Former captain and two different Bangladesh cricketers, Nazmul Islam and Nafees Iqbal have examined certain for the feared coronavirus. The 36-year-old Mortaza was once reportedly ill for the closing couple of days and examined certain for the contagious illness on Saturday. He’s lately in self-isolation at his place of dwelling. Mortaza, who performs simplest ODIs and had stepped down from captaincy previous this 12 months, is the second one high-profile cricketer to get inflamed via the illness. Remaining week, former Pakistan captain .
“These days my Covid-19 effects got here as certain. Everybody please pray for my fast restoration,” Mortaza, who has performed 36 Checks, 220 ODIs and 54 T20Is for Bangladesh, wrote on his Fb web page on Saturday night.
“The selection of inflamed has now crossed one lakh. All of us must transform extra cautious. Let’s all keep at house, and now not get out except it is crucial. I’m abiding via the protocol at house. Quite than panic, we want to lift consciousness about corona.”
Mortaza, who could also be a member of Bangladesh parliament, was once somewhat energetic along with his philanthropic actions amid the pandemic, lending a serving to hand to the folk in his fatherland and constituency Narail.
The 28-year-old left-arm spinner Islam, who was once desirous about distributing meals and different provides in his fatherland Narayanganj — some of the worst-hit spaces in Bangladesh — additionally examined certain for COVID-19, in keeping with Day-to-day Celebrity newspaper.
The similar newspaper additionally reported that former Bangladesh cricketer Nafees Iqbal, who’s the elder brother of , has examined certain for coronavirus.
Nafees himself showed that he has gotten smaller the fatal virus and is lately in house isolation in Chittagong, in keeping with the file.
Iqbal, a right-handed opening batsman, made his debut for Bangladesh in 2003 however has been out of the nationwide reckoning since 2006.
The 34-year-old performed 11 Checks and 16 ODIs for Bangladesh, scoring 518 and 309 runs respectively.
Remaining month, Bangladesh’s construction trainer and previous first class cricketer Ashiqur Rahman had examined certain for the feared virus. Greater than 100,000 folks had been inflamed and over 1400 died up to now in Bangladesh because of the illness.