Windies All-Rounder Shepherd Out Of Bangladesh Tour With Coronavirus

West Indies All-Rounder Romario Shepherd Out Of Bangladesh Tour After Positive Coronavirus Test

Romario Shepherd returned a favorable Covid-19 check in his Guyana place of origin.© AFP

All-rounder Romario Shepherd has failed a coronavirus check forward of the West Indies’ arrival in Bangladesh, additional depleting a squad already reeling from coronavirus issues. The West Indies squad, because of arrive in Dhaka on Sunday, has already misplaced 8 established stars together with Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo who selected to not commute within the pandemic. West Indies have referred to as up Keon Harding to switch Shepherd within the squad which can play 3 one-day internationals and two Assessments in Bangladesh.


The vacationers will go through seven days’ quarantine after their arrival. The primary ODI is January 20.

Shepherd returned a favorable Covid-19 check in his Guyana place of origin, Cricket West Indies stated in a commentary.

“Based on the established executive conditions, Shepherd will stay in Guyana the place he’s present process a duration of isolation that sadly will prolong past the staff commute date,” it stated.

The board stated the entire different participant assessments had been destructive.


The absence of Shepherd, who has performed 5 ODIs is an additional blow after the withdrawal of Pollard, Bravo, Jason Holder, Sheldon Cottrell, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran.

All pulled out of the excursion because of Covid-19 considerations. Bangladesh has recorded greater than 500,000 pandemic circumstances however its fatality fee has been one of the vital global’s lowest.

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