Former Chennai Super Kings and England all-rounder David Willey has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 30-year-old Yorkshire player confirmed his health status on Social media.
“Thank you for all the kind messages. My wife and I received positive Covid test results,” Willey tweeted. “Gutted to be missing the remaining (group) games of the domestic T20 league Vitality Blast.
“Even more devastated that having been in contact with the other three lads Sat morning (before we had symptoms) means they’re at risk and unavailable too,” he wrote.
Yorkshire has confirmed that their four playersWilley, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Josh Poysden and Matthew Fisher would miss the remaining Vitality Blast group games.
“YCCC can confirm that Matthew Fisher, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Josh Poysden and David Willey will be unavailable for the remaining Vitality Blast group matches after a positive COVID test was received,” the County Cricket club stated in a Tweeted message.
The four players will self-isolate for 14 days.
Willey, who played for the CSK in 2018, has represented England in 49 ODIs and 28 T20Is. He had pulled out of the IPL last year due to family reasons.