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Cricket is not played by enough nations. Only 10 nations play test cricket so it is not included.

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Q: Why cricket is not included in the Olympics?
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Should cricket be included in Olympics?

definitly.....its an amazing game....and one of the most eciting game.

Is there cricket in 2012 Olympics?

Not only in 2012 Olympics, cricket is not featured in Olympics

How many people compete in cricket in the Olympics?

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Which Commonwealth Games was cricket included as a sport?

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No, not yet!

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NO. Cricket was never introduced in Olympics. Though, it was introduced in Commonwealth games held in 1997 in Malaysia.

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No cricket is not an Olympics sport (but i wish it could beee......)

Why isn't cricket in the Olympic Games?

For a sport to be included in the Olympics it must be widely played by men and women, in at least 75 and 50 countries, respectively and on four continents. Cricket doesn't have the global appeal but with the advent of Twenty20 Cricket, there are currently some moves to try and have cricket added for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Had cricket been a game in Olympics?

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Team sports at the 1900 Games included cricket, rugby union, tug-of-war, water polo, and polo.

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