Bangladesh get Nod to practice from tomorrow
Desk Report : After a lot of speculation Bangladesh finally got nod to practice for upcoming series. All the players, coaching staff and officials of the Bangladesh national cricket team, who are in New Zealand to play a bilateral series, have tested negative in the latest COVID test. The Bangladesh team will be able to start training from Tuesday.
The information was confirmed by team director Khaled Mahmood Sujan in a video message from New Zealand on Monday.”Yesterday (Sunday) we had a co test,” he said. The results came this morning. Alhamdulillah, we are all negative. Being negative, we will be able to get out of here tomorrow and go to practice. ‘
“Tomorrow (Tuesday) the practice will start at 10:15 am at the Lincoln University grounds, where we will also have the opportunity to go to the gym,” said Mahmoud. After practicing there, we will go up to the hotel. Then we can move around normally, we can train, we can do everything. I will be able to prepare myself for the first Test match.”
The Bangladesh team has been in quarantine since its arrival in New Zealand on December 12. Officially, they were supposed to be in quarantine for seven days, but Bangladesh spin bowling coach Rangana Herath and one of the passengers of the Bangladesh team bound for New Zealand were attacked by Corona.
The first match of the Bangladesh-New Zealand Test series will be played at Mount Manganui on the first day of the new year. The second Test will start on January 9 in Christchurch. Bangladesh will play two warm-up matches before the start of the Test series.