Bangladesh tour of New Zealand

Bangladesh tour of New Zealand


Entire contingent despatched into three-day room quarantine once more; coaching set to be delayed

Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach Rangana Herath, presently on tour in New Zealand with the Test squad, has examined Covid-19 optimistic on Wednesday, however is believed to have solely “mild symptoms.”

Eight different Bangladesh gamers have been despatched into isolation after one other particular person on their Christchurch-bound plane additionally examined optimistic.

The relaxation of the squad went into coaching Lincoln on Thursday, however have been are all requested to mandatorily full a three-day room quarantine as soon as once more by the New Zealand well being authorities as a result of of their proximity to Herath on the flight.

It’s the second time they should quarantine since arriving on December 10. The complete contingent was purported to be in managed isolation, which included health club periods from December 14. But that is not the case anymore.

“We’re maintaining the existing protocol,” BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury instructed the Dhaka-based The Daily Star. “We will get a clear picture tomorrow (December 17) as they have taken a few samples today and the results are due. Since the players are isolated, hopefully no other complications will arise. This is part of the new reality.”

There was reportedly concern inside the Bangladesh crew however they have been feeling higher in any case however Herath examined destructive once more on Thursday. But the newest directive from the native well being authority implies that the guests’ preparation can be delayed by one other three days.

Bangladesh are scheduled to play two apply matches earlier than the primary Test in Tauranga that begins on January 1.

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