Avishka Fernando tests Covid-19 positive before Sri Lanka’s ODIs against Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka’s very likely squad were assumed to participate in the bio-secure bubble on Sunday, but Fernando – whose good test got here before the bubble was formed – will not participate in the rest of the team.
Depending On to Sri Lanka Cricket’s medical staff, Fernando has gotten 3 vaccinations. The booster dose, nevertheless, was actually administered a lot less than pair of full weeks ago.
Only Fernando has returned a favorable test thus far.Fernando’s absence is a significant impact to Sri Lanka’s leading order, however the early gain of the recently banned trio-Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, and also Danushka Gunathilaka – might help soothe the reduction.
Sri Lanka’s squad for the ODIs has certainly not been officially called, but at minimum 2 of those three batters are anticipated to become in it.
Fernando had resided in great form, however, having actually hit one hundred off 64, and also 63 off 41 in the final pair of suits of the Lankan Premier League.The ODIs versus Zimbabwe are readied to begin on January 16.
All 3 matches will definitely be actually played in Pallekele, with the 2nd and also 3rd activities on January 18 and January 21.
Sri Lanka presently are 6th on the Super League directs table after 15 activities. However, they have lost ten of those games.Published at Sat, 08 Jan 2022 16:33:58 -0600
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