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Afghan cricket team tests negative for COVID-19 after virus scare

The whole group of Afghan cricket players and support personnel in Bangladesh tested negative for Covid-19 on Wednesday after some tested positive earlier in the week.
The welcome news came ahead of the start of the ODI series between Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
The players went into isolation on Tuesday in Sylhet where they are undergoing a week-long training and conditioning camp ahead of the ODI series after several members of the Afghanistan Team tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday morning.
The Afghan team had to cancel their practice session on Tuesday after some members of the touring party tested positive for the virus. With the confirmation of the negative Covid-19 tests, it was decided the Afghan team would resume training on Thursday.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is monitoring the situation closely and the players alongside the management and the coaching group will remain under the constant supervision of the ACB Medical Team, the board said Thursday.
The ODI series between the two sides is scheduled to get underway on Wednesday, February 23 in Chattogram.The post Afghan cricket team tests negative for COVID-19 after virus scare first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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