The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly been making enormous strides to get cricket included within the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. A number of stories have emerged that each the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) and ICC have confirmed the inclusion of the game within the mega occasion in 2028. With the debut of the gents’s sport within the Olympics, the stories said the plan may solely change if it went ‘terribly incorrect’ from this level onwards.
Moreover, affirmation of the identical could possibly be supplied on the IOC session, which is scheduled for later this yr in October 2023, in Mumbai. The ICC has been making an attempt to get cricket included within the Olympics for fairly a while now. If the game is added, it may do wonders for its recognition within the coming years.
Moreover, it has additionally been established that the IOC is cricket as one of the best ways to take care of a robust grip on the Indian market. As per the stories, a number of discussions have already taken place over the attainable venues that might host cricket matches on the Olympics. There have been a number of rumors that the Knight Riders’ Group stadium which is being constructed within the USA, for the upcoming Main League Cricket (MLC) could possibly be a possible venue.
IOC’s media rights earnings from India would go as much as $260 million: ICC
Additionally, the ICC just lately wrote a letter to the IOC wherein they urged the Olympic physique to contemplate the monetary advantage of together with cricket within the mega occasion. “IOC’s media rights earnings from India would go as much as $130 million on the decrease finish of the dimensions and contact as a lot as $260 million if cricket was performed on the video games, the ICC has argued,” as per a Hindustan Instances report, a supply acquainted with the ICC’s pitch stated.
With the 2032 Olympics being held in Brisbane, Australia. Cricket’s inclusion in 2028 may assist clean issues out as effectively, because it may proceed with ease down given the game’s recognition within the nation.