Jul 05, 2022

Praveen Jayawickrama tests positive

Sri Lankan cricketer Praveen Jayawickrama has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been isolated immediately for five days, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said.

However, the rest of the national team members have tested negative for the virus, according to the SLC statement.

Jayawickrama was one of the spinners named in the 18-member Sri Lanka squad for the Test series against Australia.

Another Sri Lankan cricketer, Angelo Mathews, was recently ruled out of the first Test against Australia in Galle following a mid-game positive COVID-19 case.