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Women beat men to contest more CWG games

DNMUM441194 | 8/14/2019 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :370 | Sports

Game on women’s T20, beach volleyball, para table tennis added to 2022 Games

The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will become the first major multi-sport event to have a majority of women’s medal competitions. Three sports — women’s T20 cricket, beach volleyball and para table tennis — were added to the programme on Tuesday.
This addition of women’s T20 cricket means that there will be 135 women’s medal events this time around, compared to 133 for men. And this certainly has not happened in the history of any previous Olympic or Commonwealth Games. In all, eight teams will compete at Birmingham’s Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
The landmark decision for women’s sport has been formally accepted by the 71 Commonwealth Games Associations after a joint bid of International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England
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