Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Thushara and Dilshan Fonseka, the team trainer, tested positive for Covid-19 & they currently remain in a bio-bubble ahead of the team’s departure to Australia. They will rejoin SL squad on 10 February
The official statement issued by the Sri Lanka Cricket in this regard as follows,
NuwanThushara, who was included in the 20 member Sri Lanka Squad to tour Australia, has tested positive for Covid-19. Dilshan Fonseka, the team trainer, was also tested positive for Covid-19.
Both were found to be positive during a routine PCR test conducted among the squad and the support staff, who are currently remaining in a Bio-Secure Bubble ahead of the team’s departure to Australia.
Both of them are currently undergoing covid-19 protocols and will rejoin the squad on the 10th of February, upon completion of the protocols.
Sri Lanka Team will leave for Australia on the 3rd February 2022.