Bangladesh hopeful of hosting Sri Lanka despite lockdown | Daily FT

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) remains hopeful of being able to host Sri Lanka for a Test series even though the entire country has been locked down for a week. The week-long lockdown was instituted to combat a dramatic spike in the number of new COVID-19 cases in the country that is far worse than any wave Bangladesh had faced before. Authorities are on high alert but the BCB claims they are not yet ready to talk about drastic measures, like cancelling Sri Lanka’s tour. “All the arrangements (for the tour) are in place but at the moment, we are focusing on observing the condition of the c…

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