Bangladesh To Tour Zimbabwe Despite Covid Restrictions
Muhammad Rameez 3 months ago Wed 23rd June 2021 | 01:56 PM
The Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Wednesday its national team will leave for Zimbabwe on June 29 for a full series despite heavy coronavirus restrictions in the African country
Dhaka, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jun, 2021 ) :The Bangladesh Cricket board said on Wednesday its national team will leave for Zimbabwe on June 29 for a full series despite heavy coronavirus restrictions in the African country.
The tour will feature a Test, three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals. Players will be in a bio-secure bubble.
"We have been assured of highest Covid-19 protocol by the Zimbabwean cricket authorities," said Ahmed Sazzadul Alam, a BCB director who will head the delegation.
ZC said it was grateful to SRC chairman Gerald Mlotshwa for "fighting tooth and nail" to ensure cricket was exempted from a government directive to suspend all sporting activities as part of new Covid-19 restrictions.
"All the matches between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh will be played behind closed doors at Harare Sports Club, with no spectators allowed in the ground as part of the pandemic protocols that ZC has put in place at its facilities," ZC said.
Fixtures: July 7-11: Test at Harare Sports Club July 16: First ODI at Harare Sports Club July 18: Second ODI at Harare Sports Club July 20: Third ODI at Harare Sports Club July 23: First T20I at Harare Sports ClubJuly 25: Second T20I at Harare Sports ClubJuly 27: Third T20I Harare Sports Club