7 players fail fitness test ahead of SLC Invitational T20 tournament

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Sri Lanka Cricket has revealed the names of the seven players who failed to pass a fitness test ahead of the SLC Invitational T20 tournament and were left behind in Colombo when the four participating teams left for Kandy to prepare for the tournament which will take place at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium from 12-24 August.

The seven players are: Sandun Weerakkody, Jehan Daniel, Sangeeth Cooray, Koshan Jayawickrama, Lahiru Gamage, Ashan Randika and Lasith Embuldeniya.

No replacements will be made to the teams on behalf of the respective players. 

As reported in the Daily FT on Tuesday, the three players who were tested COVID-19 positive and did not make the trip to Kandy - Sachindu Colombage, Nimesh Vimukthi and Mohammed Shiraz – are currently undergoing due medical protocols.