U19 Asia Cup: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match called off due to Covid scare

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Dubai, Dec 28 : Under 19 Asia Cup match of Group B between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been called off due to Covid-19 cases, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) confirmed on Tuesday.

“Asian Cricket Council U19 Asia Cup Statement 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,” ACC said in a statement.

“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,” the statement added.

Bangladesh were 130 for 4 after 32.4 overs, when the news broke and the players left the ground immediately.

The winner of the match was suppose to face India in the semi-final, which is scheduled to take place on December 30.

Further information related to the semi-finals will be available in due course.


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