Lahiru Kumara was named for Sri Lanka’s white-ball leg of their West Indies tour.© Instagram
Sri Lanka bowler Lahiru Kumara, picked up for the white ball squad, has examined optimistic for coronavirus forward of the one-month-long tour of the West Indies. Kumara, who was detected optimistic for coronavirus through the PCR Checks carried out on Sunday, has been directed to observe the Sri Lanka authorities’s well being protocol laid out for COVID-19. “Following PCR Checks carried out on the squad nominated to participate within the ‘White Ball’ phase of the Tour of West Indies, Lahiru Kumara has examined Optimistic for Covid-19,” the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stated in an official assertion.
“Sri Lanka Cricket will proceed with regular operations, adhering to the stipulated Well being Protocols,” it added.
The Sri Lankan staff will go away for the Caribbean on February 23. In the course of the tour, Sri Lanka will play three T20Is, three ODIs, and two Check matches, beneath a bio-secure setting in Antigua from March 3 to April 2.
Final week, Sri Lanka appointed former pacer Chaminda Vaas because the nationwide staff’s quick bowling coach for the West Indies tour.
“Vaas at present serves as ‘Quick Bowling Coach’ on the Excessive-Efficiency Middle of the SLC, working with Rising and Nationwide Workforce Gamers,” SLC stated in an announcement.
Throughout his illustrious profession for Sri Lanka, Vaas took 355 Check wickets from 111 matches and 400 ODI wickets from 322 video games.
In the meantime, the red-ball phase between Sri Lanka and West Indies will begin on March 21, with the second Check scheduled to begin on March 29.
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