Feb 03, 2022

Chamika also tests Covid-19 positive

All-rounder Chamika Karunaratne, who was part of the Sri Lanka squad for the upcoming tour of Australia, has also been infected with the Covid-19 virus.

The Sri Lankan cricket team has left for Australia to participate in the five-match T20 series. They left for Australia this morning.

The T20 tournament is scheduled to start on the 11th of this month. Danushka Gunetileke, who was suspended, will join the tour.

Fast bowler Nuwan Thushara, acting coach Rumesh Ratnayake and team trainee - Dilshan Fonseka were also ruled out of the tour of Australia due to Covid-19 infection.

However, Rumesh Ratnayake is due to join the team in the future and it is learned that Nuwan Thushara is also hoping to complete his quarantine period and join the team.