Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) intends to begin a school tournament for women cricketers with an eye on increasing the talent pool for Bengal.
In order to do so, the CAB has decided to invite schools with a girls’ cricket team to enrol for a tournament from which talented players will be scouted in various age groups.
“We want to begin a school tournament for the girls also. I hope we will get a good response from the schools. We will begin the tournament keeping in mind examinations and other factors. It has not been finalised as yet, but we may play the tournament in T20 format to start with,” said joint secretary Debabrata Das.
“We already have a school meet for the boys. Now we want to begin a meet for the girls. This will create a consistent supply line for women’s cricket in Bengal,” said Amalendu Biswas, School Committee Chairman.