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3 in Sri Lanka contingent test positive for COVID-19 before the first ODI against Bangladesh: Report

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3 in Sri Lanka contingent test positive for COVID-19 before the first ODI against Bangladesh: Report

Three members of the Sri Lankan contingent tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the ODI opened against Bangladesh here on Sunday, according to a report.

Sri Lanka must play three ODIs against hosts Bangladesh, starting on Friday. The second and third games are scheduled for May 25 and 28.

“Two players and a coach from the Sri Lankan contingent have tested positive for Covid-19 before the first ODI against Bangladesh in Dhaka,” ESPNcricinfo reported.

The website also said that the Bangladeshi Cricket Board ruled out the possibility of the match being suspended.

According to some other reports, Chaminda Vaas is the bowling coach, while the two infected players are Isuru Udana and Shiran Fernando.

The three-match ODI series is part of the Super League of the World Cup.

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