Colombo: Bangladesh will start a two-test tour of Sri Lanka this month regardless of renewed coronavirus restrictions at house, Sri Lankan cricketer Arjuna de Silva stated on Wednesday.
Bangladesh ordered a weeklong nationwide lockdown on Monday amid a document rise in infections, however de Silva stated the matches had been confirmed.
“The Bangladesh Board of Administrators advised us that they’ll proceed the tour as deliberate,” de Silva stated, including that every one members of the Bangladesh group have been vaccinated towards the virus.
De Silva stated the primary take a look at will begin on April 21 with the ultimate match on April 29. Each matches will happen in Kandy, however with out spectators.
The Bangladesh sequence was initially scheduled for October and November final 12 months, however has been postponed as a result of pandemic.
Sri Lanka has additionally seen a pointy improve in infections since October. Practically 94,000 instances of Covid-19 have been reported on the South Asian island, the place 588 folks have died from the virus.
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