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Another Member from Sri Lanka Team gets COVID positive ahead India Series


The India vs Sri Lanka ODI series was good to go to initiate on July 13 with three T20Is to follow up. Nonetheless, when the Lanka group returned in the wake of carrying out their specialty in England, COVID-19 ruin began breaking in their camp.

In the most recent development, a player from a gathering of senior cricketers who were preparing in an alternate arrangement has tried positive.

According to the SLC source, batsman Sandun Weerakkodi has tried for COVID-19 and he was with 15 senior players of Lanka who were preparing in Colombo.

He alongside Bhanuka Rajapaksa and a bunch of different cricketers were sent for training meetings to Dambulla in front of high-profile series against India.

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Presently the whole crew which was at Cinnamon Grand Hotel that incorporates players like Asela Guneratne, Angelo Perera, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will notice isolate.

Another arrangement of cricketers which incorporates 24 players are preparing in a different air pocket and they are accepted to be totally protected as revealed by SLC.

A similar crew was being ready as a substitute crew to utilise exchange against India as the two staff individuals from the SL group have effectively tried positive.

SL’s batting mentor Grant Flower and execution investigator have tested positive. In similar arrangement of occasions, the SLC secretary opened up on handling a substitute side against the Indian group if more cases spring up in the national side.

The series has effectively been delayed and it’s anything but a thing to perceive how it unfurls effectively.

“In the event that there are more positive cases leading up to the first ODI on 17 July, they were preparing to field an alternate team from the squads that are practicing in Dambulla and in Colombo and are in a bio-bubble,”

“All players of the team have tested negative, but we are mindful of the fact that the team’s batting coach & data analyst tested positive and for that reason, we are likely to reschedule the series,” stated by Mohan de Silva, SLC Secretary during an interactive chat with journalists.



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