1st T20I : R Premadasa stadium press box closed after Covid scare

July 25, 2021 at 9:30 PM

The ‘Press Box’ at the RPICS was closed for operations during the 1st T20i between Sri
Lanka and India, following an SLC employee working in the ‘Press Box’ was found to be Covid ‘Positive.’

He was found to be positive during an Antigen Test carried out at the RPICS, Colombo
this evening, a few hours, before the commencement of the game.

Upon identification, Sri Lanka Cricket decided to close the ‘Press Box’ operations
during the 1st T20i game, as per the directions given by the Ministry of Health.

The ‘Press Box’ is scheduled to resume operations from the 2nd T20i, of the India Tour
of Sri Lanka, upon health clearance.

The SLC employee who tested positive is currently undergoing medical protocols
pertaining to Covid 19. (SLC)