SL Captain Thirimanne, Coach Arthur Test Positive For Covid-19
Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur and batsman Lahiru Thirimanne have tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the Sri Lanka cricket board to mull over postponing their tour of West Indies currently slated to begin from February 20.
The Sri Lanka cricketers had commenced practice on January 28 with the 36-member group of players divided into three groups to train at different time periods as a precautionary health measure.
Immediately upon testing positive for the coronavirus, both Arthur and Thirimanne were directed to follow the Sri Lankan government's health protocol on Covid-19.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had conducted RT-PCR tests on February 2 on the 36-member squad, along with the coaching staff, net bowlers, and others.