similar past year, determination volition beryllium a campy earlier the three-team Women''s T20 Challenge and conscionable aft it''s over, the squad volition alert to England.

"The girls volition play a afloat bid successful England. Once they travel back, West Indies oregon Proteas women volition again travel for bilateral series.

Once that''s over, the squad volition beryllium travelling to Australia for a achromatic shot bid and past volition play different bid successful New Zealand. The New Zealand bilateral (or tri-nation series) volition beryllium a pre-cursor to the ODI World Cup," helium said.

Also the afloat fledged women''s home play (50 implicit and T20) volition beryllium organised.

(With inputs from PTI)