Albion will await “green light” before commencing training/practice

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The Albion Community Centre Cricket Club will not commence official training/practice until such time the green light is given by the relevant authorities.

The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has stated its intention of restarting the season, with the aim of completing those competitions that had been put on hold owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Below is the full statement issued by the Club.

Cricketers attached to Albion Community Centre Cricket Club are asked to commence physical training (individually) in preparation for the commencement of the 2020 cricket season, as announced by the BCB.

However, the Club’s Official Training/Practice will not commence until such time that the green light is given by the relevant authority/authorities. It should be noted that the Club will at no time compromise will the health and safety of its members and more so during this current COVID-19 pandemic.

The Club will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Berbice closely and will make a determination pertaining to the resumption of training/practice at the appropriate time.

Based on the recently gazetted national COVID-19 guidelines, for the period November 1 to 30, 2020, sporting events are permitted subject to the approval of the Minister of Health and in compliance with any guidelines that the Ministry of Health may issue.

However, every person or organiser hosting an approved sporting event shall be responsible for ensuring that the measures under the issued guidelines as well as any guidelines that the Ministry of Health may issue are complied.

At this point in time, the Club is not equipped to fully comply with the measures stated in the gazetted national COVID-19 guidelines (for the period November 1 to 30), nor is aware of the other guidelines that the Ministry of Health may want to enforce.

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