Uncapped Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Thushara has examined constructive for COVID-19 forward of the crew’s tour of Australia beginning subsequent week, the nation’s cricket board mentioned on Monday.
The 27-year-old was part of the 20-member Sri Lanka squad to tour Australia for a five-match T20 Worldwide sequence between February 11 and 20.
Dilshan Fonseka, the crew coach, has additionally examined constructive for the virus.
“Each had been discovered to be constructive throughout a routine PCR check carried out among the many squad and the assist workers, who’re at present remaining in a Bio-Safe Bubble forward of the crew’s departure to Australia,” Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) mentioned in a press release.
“Each of them are at present present process COVID-19 protocols and can rejoin the squad on February 10, upon completion of the protocols.”
The Sri Lankan crew will go away for Australia on February 3.
After that, the islanders are because of be in India for a two-match Check and three-match T20I sequence beginning February 25 with the five-day video games.