Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Dhaka from the United States. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) doctor Manzur Hossain confirmed the news to risingbd.
“He returned from the USA today and was supposed to join the team in Chattogram, but he tested positive for the virus. Depending on the negative test, he will be allowed to join the team after five days,” he said.
As per rules and regulations, the player had to go through the test, and he was asked to isolate himself. Shakib will miss the first Test against Sri Lanka.