Dhaka: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced that they have launched an app to check on the health and mental well-being of players during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said the 'Covid-19 Wellness' app has been launched keeping in mind players welfare and bringing them under one umbrella.
"This app will help the players maintain their fitness and for the board to keep their records and track of their fitness and health status. This is basically to bring the players under one umbrella and the BCB has introduced it primarily for the contracted players (Men, women and Under-19 team). But we plan to add more players," Nizamuddin told leading Bangladesh daily 'The Daily Star'.
The BCB said in a press statement that the app has been customised using the EDGE10 sports analytics software to track individual players on a daily basis.
BCB's Manager Management Information System (MIS) Nasir Ahmed further stated that the players can use the app through any smartphone.
The app will help the BCB stay updated on the players' daily health status, the report on thedailystar.net, said. IANS
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