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Cricket returns to Commonwealth Games after 24 years, to know who won the gold medal

New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Federation has announced on Tuesday the inclusion of women's T20 cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place in Birmingham in 2022, are planned from July 27 to August 7, with an estimated 45,000 athletes participating in 18 sports.

Not only cricket but beach volleyball and para table tennis have also made it to the Commonwealth Games. This will be the largest women's and women's sports event in the history of the tournament.

Speaking of cricket, 8 international teams will take part in the T20 tournament and all matches will be played at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. This is the first time since 1998 when cricket entry has been made at the Commonwealth Games. Thus, after 24 years, cricket is returning to the Commonwealth Games. South Africa won the gold medal in the men's-50 over match at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.