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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Praveen Jayawickrama Tests Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Second Test | Cricket News

Left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama was not picked for the opening Test match vs Australia.© Twitter

Sri Lanka spinner Praveen Jayawickrama has examined constructive for Covid-19 forward of the second Test in opposition to Australia, the island nation’s cricket board mentioned Monday. Jayawickrama, a left-arm spinner who was not picked for the opening match which the hosts misplaced inside three days in Galle, is the second Sri Lankan participant after Angelo Mathews to get the virus. “The player was found to be Covid positive when he was tested (Rapid Antigen Test) this morning, as he complained of feeling unwell,” Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned in an announcement.

“Jayawickrama was immediately isolated from the rest of the team members and now will remain in room isolation for five days.”

Mathews was dominated out on the third morning of the primary Test and the crew quickly went right down to Australia with touring spinner Nathan Lyon bagging 9 wickets within the match.

The remainder of the Sri Lankan crew members have returned unfavourable outcomes with the hosts trying to degree the collection within the remaining match beginning Friday.

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