The Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) on Monday introduced that the medical health insurance insurance policies it has obtained for its cricketers and match officers, numbering over 3200, will even cowl the COVID-19 pandemic, which has wrecked the sporting calenders throughout the globe. It will additionally cowl ladies gamers taking part in for Bengal and ex-cricketers who represented Bengal senior males’s group, the CAB mentioned in a press release.
“That is to guarantee you that every one the group insurance policies on behalf of your esteemed organisation overlaying cricketers, umpires, scorers, and so forth are being lined from COVID 19 virus,” CAB president Avishek Dalmiya mentioned in a press release.
“Due to this fact, there isn’t a cause for them to panic. Nonetheless, it’s at all times advisable to take enough preventive measures to cease spreading of the virus as per the Authorities tips. Wishing our gamers and match officers protected instances forward.”
CAB’s medical committee chairman Pradip Dey and medical committee member Santanu Mitra had met representatives of SBI Normal Insurance coverage Firm to make sure insurance policies obtained by the Affiliation cowl COVID-19.
“We have now instructed our TPA’s (Third Social gathering Directors) to report instances of COVID-19 and no claims ought to be rejected. We will be shall be reviewing every case by deserves and any claims pertaining to COVID-19 is not going to be rejected.
“We’re with our gamers, scorers and umpires because the world is witnessing COVID-19 outbreak. Our insurance coverage insurance policies cowl hospital bills arising out of COVID-19 for over 3200 people together with cricketers who’re taking part in first and second division tournaments.”
The CAB workplace, which was earlier shut down until Saturday, will stay additional closed until March 27 within the wake of the most recent round from the state authorities.