Marylebone Cricket Club calls for T20 at 2024 Olympic Games

Only once before has cricket appeared in the Games -- at the 1900 Paris Olympics, when Britain beat France by 158 runs, with the French team largely made up of British expatriates.

updated: February 28, 2013 00:09 IST
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London: MCC's world cricket committee has said it would like to see Twenty20 cricket included at the 2024 Olympic Games to boost take-up of the game around the world.

Cricket is on the first rung of the ladder for inclusion at a future Games, having received full Olympic recognition in 2010, but would still have to apply to be on the programme.

Now the earliest the International Cricket Council (ICC) can apply for the sport to feature at an Olympic Games is 2024.

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