Tamim self-quarantined for two weeks

Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal
Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal File photo
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Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal has kept himself in self-quarantine after landing in Dhaka from London on Saturday following a health check-up.

The opener was asked by the immigration to maintain self-quarantine for two weeks till 14 August.

The southpaw travelled to London on 25 June for treatment after experiencing severe intestinal pain.

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However, the physicians there told him to wait for some more times to exactly know about his illness. As per the advice from the physicians, Tamim who expected to undergo to operation table, returned home.

I had to undergo a few tests in London too but they took much time to do those tests. I will come to know the result within the next seven to 10 days.
Tamim Iqbal

Tamim also underwent some tests in Dhaka also but the doctors here were unable to glean much about the illness.

“I had to undergo a few tests in London too but they took much time to do those tests. I will come to know the result within the next seven to 10 days,” Tamim told the reporters after landing in Dhaka.

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“As per the physicians’ advice, I came back to Dhaka. They said they will contact me once they get the result.”

Tamim, however, will have to go to London again if physicians feel that a surgery is required.

Meanwhile, BCB chief physician Devashis Chowdhury said he is yet to look into the report of Tamim as he is in self-quarantine now.

“Even though I had a small discussion with Tamim after he returned to home, I am yet to look into his report. He has been in self-quarantine imposed by the government,” Devashis said.

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