BCB proposes two conditions to SLC for Sri Lanka tour
After Sri Lanka Cricket Board formulated propositions for Bangladesh , the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has given two more conditions to the host board on the back of the conditions of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). The BCB keen to commence on the tour if the host agrees practice match within 14 days quarentine and a group of 43 members on the flight.
Bangladesh was set to resume cricket after a long time with Sri Lanka tour. But uncertainty grows as the SLC board has not resolved the quarentine issues and local opposition to facilate Bangladesh’s practice match.
Bangladesh was away from all forms cricket after coronavirus pandemic hit on country’s cricket arena. The team didn’t got scope for team practice due to health issues. So the board wanted the players to prepare in Sri Lanka and play adequate practice as well as preparation matches. In this case, the Lankan board is reluctant to put any local team in the opponent’s seat. Therefore, the BCB has demanded to take the high performance unit of the BCB from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka.
BCB had proposed to take the high performance with the playing team previously but the SLC has refused the proposal as they demanded that no more than 30 members be allowed on the tour. Therefore, out of the tight Condition Bangladesh has also made a condition against Sri Lanka’s condition that at least 43 people should be allowed to visit. In that case, the Tigers will get a chance to play a warm-up match with some HP players.
Besides, The SLC said Bangladesh cricketers and staff would have to stay in quarantine for 14 days as per the policy of the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health. Although, Bangladesh has agreed to maintain the quarentine condition but the board has demanded to start practicing within these 14 days.