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“Cricket truly is a sport for all and accelerating the growth of the women’s game is a strategic priority for us. Every year millions more fans are enjoying the women’s game but sadly that has also seen a significant increase in digital abuse towards female players, match officials and administrators. Online toxicity or discrimination of any sort has no place in our sport and on International Women’s Day we want to play our role in embracing equity. We will do more to protect players in the digital space at ICC events, whilst working with our fans we can ensure cricket is a safe and vibrant environment for everyone.”
(on ICC working with members countries to better protect female players and officials from abuse on social media during its global events)
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