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Since 1st March, 1999
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CABís unique plan for umpires

Calcutta:After the players, itís the umpires. The CAB has decided to impart motivational training to the local umpires in a seminar organised by the state association on October 25.

Itís the same agency which will do the motivation training for the senior and under-19 Bengal players. ďThe company does similar training with multinational executives. They gave a demonstration to the different age-group coaches and it was very well received,Ē a senior CAB official informed. Senior Mumbai and Bengal umpires M.R. Singh and Subrata Banerjee will conduct the seminar.

However, the state umpiresí demand for a pay hike has been ruled out.

Bangla exchange tour

The Bangladesh under-15 team will arrive in the city on October 7 to play a series of matches with their Bengal counterparts. They will play two two-day, one three-day and two one-day matches. One of the matches will be played in Kalyani, which the CAB is mooting as an alternative venue.

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