Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) launched ‘COVID-19 Well-Being App’ with the health and safety of the players’ health in mind during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
It started its journey with providing service 40 male cricketers after which BCB gradually brought in the Bangladesh National Women’s Cricketers, High Performance (HP) unit, and World Cup-winning Bangladesh Youth Team along with BCB officials.This time they are bringing the preliminary squad of Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team under the new- app.
A total of 45 players, split into three groups, got calls for the residential camp at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) from August 23. To monitor their health regularly, BCB decided to bring them under the scanner of the app.
After getting these cricketers onboard, the total number of the players which this app serves now stands at 250. BCB-Management Information System (MIS) manager Nasiruddin Ahmed Nanu confirmed the reports.
“The names of the Under-19 players have been included in the database. After enlisting their names in the database when they come to join the camp, they will be brought under the radar of the app because we need to know some more information about them. We have prepared everything with their names and address along with other information,” said Nasiruddin Ahmed.
“As of now, we have a total of 25 players in our app. BCB staff are also there with many cricketers,” he added.
BCB launched ‘COVID-19 Well-Being’ to keep track of the health of the cricketers during the ongoing pandemic. Initially a total of 40 cricketers were connected to the central server of the BCB-MIS department.