The president of Cricket Association Of Bengal (CAB) Avishek Dalmiya stated, that the board is confident in staging the upcoming three T20Is against the West Indies starting from February. Indian team is all ready to play the three ODIs at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad from February 6 followed by the T20I series at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata from February 16.
“It may be recalled that CAB had organised a T20 match against New Zealand successfully in November 2021 with players and support staff in bio-secure environment and with seventy per cent cricket lovers in attendance,” said Avishek Dalmiya in a statement.
“This time too, CAB is confident that it will be able to successfully host the three T20 international matches against West Indies in a similar manner,” he added.
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president, Avishek Dalmiya also revealed that the board is also looking forward to resume the local tournaments at the earliest following COVID protocols and guidelines.
“In fact, CAB has taken proactive steps to vaccinate all the players above the age of 15 years who would be participating in the CAB Leagues,” said the president of CAB.
“In this regard, it may not be out of place to mention that CAB had already organised onsite vaccination camp at Eden Gardens recently where first doses of vaccines were given to players in the age bracket of 15 to 18,” he added.
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is set to organise another camp so that such players can avail the second dose before the start of the league.