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West Indies ‘happy’ with BCB’s bio-bubble protection

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 19:05, 2 December 2020   Update: 19:06, 2 December 2020
West Indies ‘happy’ with BCB’s bio-bubble protection

Overcoming the panic of coronavirus, cricket has recently been launched in the country. Then, the BCB President Cup was organized successfully. Now ‘Bangabandhu T20 Cup sponsored by Walton’ is going on a larger scale.

Now it’s time to return to international cricket. The West Indies cricket team is scheduled to tour Bangladesh in January. A two-member delegation of the Windies Cricket Board has arrived in Bangladesh to inspect the coronavirus situation and the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) bio-bubble protection zone.

After inspecting the proposed venue and all facilities, the delegates expressed their satisfaction. They arrived in Dhaka last Saturday. The members of the delegation are Akshay Mansingh and Paul Sloway. Akshay Mansingh is a member of the ICC and Cricket West Indies medical team as well as a board director. Paul is the team’s security manager.

BCB chief physician Debashis Chowdhury was with the delegates. They visited Chittagong yesterday. There they visited the stadium, team hotel and Imperial Hospital. Earlier, they also visited BKSP. Holders are scheduled to play a warm-up match there. West Indies are supposed to play a warm-up match there.

They visited Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday and inspected the academy grounds, indoor, dressing room, gymnasium and other infrastructures in Mirpur in a perfect manner. The delegation also visited Evercare Hospital in Dhaka.

After inspecting everything, the members of the delegation expressed their satisfaction. Debashis Chowdhury told risingbd over mobile phone that they (the delegation) were saying everything was fine. They verbally said everything was okay. But it is difficult to realize what is inside their minds. However, they have expressed satisfaction.

If everything goes well, the Caribbean cricket team will come to Bangladesh on a long tour in January for three Tests, three ODIs and two T20I matches.
 

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