India is amongst six groups which have certified for the ladies’s T20 competitors of the 2022 Commonwealth Video games as cricket returns for the second time within the multi-sporting occasion. The six qualifiers who be a part of residence staff England within the eight-team T20 competitors are Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and a rustic from the West Indies. They’ve secured qualification on account of their standings within the ICC staff rankings on April 1.
“As per the qualification course of, the winner of a delegated Qualifying occasion will decide which nation from the Caribbean area will get to take part as athletes can be representing their particular person international locations and never the West Indies as they might at ICC occasions.
“The final taking part staff can be determined via a Qualifying event to be held by 31 January 2022, particulars of which can be introduced sooner or later,” stated the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) in a press release on Monday.
Ladies’s cricket options within the Video games for the primary time in 2022 version and cricket for under the second time ever, the primary event being a males’s ODI competitors in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, when South Africa received.
The Commonwealth Video games cricket event will happen on the iconic Edgbaston Stadium, with tickets set to go on sale later this 12 months.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated: “It is nice to be confirmed a spot within the Commonwealth Video games. We’re raring to go, assured of doing properly after having made the ultimate of the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup in Australia final 12 months. 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.”
ICC Appearing Chief Govt Geoff Allardice added: “We’re extremely proud and excited to be a part of Birmingham 2022 and it’s a improbable alternative for us to proceed to develop the ladies’s sport globally.
“We’re dedicated to sustaining the momentum that noticed 86,174 followers packed into the Melbourne Cricket Floor for the ultimate of the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup final 12 months and Birmingham 2022 provides us one other world stage on which to showcase the ladies’s sport.”
CGF President Louise Martin was additionally excited concerning the cricket’s return to the Video games.
“Cricket is a sport that’s synonymous with the Commonwealth and we’re so excited to have it again within the Video games for the primary time for the reason that males’s competitors at Kuala Lumpur 1998. The debut of girls’s T20 cricket can be a historic second for Commonwealth Sport and an exquisite showcase for girls’s sport the world over,” she stated.