Mashrafe Mortaza, former captain of Bangladesh tested COVID-19 positive on 20th June. He was continuously unwell and went to quarantine at his home after being positive. Mortaza himself declared the news and requested his fans to pray for him. He also asked his fans to follow the guidelines imposed by the government and not to drop their guards. Along with Mashrafe Mortaza, his brother Morsalin Bin Mortaza also tested COVID-19 positive. Both are taking rest in their residence. Other Bangladesh players tested positive include former batsman Nafees Iqbal, his elder brother, Tamim Iqbal, and left-arm spinner Nazmul Hossain Apu.