Former U19 pacer Asik tests positive for Covid-19

DHAKA, Former Under-19 fast bowler Ashikur Rahman
Mojumder was admitted into the hospital after being tested positive for
Covid-19.

A lanky pacer Ashikur played Under-19 World Cup in 2002 but a back pain
cut short his promising career.

“I have been suffering from fever and cough for the last on week. After
being tested, I was found positive. Then at the advice of our BCB chief
physician Dr. Devashis Chowhdury, I admitted into the hospital,” Ashikur told
the reporters.

After his career was cut short by prolonged injury, Ashikur involved
himself in coaching career. He was the assistant coach of Bangladesh Women’s
team and also acted as the coach of BCB game development.

Besides, he was the assistant coach of Prime Bank and Old DOHS in the
Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League.

 

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)