Uncapped Sri Lankan pacer Nuwan Thushara has examined optimistic for COVID-19 forward of the workforce’s departure for the Australia tour. The five-match collection between Sri Lanka and Australia will probably be performed from February 11-20 will probably be staged throughout three venues, the Sydney Cricket Floor, Manuka Oval, and Melbourne Cricket Floor. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) knowledgeable that together with Thushara Dilshan Fonseka, the workforce coach has additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19. “Nuwan Thushara, who was included within the 20 member Sri Lanka Squad to tour Australia, has examined optimistic for Covid-19. Dilshan Fonseka, the workforce coach, was additionally examined optimistic for Covid-19,” SLC mentioned in a press release
“Each have been discovered to be optimistic throughout a routine PCR take a look at carried out among the many squad and the help employees, who’re at the moment remaining in a Bio-Safe Bubble forward of the workforce’s departure to Australia,” it added.
Each of them are at the moment present process COVID-19 protocols and can rejoin the squad on February 10, upon completion of the protocols.
The Sri Lanka workforce will depart for Australia on Thursday.
Sri Lanka squad:Dasun Shanaka (c), Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Chamika Karunaratne, Janith Liyanage, Kamil Mishara, Ramesh Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara, Dusmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Shiran Fernando (topic to ministerial approval).
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