“They also promised to open new horizons in innovation and digital integration.” The ICC has identified the United States as a strategic market for growth that will benefit cricket around the world. A big event in 2024 will be the fundamental catalyst to improve facilities, develop a professional league, grow the fan base and inspire support from the public and businesses.
Bringing together 20 different nations for the first time in what will be the biggest T20 World Cup of all time in 2024 is also the perfect showcase for the prospects of including cricket in the Los Angeles Olympics in 2028 and leaving a legacy of facilities and audience. Enthusiasm for the sport across America ahead of the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, ” said USA Cricket chief Paras Matthew. His CGI counterpart, Ricky Merritt, added: “(It) will be the most important sporting event in the Caribbean for a generation and the most significant cricket event ever in the United States.
This will accelerate the mainstream cricket push in the United States and should help open up new business opportunities for ICC and its members. This will be the fourth time the West Indies have hosted a World Cup event and the first time that a major ICC event has been held in the United States.