Sri Lankan fast bowler Lahiru Kumara tests positive for Covid-19

Abhishek Singh

Abhishek Singh

Author| Feb 22, 8:23 AM

Courtesy- Twitter
Courtesy- Twitter

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lahirus Kumara has tested positive for Covid-19. The Sri Lanka Cricket shared this news in a press release, updating about the team development ahead of the Lankan Tigers’ tour of West Indies. 

"He was detected during PCR Tests carried out yesterday. (21st February),"the SLC release stated. "Immediately upon identification, Lahiru Kumara has been directed to follow the Government's health protocol laid out on Covid-19. Sri Lanka Cricket will continue with normal operations, adhering to the stipulated Health Protocols," it added. 

Sri Lanka’s tour of the Windies, where they will play three T20Is and three ODIs will begin from March 3 to 14 and two Tests beginning 21st March. With Tests beginning late, Kumara, 24, is likely to be part of only the longer format series. Kumara had also got injured during Sri Lanka’s last tour of South Africa.

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