The England cricket team will begin ‘controlled’ training from Wednesday afternoon after all RT-PCR tests from Tuesday returned negative, except for Moeen Ali. All-rounder Chris Woakes, close contact of Moeen, also tested negative but will continue to isolate in his room. The team members and the support staff will undergo a third Covid-19 test on Thursday.

England’s tour of Sri Lanka: Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19, to be in isolation


Earlier, Moeen had tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Sri Lanka. England’s touring party landed in Sri Lanka on Sunday, January 3 ahead of its two-Test series and were tested on arrival. Moeen is currently undergoing 10-day period of self-isolation, in accordance with the Sri Lankan government’s quarantine rules. The England team, which is currently stationed in Hambantota, will travel to Galle on January 10 ahead of the first…

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