The inclusion of cricket in the Olympics has gained urgency in the recent times and reports have emerged that cricket might be included in the 2024 Olympic. The whole world is currently gripped with the fever of on-going Rio Olympics, while the cricket fans might be wondering why their favourite game is not a part of the biggest sporting extravaganza of the world.

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So here we are presenting to you four reasons due to which cricket might have failed to participate in the Olympic:

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Barring a few countries,  the game has not really  become a global sport yet. With the game still trying to gain a foothold in Olympic powerhouses like the USA, China, and Russia, its case to feature in Olympic has failed to gain much hype and momentum.

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