The Indian cricket crews’ entrance in the Olympics got a green sign from the BCCI on Friday. In the virtual gathering of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Apex Council, it consented to send its people’s groups if cricket is a piece of the 2028 Los Angeles Games given there is no impedance from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
The BCCI hadn’t taken any choice on cooperation in the Olympics till now. Their last appearance in any major multi-sport occasion was once again at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.
The BCCI additionally consented to handle its ladies’ group at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham in 2022.
“The members felt that just like tennis sends individual entries and IOA has no control in the matter, BCCI should also send its teams without any interference from the IOA. The BCCI is going to communicate its decision to the International Cricket Council (ICC),” quoted by BCCI official to Indian Express
On the off chance that everything goes to design, the Indian cricket crews will play at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a T20 occasion.
The ICC had shaped a board of trustees in December to recommend ways for cricket’s incorporation at Los Angeles 2028. The board told the Apex Council that cricket is played in 75 nations and contended that it’s the perfect time for India to extend its essence on the world guide.
The move may likewise give India a chance to build its award count at the Olympics as the two its people’s groups are among the most grounded outfits in the game. It would be a mutually advantageous arrangement as the Olympics will acquire a tremendous fan base and watcher interest, particularly in the Indian subcontinent.
However, cricket’s consideration in the Olympics will require some planning changes and discovering a window during the Games.