BAN vs SL: Bangladesh star player infected with Covid-19, ruled out of first Test against Sri Lanka

The two-match Test series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is starting from May 15, but even before that the fitness of the players has put the host Bangladeshi team in trouble.

May 10, 2022 | 9:31 PM

TV9 Hindi , Edited By: Sumit Sundriyal

May 10, 2022 | 9:31 PM




Ahead of the crucial Test series against Sri Lanka, the fitness problems for Bangladesh are not seeming to be over.  Bangladesh's star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of this match.  Even before joining the team, Shakib came under the grip of corona virus infection, due to which he would not be able to play in this match.  Shakib is currently kept in isolation.  (Photo: AFP)

Ahead of the crucial Test series against Sri Lanka, the fitness problems for Bangladesh are not seeming to be over. Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of this match. Even before joining the team, Shakib came under the grip of corona virus infection, due to which he would not be able to play in this match. Shakib is currently kept in isolation. (Photo: AFP)

According to the report of cricket website ESPN-Cricinfo, Shakib was to join the team in Chattogram on Wednesday, but before that his report came positive in the mandatory corona test, after which he was isolated.  (Photo: AFP)

According to the report of cricket website ESPN-Cricinfo, Shakib was to join the team in Chattogram on Wednesday, but before that his report came positive in the mandatory corona test, after which he was isolated. (Photo: AFP)

Injuries to some key players had put Bangladesh in trouble even before the Test series starting on May 15, but Bangladesh has suffered the biggest setback in the form of Shakib.  Earlier, Shakib was not part of the Test series even on the South Africa tour.  (Photo: AFP)

Injuries to some key players had put Bangladesh in trouble even before the Test series starting on May 15, but Bangladesh has suffered the biggest setback in the form of Shakib. Earlier, Shakib was not part of the Test series even on the South Africa tour. (Photo: AFP)

Apart from Shakib, the team will also miss spinners Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Taskin Ahmed.  Taskin was not included for this series due to a shoulder injury.  On the other hand, Shoriful Islam will also get a chance only after passing the fitness test.  (Photo: AFP)

Apart from Shakib, the team will also miss spinners Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Taskin Ahmed. Taskin was not included for this series due to a shoulder injury. On the other hand, Shoriful Islam will also get a chance only after passing the fitness test. (Photo: AFP)






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