Chinese cricketers to get help from Bengal cricket: CAB

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 A three-member Chinese delegation led by Consul General, the People’s Republic of China in Kolkata, Zha Liyou called on CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) president

Avishek Dalmiya on Monday at Eden Gardens with the proposal to establish cricketing relations with the association.

“A Chinese delegation had come to CAB seeking our cooperation for development of cricket in Chongqing City. We have assured our cooperation as we believe in the philosophy of spreading cricket globally and it is encouraging to see China taking the initiative to play the game,” said Dalmiya.

Also present were CAB secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Vice-President Naresh Kumar Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Debasish Ganguly.

In their proposal, they said that The Cricket Association of Chongqing City was eager to establish cooperation with CAB to improve the level of cricket in Chongqing City. To that effect, they proposed to sign an MOU with CAB by which they can send players to Kolkata for training.

They would like to increase the scope of work with mutual visits, the introduction of coaches and friendly matches among other things, the proposal further added.

Zhang Hongjie, Economic & Commercial Consul, and Zhang ZHizhong, Head of Bilateral Relations Division Consul were part of the delegation.

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