The International Olympic Committee has shortlisted cricket as a potential addition to the upcoming Olympics in Los Angeles in 2028. The final decision regarding cricket’s inclusion in the world’s biggest sports competition will be made after a meeting of the ICC and IOC in 2023.
Cricket has been included in Commonwealth Games for last 24 years. International Olympics Committee has shortlisted 9 sports for this purpose. The final verdict will be given by IOC once the meeting with ICC is done. Representatives of ICC and IOC are expected to meet in 2023 in Mumbai.
Other sports being considered for inclusion in the 2028 Games in Los Angeles include baseball, softball, flag football, lacrosse, break dancing, karate, kickboxing, squash, and motorsport.