As gradually the world adapts to the new normal, the world of sports has begun to continue its activities as well.
Cricket has marked its return to the Commonwealth Games, and a list of countries that will take part in the multi-sporting event has been announced. Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, India, and Pakistan are among the few teams named in the list. A total of seven countries have secured qualifications, thanks to their standings in the ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings.
According to the International Cricket Council (ICC) announcement, another qualifier is yet to be held, which will complete the eight-team competition. Cricket is the first sport to have announced the qualifying teams for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games Federation President, Dame Louise Martin said that the debut of women’s T20 cricket will be an important event and a showcase for women sports across the globe.
The event normally attracts 4,500 athletes from 71 nations and territories and is set to begin on 28 July 2022. The event will provide Pakistan’s women cricketers the opportunity to compete with the best and showcase their talent in front of a global audience. This will help our national team get worldwide recognition and inspire young girls in the country to take up the sport.
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