Due to COVID-19, Pathum Nissanka will miss the second test against Australia.
So Due to a positive Covid-19 test, Pathum Nissanka of Sri Lanka was removed from the second Test match against Australia before the fourth day on Monday in Galle.
As Due to a positive Covid-19 test, Pathum Nissanka of Sri Lanka was removed from the second Test match against Australia before the fourth day on Monday in Galle. Opening batsman Nissanka is the first Sri Lankan athlete to test positive in the last two weeks. “He was discovered to be positive during an Antigen test conducted on the player yesterday morning. After the player’s complaint of feeling unwell,” said a statement from Sri Lanka Cricket.
Nissanka was promptly isolated in a different hotel and will adhere to Covid-19 measures after being discovered.
On Monday, the play will resume with Oshada Fernando in place of Nissanka. With Sri Lanka starting their first innings with a lead of 67 runs and a score of 431-6.
Sri Lanka experienced a Covid pandemic on the eve of the previous Test.
Angelo Mathews returned to the team for the second Test after testing positive during the first game, which the hosts lost.
Additionally testing positive were Praveen Jayawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, and Asitha Fernando.
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