The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have confirmed that Cricket will be part of the 2022 Asian Games programme, to take place at Hangzhou in China. The T20 format will be the most likeliest to be used for the Games for the medal categories.
After featuring in Guangzhou (2010) and Incheon (2014), Cricket was left out of the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarata and Palembang. As per the latest update, search for the venue was underway to host the event (matches).
BREAKING: Confirmed at #OCA General Assembly that #cricket will be part of sports programme for 2022 #AsianGames in Hangzhou, After featuring in 2010 and 2014 was dropped for #Jakarta2018 https://t.co/8JztEPTOiY #Hangzhou2022 #Olympics
— insidethegames (@insidethegames) March 3, 2019
Another major milestone also planned for Hangzhou 2022 is that Oceania athletes will also be invited to take part in some of the disciplines in the Games. If allowed, then countries from the Pacific region along with Australia and New Zealand will also participate in the 2022 Asian Games.
More to follow………