Cricket is officially making its push for the Los Angeles Games, but it has to hurdle many practical and logistical challenges on the way there
A day after Tokyo finally turned off the lights on an Olympic Games that had caused anxiety before it began but was met with gratitude and relief at its end, the ICC made an announcement. Cricket would make a formal push to be a part of the LA 2028 Olympic programme with ICC chair Greg Barclay stating that, “we see the Olympics as a part of cricket’s long-term future.”
We’ve been here before – in 2016, when Sachin Tendulkar turned up in Rio and a year later when India made it to the 2017 Women’s World Cup final and thoughts of what Olympics exposure could do for the sport resurfaced.
This time it appears the grand project has a specific pathway and destination: the formation of a five-strong ICC working group to make a pitch for Los…
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