The three-day compulsory quarantine of Bangladesh cricketers will end tonight in Sri Lanka. In the first test, everyone got a negative report. Today, for the second time, samples were taken for corona test.The cricketers of the Bangladesh Test team reached Sri Lanka on Monday afternoon and are now in quarantine. The three-day compulsory quarantine for cricketers will end tonight. Muminul-Mushfiqs will be able to practice from tomorrow.
In Sri Lanka, believers are quarantined at the Jet Wing Blue Hotel in Nigombo. All the members of the Bangladesh team had to give samples for corona test as soon as they reached the hotel. According to a source in the team, everyone received a negative report in the first test. Today, for the second time, samples were taken for corona test.
The cricketers have no chance to get out of the hotel room for the first three days. Many people keep themselves busy in this lazy time of quarantine by doing gym. Everyone’s food is being delivered to everyone’s room. Many are fasting. Pictures and videos of the Indian Ocean from the hotel room have been seen on the social media of many cricketers. Today, young opener Saif Hasan wrote on his Instagram, ‘One more day of quarantine. I will walk on this beach when it is over. ‘
The Bangladesh team will play a two-day warm-up match on April 17-18 at the Katunayake venue. Before that, the believers will get the opportunity to practice for two days. After the warm-up match, Mominul’s team will practice again for two days at the Pallekele International Stadium in Kandy. The Bangladesh team will play its first Test against Sri Lanka on April 21. The second and final Test of the series will start on April 29 at the same venue.
So far, Bangladesh has played 12 Test matches on Sri Lankan soil, winning one and drawing one.
This is the second foreign tour of Bangladesh during the Corona period. Earlier in the first tour, Bangladesh team returned from New Zealand in ODIs and T20s. This time the test series outside the country. In that version, the current form of Bangladesh is not good at all. Bangladesh has yet to open a points record in the ICC Test Championship. Despite playing a total of 5 Tests against India, Pakistan and West Indies, the unbeaten Muminuls. After playing a total of 9 Tests since 2019, the country has lost all but one Test against Zimbabwe. In the last Test series, Bangladesh lost to West Indies at home.
So far, Bangladesh has played 12 Test matches on Sri Lankan soil, winning one and drawing one. Gaul Test draw in 2013, winning their 100th Test in 2016. This is Bangladesh’s latest series in the Sri Lanka tour Test Championship this year. The goal of the believers will be to end the series with at least some points.