WOMEN'S CRICKET FALLING OFF THE PRIORITY LIST?
Cricket Today|November 27, 2020
Things could not be more apparent when the men’s game was approved to go ahead but the women were held back...
SREELATA S. YELLAMRAZU

Amidst news about the altered point system to the World Test championship, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has also thrown the women’s game for a loop. Claiming a packed workload was behind the decision to postpone, that decision along with the BCCI’s reluctance to launch a women’s version of the IPL is suggesting that the women’s game is going into the opposite direction.

Things could not be more apparent when the men’s game was approved to go ahead but the women were held back. It must be remembered that before the pandemic lockdown, the women’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia had attracted a record audience. Why then this disparity?

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