Sri Lanka pacer Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the team’s tour of the West Indies, the country’s cricket board (SLC) said on Monday.
Kumar, 24, is likely to miss the limited-overs leg of the tour, which begins on March 3.
“Following PCR Tests carried out on the squad…Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19. He was detected during PCR Tests carried out yesterday,” the SLC said in a statement.
Following PCR Tests carried out on the squad nominated to take part in the ‘White Ball’ segment of the Tour of West Indies, Lahiru Kumara has tested Positive for Covid-19.
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“Immediately upon identification, Lahiru Kumara has been directed to follow the Government’s health protocol. Sri Lanka cricket will continue with normal operations, adhering to the stipulated…