BCB to give one-time monetary support to women cricketers

Sports Reporter
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a one-time amount of BDT 20,000 per person to assist women cricketers who had appeared in the 2018-19 Women’s NCL and have been in BCB’s selection camps in 2019-20.The decision came just two days after the cricket apex body announced a one-time monetary support to the country’s male cricketers. For male
cricketers the BCB pledged to give BDT 30,000.
All cricketing activities of the BCB including women’s tournaments and training camps have been postponed indefinitely in relation to the COVID-19
(Novel Coronavirus) outbreak.
The cricketers are how in self-quarantine in the wake of the situation but at the same time most of the cricketers, whose only bread and butter is
the domestic cricket tournament fell in great danger since the fate of the league is uncertain.
BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon, MP said: “Just like their male counterparts, the majority of women cricketers also look towards domestic
events for an earning. Besides, we had training camps scheduled for women players which have been hampered by the prevailing COVID-19 situation. The
cricketers have been forced to pass a period of non-activity and they need our support.”