Former Sri Lankan spinner and present Bangladesh spin coach, Rangana Herath, returned constructive take a look at outcomes whereas on tour in New Zealand, forcing all the Bangladesh squad to be put in quarantine.
At present, the squad is holed up in Christchurch, the place they landed after leaving Bangladesh. Herath is portraying delicate signs however has returned a damaging take a look at since testing constructive on Wednesday.
Eight Bangladeshi gamers had been put in isolation as a passenger on their flight from Malaysia to New Zealand additionally had contaminated the virus. “Herath is corona constructive and can be doing prolonged quarantine until he’s cleared,” Bangladesh Cricket Operations chairman, Akram Khan, stated.
“Look there was a corona constructive within the aircraft and a few members of our squad together with Herath had been in shut contact with him. They’re requested to quarantine whereas Herath was discovered constructive from them,” he added.
“We are going to get a transparent image tomorrow” – BCB CEO
The nation’s cricketing board CEO, Nizamuddin Chowdhury added that this can proceed to be the brand new actuality for some time and so they might want to discover a approach to take care of it. The group really started coaching on Thursday however has been requested to endure a 3-day quarantine interval by the New Zealand well being authorities.
“We’re sustaining the present protocol. We are going to get a transparent image tomorrow (December 17) as they’ve taken a number of samples right this moment and the outcomes are due. For the reason that gamers are remoted, hopefully, no different issues will come up. That is a part of the brand new actuality,” Nizamuddin stated.
The two-match Check sequence towards the Kiwis will start on January 1 however Bangladesh have intra-squad observe matches scheduled earlier.