Breaking News: Mashrafe Mortaza Tests Positive For COVID-19

Breaking News: Mashrafe Mortaza Tests Positive For COVID-19

Mashrafe Mortaza., Asia Cup 2018
Mashrafe Mortaza. Credits: Getty Images

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Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has tested positive for coronavirus. He had complained about fever on Thursday night, following which his test samples proved that he has contracted with the deadly virus.

Mashrafe Mortaza has served Bangladesh since the early 2000s and has been one of the flag-bearer for the country. Mortaza is the most successful captain for Bangladesh with his retirement catching the light during the 2019 World Cup.

Mashrafe Mortaza
Mashrafe Mortaza. (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mashrafe Mortaza sample for Covid-19 test showed positive: Source

“Mashrafe complained of fever on Thursday night. On Friday his sample for Covid19 test was collected and the result showed positive [today]. He is doing well at the moment and his family is also fine,” informed the source.

Mashrafe Mortaza, injury
Mashrafe Mortaza (Image Credit: Google)

Reports have also suggested his mother-in-law had contracted with coronavirus last week. Mortaza has played 78 wickets in Tests, 270 ODI wickets and 42 scalps in the shortest format of the game.

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