Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka remains isolated and will miss the T20 series against India. After being rule out of the T20I series against India due to COVID-19 infection. Sri Lanka’s star leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga’s isolation in Melbourne has extend after he tested positive for the virus again.
Sri Lanka’s star leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga’s isolation in Melbourne has extend. After he tested positive for COVID-19 again. He was rule out of the T20I series against India after being infected with the virus. Sri Lanka and India will play a three-match T20 series, beginning with the first match here on Thursday. “Wanindu Hasaranga, who was isolate after contracting COVID-19. Once again returned a positive result when a Rapid Antigen Test .(RAT) was perform on the player yesterday (22nd February),” Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. The result was also confirm by an RTPCR test.
Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka remains isolated
Hasaranga tested positive during a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on February 15. While the Sri Lankan team was competing in a five-match T20 series in Australia.
The player was transferred from Canberra to Melbourne and will be kept in isolation. Until he returns a negative PCR test result.
The leg-spinner was selected by Royal Challengers Bangalore at the IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru last week for Rs 10.75 crore.
When India went to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs series last July, the 24-year-old made an impression, particularly with the ball, with a three-for in the second ODI and seven wickets – including a 4 for 9 – to top the bowling charts in the three T20Is.
Hasaranga finished that series ranked second among T20I bowlers in the ICC rankings.