Sri Lanka vs England – Moeen Ali checks constructive for Covid-19 as England arrive in Sri Lanka

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Ali enters 10-day self-isolation interval and seems sure to overlook first Take a look at

Moeen Ali has examined constructive for Covid-19 on arrival in Sri Lanka.

England’s touring get together landed in Sri Lanka on Sunday, January three forward of their two-Take a look at sequence and have been examined on arrival. Though the ECB initially reported that every one outcomes have been unfavorable, they’ve now revealed that Ali’s was constructive. Whereas the ECB have confirmed the consequence shouldn’t be a false constructive he’s understood to be asymptomatic at this stage

He might be required to endure a 10-day interval of self-isolation, in step with the Sri Lankan authorities’s quarantine protocols. England are presently staying in Hambantota, however are as a consequence of transfer to Galle on January 10 forward of the primary Take a look at. Ali might be pushed to new lodging, a personal resort not in use by the remainder of the crew, in Galle on Tuesday January 5.

An ECB spokesperson mentioned that it was “too early to confirm” whether or not Ali might play within the first Take a look at, which begins on January 14, however along with his self-isolation ending the day earlier than, it seems sure that he’ll miss it. He was England’s joint highest wicket-taker (with Jack Leach) on their earlier Take a look at tour of the nation in 2018.

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