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Women's Cricket nominated for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) nominated the inclusion of Women's Cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which are scheduled to be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Women's Cricket nominated for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Details:

  • International Cricket Council (ICC) in partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) presented the compelling case for Women's Cricket to become part of the Commonwealth Games programme.
  • Apart from Women's Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis were also nominated for inclusion in the 2022 edition.

One must know:

  • The first official Commonwealth Games were held in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada.
  • 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • 73 nations will be participating in the sports event.
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games were held in Gold Coast, Australia.

Question:

Q. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) nominated the inclusion of which sport in the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
a. Women's Javelin
b. Women's Shot Put
c. Women's Rugby
d. Women's Cricket
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