SL coaches, support staffs to remain in isolation till Wednesday

Although the Sri Lanka cricketers have come out of the mandatory isolation after testing negative for Covid-19, the coaches and support staffs will reportedly remain in isolation till Wednesday.

A report in ESPNCricinfo has said that the Sri Lanka players may begin training from Tuesday for the upcoming limited-overs series against India, which was earlier rescheduled.

The start of the series was postponed with after Sri Lanka batting coach Grant Flower and team analyst GT Niroshan had tested positive for the virus.

The series, which was earlier slated to begin from July 13, will now begin from July 18.

The three ODIs will now be played on July 18, 20, and 23 and the three T20Is will be held on July 25, 27, and 29.

All the games will be staged the RPICS, Colombo.

While the home side is likely to practise at the Khettarama stadium, the Shikhar Dhawan-led India will train at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the report said.

News Desk

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