Bangladesh’s spin-bowling coach and spin-wizard, Daniel Vettori wants a part of his salary to be donated to help Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)’s low paid support staffs amid the financial hardship posed by COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a PTI report that quoted a Bangladeshi newspaper ‘Prothom Alo’, former New Zealand skipper has officially communicated his decision to the board. However, the exact amount vettori wants to donate is not disclosed in the report.
Vettori has informed his decision
Bangladesh Cricket Board CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said Vettori has informed the ‘Cricket Operation Committee’ officially about his decision to help the low-paid staffs, reported PTI as quoted by ‘Prothom Alo’ newspaper.
“Vettori has said that we should donate a specific part of his salary to the BCB’s low-income staff. He has officially informed the cricket operations committee,” informed BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury.
Notably, the coronavirus pandemic had posed a serious financial crisis before all cricket boards. With all the cricket activities suspended cricket boards across the globe are struggling with the financial status.
To combat the financial crisis some of the cricket boards have even reduced the salary of its staffs with a significant cut in the amount.
Daniel Vettori, being the highest paid coaching staff in the BCB according to ESPNcricinfo , has decided to step up to donate the sufferers amid the pandemic hardships.