Tigers’ return to practice today


The Bangladesh national cricketers will return to practice today at the home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium after a four-day gap. The exercise will start at 2.30 pm and will continue till 5 pm, as per the schedule sent by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), reports BSS.

With the chances of the Lankan series being over, the Tigers will be preparing for the upcoming domestic cricket from tomorrow to October 15. Earlier yesterday, the cricketers underwent their fourth corona test. Along with the national cricketers, Under-19 cricketers, other staff and staff of the hotel Sonargaon where the Tigers will stay in a biosecure bubble gave their sample for Covid-19 test. The BCB has tested the corona of about 100 people whose result will be available today, an official of BCB said.

The national team cricketers, coaching staff and support staff who will be negative in the test will take part in a 15-day practice and will enter into the bio-secure bubble. 

As part of their practice session, the cricketers will also play two two-day matches and one three-day match.

On the other hand, the Under-19 players who will return negative will head to BKSP where they will have a four-week training camp.

“Around 100 people including cricketers, staff gave their sample for COVID-19 test. The cricketers and staff will enter into the bio-secure bubble once again. At least for 15 days they would have to be in the bubble,” said BCB sports physician Dr. Debashis Chowdhury.