Bangladesh and Sri Lanka cricketers and team management have all tested COVID-19 negative in their first test, ahead of entering the bio-bubble security for the home One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka.
All players of the two teams have tested negative and will have to pass a second test before being allowed in the bio-secured bubble in the team hotel.
“Samples of members of both the Bangladesh team and touring Sri Lanka team were collected on Sunday. All have tested COVID-19 negative.”
“On 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.”
Meanwhile, the two teams will undergo a third test a day ahead of the first ODI of the series. The three-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and hosts Bangladesh is scheduled to begin on Sunday (23).
Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Team will play an Intra-Squad 50-over practice match ahead of the ODI series.
Bangladesh will play the practice game on Thursday at the BKSP Ground 4 while Sri Lanka will play their match on Friday at the BKSP Ground 3.