Bangladesh star Mahmudullah Riyad who was all set to play in the Pakistan Super League playoffs has been ruled out after testing positive for COVID-19, on Sunday.
Before flying off for Pakistan, Bangladesh Twenty20 skipper Mahmudullah told reporters that, “I was surprised by a positive result from my Covid-19 test,”
“I didn’t have a fever or any other symptoms other than a bit of cold,” he said.
“I tested a second time and that also came out as positive.”
Several Bangladesh cricketers, including former skipper Mashrafe Mortaza and Test opener Saif Hasan, have contracted coronavirus and have recovered.
Pakistan’s domestic tournament, PSL 2020 playoffs restart next week.