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SL bowler Lahiru Kumara tests Covid-19 positive



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Sri Lanka bowler Lahiru Kumara, picked up for the white ball squad, has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the one-month-long tour of the West Indies.

Kumara, who was detected positive for coronavirus during the PCR Tests carried out on Sunday, has been directed to follow the Sri Lanka government's health protocol laid out for Covid-19.

"Following PCR Tests carried out on the squad nominated to take part in the 'White Ball' segment of the Tour of West Indies, Lahiru Kumara has tested Positive for Covid-19. Sri Lanka Cricket will continue with normal operations, adhering to the stipulated Health Protocols " Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in an official statement.

The Sri Lankan team will leave for the Caribbean on February 23. During the tour, Sri Lanka will play three T20Is, three ODIs, and two Test matches, under a bio-secure environment in Antigua from March 3 to April 2.