The all-rounder was scheduled to fly to Pakistan via Dubai on Sunday night, but he has instead gone into self-isolation after his COVID-19 tests returned positive.
IPL 2020: Mustafizur Rahman regrets missing T20 league after postponement of Bangladesh's Sri Lanka tour
"If the BCB knew that the Sri Lanka series would be postponed, they would have given me the NOC (No Objection Certificate) for IPL. But whatever happens, happens for the best. I may have earned BDT (Bangladesh Taka) 1 crore had I played the IPL," Rahman said.
Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch mosque attacks as New Zealand prepare to resume international cricket
Bangladesh are scheduled to play a one-day international in Christchurch on 17 March and are likely to be in the city on 15 March.
The Bangladesh Test squad and the BCB’s High Performance Unit side are likely to leave for Sri Lanka tour on 27 September.
Iftekhar was among 15 cricketers tested by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ahead of their month-long camp which starts on Sunday.
Mushifiqur Rahim's request to train at Sher-E-Bangla stadium turned down by BCB citing COVID-19 threat
The BCB said the disinfecting process is yet to be completed at the Mirpur facility.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Bangladesh cricketers donate half of monthly salary to government for fight against COVID-19
According to a report in Dhaka Tribune, a total of 27 cricketers, including 17 players contracted with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), have decided to make the donation
Coronavirus pandemic: Pakistan, Bangladesh boards postpone ODI series, Karachi Test amid COVID-19 concerns
Bangladesh were due to arrive in Karachi on 29 March to play an ODI on 1 April and the second ICC World Test Championship Test from 9-5 April.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Contrasting, yet very similar captains Priyam Garg and Akbar Ali go head-to-head in India vs Bangladesh final
Priyam Garg and Akbar Ali have bigger players in their teams, but if a crisis situation crops up in the final, be rest assured that these captains will be the first to put their hand up and ride their team through the rocky waters.
Bangladesh squad returns to Pakistan for second leg of bilateral series; first Test to be held in Rawalpindi
Bangladesh lost 3-0 to Pakistan in their last Test series here in 2003, which included the home team’s nail-biting one-wicket victory in Multan.
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants 'Tigers' to follow India template in Tests, identifies away series win as goal for 2020
Bangladesh have fared better in one-day internationals but the 2-0 drubbing in their last Test series in India, both defeats inside three days, was a fresh indication of how much they lag in the long format.
Sunil Gavaskar chides Virat Kohli for claiming India began winning tough Test matches during Sourav Ganguly's era, reminds him of 1970s victories
Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar took exception to Virat Kohli's comment that India began to stand up to tough Test challenges during Sourav Ganguly's era, arguing that the team was winning even when the current captain was not even born.
India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli says one series at home and one away lends balance to World Test Championship
Indian captain Virat Kohli on Sunday endorsed a home and away format for the World Test Championship, saying it would be more reflective of the team's performance.
Complete timeline of conversations between Shakib Al Hasan and suspected Indian bookie Deepak Aggarwal
Following is the timeline of the conversations between Shakib and suspected Indian bookie Deepak Aggarwal that was released by the ICC.
Shakib Al Hasan quits MCC's World Cricket Committee following his suspension for breaching ICC's Anti-Corruption Code
Suspended for failing to report multiple corrupt approaches, Bangladesh captain and top all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has stepped down from the World Cricket Committee of the MCC
Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Nazmul Hassan claims he had no prior knowledge of ICC investigation on Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Nazmul Hassan has claimed that the BCB had no inkling about the ICC's anti-corruption investigation of its Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan, who was handed a two-year ban for failing to report three approaches by a suspected Indian bookie.
Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan banned for two years for breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code, set to miss India tour
Shakib Al Hasan has been handed a two year ban, with one year suspended, for not reporting a bookie approach.
Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza reportedly appointed to broker peace between players and national board
Bangladesh cricketers' strike began on Monday which cast a doubt on their tour of India due to start on 3 November. Sheikh Hasina has been invited for one of the matches
Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan says Shakib Al Hasan has lost interest in playing Tests, but will continue as captain
Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan said Shakib Al Hasan will remain as Test captain despite disliking the format and expressing his reluctance to stay on following this week's embarrassing defeat to Afghanistan.
'An incredible story', Twitter reacts to Thailand women's cricket team qualifying for 2020 T20 World Cup for first time
Thailand women made history on Thursday when they qualified for the 2020 T20 World Cup for the first time ever after beating Papua New Guinea women by eight wickets in the semi-final of the qualifiers.