Cricket removed from 2018 Asian Games programme

Posted on:21 Apr 2017 16:23:04
Cricket removed from 2018 Asian Games programme
21 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • One of the sports to miss out from the programme list of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang is cricket.

  • Apart from cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among the other sports which have been removed from the programme in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.

  • This  measure was taken as a part of the series of changes aimed at reducing the total number of events from 493 to 431.



  • One of the sports to miss out from the programme list of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang is cricket.

  • Apart from cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among the other sports which have been removed from the programme in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.

  • This  measure was taken as a part of the series of changes aimed at reducing the total number of events from 493 to 431.


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