Bangladesh’s batsman Saif Hassan on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19 & now he will undergo self-isolation until he will be tested again for the coronavirus.
Nick Lee, Bangladesh’s new strength & conditioning coach has also tested positive for coronavirus. Hassan has made his Test debut earlier this year & was one of the players in Bangladesh’s individual training at the Sher-e-bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. “Our consultant for Covid-19 is reviewing Lee’s case to determine whether it is a new or previous infection before advising on the management plan,” media quoted Bangladesh Cricket Board’s Sports Physician Dr Debashis Chowdhury as saying.
Bangladesh is scheduled to face Sri Lanka in a Test series in October this year. The training camp for the Sri Lanka in October-November is scheduled to commence later this month. The Bangladesh test squad & the BCB’s High Performance Unit side are likely to leave for Colombo on September 27. Bangladesh has reported more than 3, 00000 coronavirus cases with 4500 deaths.