The Cricket Association of Bengal, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak assured its players and officials that they are going to cover the insurance policy for it.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya announced that hospital expenditures for over 3200 each individual cricketer playing the first and second division tournament will be covered in this policy, as per the sportstar report.
“In this insurance, the Bengal senior men’s team ex-cricketers and women players who all representing nation will also be included” said Dalmiya.
“ As the whole world is witnessing the COVID-19 outbreak, we will support our players, umpires and scorers. The policy covers the hospital expenses for over 3200 individuals in which players who are playing first and second division tournaments also included. “
“ It would also include Women cricket players and ex-cricketers who represented the Bengal senior men’s team.”
CAB secretary Debabrata Das recently said that the CAB employees were said to work from home due to coronavirus pandemic which is showing the effect in a dreadful way. Cricket events like New Zealand’s tour of Australia, England’s tour of Sri Lanka and South Africa’s tour of India were also affected. Apart from this domestic matches like the Plunket Shiled Club cricket, the community cricket in New Zealand, England’s Country Cricket, Pakistan’s HBL PSL 2020 and the IPL 2020 were also affected drastically by the pandemic.