Porel called, CAB congratulates
21st January 2022
Bengal's wicketkeeper batsman Abhishek Porel has been called up as one of the five cricketers called to join the Covid affected Indian squad as backup in the West Indies for the U19 World Cup.
Congratulating Abhishek on his call-up, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "He was earlier in the grooming under Pranab Roy and had performed brilliantly as U-15 player against Bangladesh. Since then there was no looking back. After that he has been playing top notch cricket for Bengal u19 and has shown a lot of promise. We are hopeful that he would turn out to be a fine cricketer in days to come."
The player himself is excited at the call-up. "I am grateful to CAB for the constant backing I received. The call up is unexpected, so I am very excited. I hope I will be able to live up to the faith my home association has shown in me," said Porel.
He has scored 708 in 5 matches of Cooch Behar Trophy. With an Avg of 101.14.
CAB MEDIA DESK