Windies players test Covid negative


All members of the visiting West Indies contingent returned negative in the first of many Covid-19 tests in their Bangladesh tour. West Indies media manager Dario Barthley confirmed the news, saying that everyone is in a healthy state at this moment, reports BSS.

“Everyone in the camp has been fit and fine. We all are tested negative in the first Covid-19 test in Bangladesh,” Barthley said in media.

“We’ll undergo the second Covid-19 test on Thursday after which the side will start practice.”

Their second Covid-19 test however was supposed to be conducted on Tuesday but that was deferred for two days. The third test will be on the seventh day, when they will end their mandatory quarantine.

In the midst of the series, they will undergo Covid-19 test for several times as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) emphasized on more testing to keep the things under control.

The West Indies will start their mission with an inter-squad one-day warm-up game at BKSP on January 18.

The visitors will undergo the final Covid-19 test before leaving the country on January 16.