Assembly calls for Twenty20 cricket at 2012 Olympics

The London Assembly has called for Twenty20 cricket to be included as a showcase sport at the 2012 Olympic Games.

The text of the motion, which was proposed by Murad Qureshi and seconded by Navin Shah, is as follows:

“The London Assembly urges the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to work with International Cricket Council and International Olympic Committee to include Twenty20 cricket as a showcase sport at the 2012 Olympics.”

See London Assembly press release, 19 November 2008