Two cricketers test positive for COVID

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Sri Lanka Cricket said yesterday Binura Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne, two players who were part of a 22-member pool engaged in training for the upcoming Sri Lanka Tour of West Indies to take part in a white-ball series, have tested positive for COVID-19.

“The two players were found to be positive, following a PCR test carried out on 20 January. Immediately upon identification, they have been directed to follow the Government’s health protocol laid out on COVID-19,” SLC said.

“The squad which commenced training on 18 January at the SSC Grounds, underwent a PCR test on the 20th, whilst the rest of the players will once again undergo a PCR Test on 26 January, as part of a routine testing process,” SLC added.


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