Cricket Association of Bengal noticed World Disability Day 2020 on Thursday.© AFP
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday noticed World Disability Day 2020 with their present crop of differently-abled cricketers at Eden Gardens earlier than the beginning of the day’s play within the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge. Around 30 differently-abled cricketers of all three classes — listening to impaired, visually challenged and bodily challenged visited Eden Gardens at this time and had been current for the customary bell ringing by Minister of State Department of Youth Services and Sports, Laxmi Ratan Shukla.
The CAB additionally introduced that it will be facilitating 30 energetic cricketers, chosen from all three classes, with insurance coverage cowl for a 12 months.
“The theme for this year of World Disability Day is to create a growing understanding that disability is part of the human condition. Keeping that in mind we have tried to do an inclusive programme to make them a part of our efforts. The CAB is always committed to working for betterment of cricket and hence we have decided to facilitate 30 active cricketers, selected from all three categories, with insurance cover for a year,” mentioned CAB President Avishek Dalmiya in an official launch.
Gour Mohan Ghosh, Chairman Committee for Differently Abled cricketers mentioned: “It felt really nice to see the boys so well received. They are a part of Bengal”s cricket fraternity and the President has always stood by them and supported their cause in every possible way. The insurance will motivate them to bring greater glory to Bengal.”
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