Bangladesh team vs India at Delhi, Bangladesh Sri Lanka
Bangladesh team vs India at Delhi (Source – ICC)

Bangladesh has decided to postpone its Sri Lanka tour in the next month due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The international sports program across the world is disrupted due to Covid-19.

Due to coronavirus many cricket series and tournaments are either canceled or postponed. Earlier BCCI postponed the Indian Premier League’s 13th season and the upcoming T20 World Cup is also in the danger.

And now Bangladesh has also decided to postpone its tour to Sri Lanka. ICC shared this news through its twitter handle and wrote,

“Bangladesh’s tour to Sri Lanka, scheduled to take place next month, has been postponed,”

Bangladesh was to tour Sri Lanka next month to play a three-Test series. Due to the epidemic, New Zealand and Bangladesh decided to postpone the test matches on Tuesday.

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New Zealand was to travel to Bangladesh to play a two-Test series under the ICC World Test Championship in August-September. Last week, former Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza also tested positive for coronavirus.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board had earlier postponed the Test tour of Pakistan in April and the Ireland and UK tour in May. Due to the epidemic, Australia also postponed its visit to Bangladesh in June.

From the next month, International cricket will return as England will host West Indies for 3 match test series. After that Pakistan team has the schedule to visit England. Recently in the coronavirus test, Pakistan’s 10 players tested positive for coronavirus.


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