CAB to launch biometric code after 65 players identified with disputed documents


The Cricket Association of Bengal on Friday determined to introduce distinctive biometric code after 65 players from the state have been identified with disputed documents.

Of the 65 players identified, 45 players have been withheld from additional participation until resolving of the disputes, the CAB mentioned in a press release.

“The matter has been referred to the Ombudsman and other stringent measures are being placed to make sure of a fool-proof system. The players will be given a chance to give their clarification before the Ombudsman,” the assertion learn.

“The CAB has also planned to create a unique biometric code for the players. We had said before that there would be a zero tolerance policy on document fraud. Another round of verification process will take place prior to the commencement of the next season,” mentioned CAB president Avishek Dalmiya.

Secretary Snehashis Ganguly mentioned, “We will not tolerate any disputed documents in any form. We have set up detailed measures to nip any such effort in the bud. Further measures are being considered and a strict vigil kept on the system to prevent future frauds. Stern steps will be taken against those found guilty.”

The president additional proposed a room for the previous Bengal players on the CAB clubhouse which was universally accepted.

“The players give their blood and sweat for Bengal and it is only imperative that a room is dedicated to them at the clubhouse,” Dalmiya mentioned.

A room for former Office bearers and a reception on the bottom flooring was additionally proposed and accepted.

The Apex Council assembly additionally unanimously accepted CAB’s proposal that each one players over the age of 18 have to be vaccinated earlier than the graduation of the season.

CAB would additionally maintain a detailed eye on the state’s directive to vaccinate these beneath 18 and accordingly inoculate the age group cricketers as and when the method begins.


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