Jhulan Goswami. © Getty Images

India pacer Jhulan Goswami has appreciated the Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB) initiatives of keeping a track on a proper diet of the players with guidance from health experts to boost their immunity along the with online fitness sessions and classes.

“The CAB has been exceptional in taking care of the players during the lockdown and all these were absolutely needed to keep the players in a positive frame of mind. Proper diet will boost their immunity and fitness level so that when they return to the ground after the lockdown period is over, they stay confident about themselves and their ability,” Goswami said in a statement.

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“In today’s world we all know how important a proper diet is for any player and I am glad that the CAB has taken all these initiatives. It will definitely help the players to enhance their performance and be in a healthy lifestyle,” she added.

Genetic tests were introduced to ensure that the team gets correct nutritional and fitness advice which is personalised and scientifically catered to each individual body. Earlier, the CAB held a webinar on sports psychology for women cricketers and has also conducted online classes with former Indian wicket-keeper Deep Dasgupta with the senior players about how to stay mentally fit during this tough times.