Mumbai, Dec 28:The Under-19 Asia Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was called off after one of the umpires tested positive for Covid-19 in Sharjah.
Bangladesh had moved to 130 for 4 in 32.4 overs when the players left the ground following the news.”Asian Cricket Council and Emirates Cricket Board can confirm that the final Group B match of ACC Under-19 Asia Cup scheduled for play today has been called off,” the ACC said on Twitter. “It is confirmed that two officials have tested positive for Covid-19.
The officials are currently safe and being treated in accordance with tournament protocols.
All personnel associated with this match are undergoing testing protocols and isolating until results returned. More information will be made available, specific to the semi-finals, in due course.”BCB’s chief executive NizamuddinChowdhury confirmed that everyone from the Bangladesh contingent in the UAE are negative.