Feb 08, 2022

Kusal Mendis tests Covid-19 positive

Kusal Mendis, who is in Australia for the upcoming cricket tour, has contracted Covid-19, reports say.

Accordingly, Mendis will miss the first match of the tour, which starts on Feb. 11.

Speaking at a pre-match press conference, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has said Dinesh Chandimal would be the wicket-keeper in the match.

Meanwhile, Chamika Karunaratne, who was unable to travel to Australia with the Sri Lankan team due to a COVID-19 infection prior to the tour, has recovered and is currently with the Sri Lankan team.