BAN vs SL: Good news; no Bangladesh cricketers test Covid-19 positive in first round of tests

BAN vs SL: Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative
BAN vs SL: Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative

BAN vs SL: No Bangladesh cricketers test Covid-19 positive- Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative, and will have to pass a second test before being allowed in the bio-secured bubble in the team hotel Tuesday

Bangladesh cricketers and team management have all tested Covid-19 negative in their first test, ahead of entering the bio-bubble security for the home ODI series against Sri Lanka.

BAN vs SL: No Bangladesh cricketers test Covid-19 positive- Bangladesh Cricket Board’s chief physician Dr Debashish Chowdhury informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative, and will have to pass a second test before being allowed in the bio-secured bubble in the team hotel Tuesday.

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Samples for the second round of Covid-19 tests have already been collected and the reports are expected Monday evening.

“Samples of members of both the Bangladesh team and touring Sri Lanka team were collected Sunday. All have tested Covid-19 negative. (Monday) we collected samples for the second round of tests. Only those who are negative in both the tests will be allowed to enter the bio-bubble in the hotel. We will collect samples from Sri Lanka team members for the second test (Tuesday),” said Dr Debashish to the media Monday.

Dr Debashish further informed that the two teams will undergo a third test a day ahead of the first ODI of the series.

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Upon arrival, the entire Sri Lanka team will be put in isolation for three days before being allowed to resume practice in small groups. During the isolation, the entire team including support staff will need to return two negative COVID-19 tests before being allowed to practice. Sri Lanka Cricket shared a video and pictures of the team’s departure on Sunday morning.