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Report says Covid-19 positive: Bangladesh development coach Ashiqur Rahman


Ashiqur Rahman was a member of Bangladesh’s 2002 U-19 World Cup squad but never made the transition to the senior team during his cricketing career that lasted six years.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ashiqur Rahman revealed he has contracted the deadly virus and is currently being treated at a city hospital
  • Rahman scalped 36 and 21 wickets in 15 first-class and 18 List A games respectively
  • The 33-year-old also served as an assistant coach with the Bangladesh women’s team

Bangladesh’s development coach and former first-class cricketer Ashiqur Rahman has tested positive for the dreaded novel coronavirus.

Rahman on Tuesday revealed he has contracted the deadly virus and is currently being treated at a city hospital.

“I got the report yesterday (on Monday) and the report says Covid-19 positive,” Rahman told ‘Cricbuzz’ website.

“I didn’t understand it at first. I thought I had a swollen tonsil. I had a sore throat at first, then slowly comes fever, then started to have chest pain and went to the doctor and did my test,” said the former pacer, who has featured in 15 first-class and 18 List A games.

Rahman was a member of Bangladesh’s 2002 U-19 World Cup squad but never made the transition to the senior team during his cricketing career that lasted six years.




Rahman scalped 36 and 21 wickets in 15 first-class and 18 List A games respectively.

The 33-year-old also served as an assistant coach with the Bangladesh women’s team.

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