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Former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar tested positive for COVID-19

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Earlier, Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque additionally examined optimistic for a similar.

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Habibul Bashar. (Picture Supply: FARJANA Okay. GODHULY/AFP through Getty Photographs)

Habibul Bashar, the previous Bangladesh captain, has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus. The veteran was not too long ago busy throughout the BCB President’s Cup, which was received by Mahmudullah XI. The 48-year-old had proven signs of coronavirus after which on Tuesday, November 10, the Kushtia-born despatched the samples to have readability.

The outcomes of the check got here as ‘optimistic’ on Wednesday, November 11. Bashar, beforehand mentioned that he had a fever for round two to 3 days following which the signs confirmed up. He had some cold-related points, which has decreased to a big extent.

Habibul Bashar staying in isolation

In the meanwhile, as per stories in BDcrictime, Bashar is staying in isolation. Not too long ago, Bangladesh Check captain Mominul Haque and all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad had been additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19. Mahmudullah was set to ply his commerce for the Multan Sultans within the playoffs for the 2020 version of the Pakistan Tremendous League (IPL).

However earlier than boarding the flight, he was examined for the virus and he needed to isolate himself. His nationwide teammate Tamim Iqbal can be taking part in for the Lahore Qalandars within the PSL. Tamim changed Chris Lynn, who had scored a century within the league stage.

Earlier than Mominul, Bashar and Riyad, numerous Bangladesh cricketers fell prey to the virus. Former skipper Mashrafe Mortaza, Nazmul Islam Apu and Nafees Iqbal had been additionally examined optimistic. However they managed to get better from the identical, a lot to their reduction.

Bashar- a legendary determine 

So far as Bashar is anxious, he is likely one of the colossal figures in Bangladesh cricket. He made his debut in opposition to Sri Lanka means again in 1995 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. In 2000, he performed the Tigers’ maiden Check in opposition to India in Dhaka.

In 50 Checks and 111 ODIs, the right-hander scored 3,026 and a pair of,168 runs respectively with three centuries and 38 half-centuries. It goes with out saying that he was a stalwart of Bangladesh’s center order throughout all of the codecs.

Beneath his management, Bangladesh additionally made the second spherical within the 2007 World Cup within the West Indies. Within the event, his males beat India and South Africa. His final worldwide match was in opposition to South Africa in Dhaka in February 2008.

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