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COVID-19 Spike: CAB decides to put on hold all matches conducted by it till Jan 15 CAB
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COVID-19 Spike: CAB decides to put on hold all matches conducted by it till Jan 15

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 04 Jan 2022, 08:39 pm

Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal on Tuesday announced it has decided to put on hold till Jan 15 all forms of cricket conducted or held under the aegis of it amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.

CAB secretary Snehasish Ganguly said in a statement: "This includes first div, second div, age group tournaments, women's cricket and all forms of cricket in the districts."

"The health and safety of the cricketers is the top priority and the decisions have been taken seeing the current spike in pandemic and the resultant prevalent situation," he said.

"The CAB is also taking all steps to begin vaccination of cricketers between the age group of 15 and 18 as per state government guidelines and protocols," he said.

West Bengal is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.