- Madrid Cricket Membership announce addition of cricket to Madrid Capital Mundial del Deporte 2022
- Madrid Cricket League to be performed in T20 Format at La Elipa
- fortieth anniversary match deliberate in opposition to Barcelona in September
MADRID, SPAIN – seventh of June. Madrid Cricket Membership is delighted to announce that the world’s hottest summer time group sport, cricket, has been added to the checklist of actions happening this yr as a part of Madrid Capital Mundial del Deporte 2022.
The Madrid Cricket League might be performed in T20 format at La Elipa whereas in September Madrid CC will play in opposition to Barcelona to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the groups’ first match. In October La Elipa will host a global T20 invitation charity event to lift cash for Ukrainian youngsters.
For the district of Moratalaz, it’s nice information to be internet hosting the 2022 Madrid Capital of Sport Cricket Event. The district councilor, Almudena Maíllo, highlighted that “the singular and distinctive sports activities services supplied by Moratalaz, as is the case of the CDM La Elipa baseball floor, are unmatched areas to host one of these competitors and make the district a benchmark for rising sports activities in Madrid.”
The delegate for sports activities for the Municipality of Madrid, Sofía Miranda, acknowledged that “to host this event at La Elipa brings collectively two of the goals we set for ourselves once we arrived, selling rising sports activities and selling main sporting occasions to show Madrid into the nice benchmark of nationwide and worldwide sport.”
Following a 3-million-euro renovation, La Elipa baseball floor has leapt into the 21 st century with a high-quality synthetic grass floor on which Madrid CC will place its Notts Sport Powerplay roll-up wicket, permitting the power to be shared with the present baseball groups with out modification.
President Jon Woodward mentioned: “After greater than 20 years of taking part in all our matches away from dwelling with a median 950 km spherical journey per weekend, we’re very grateful to the Municipality of Madrid and the District of Moratalaz for giving us this chance. We plan to develop our membership to compete on the highest stage”.
Head of youth cricket Lewis Clark mentioned, “Subsequent autumn we hope to start out Madrid’s first municipal cricket college at La Elipa which is able to open up the game to Spanish youngsters which have proven nice enthusiasm throughout our intro-to-cricket occasions at faculties round Madrid.”
Cricket in Spain has been rising during the last decade and now consists of over 100 groups that fall beneath the auspices of the nationwide group Cricket España. Final yr Badalona turned European T10 Cricket Championship winners, defeating greater than 20 nationwide champions from round Europe within the finals held in Malaga.
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