Two more Indian cricketers test positive for Covid in Colombo

July 30, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Two more Indian cricketers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.

Sources from the Sri Lanka Medical Authority told NewsWire that India’s Krishnappa Gowtham and Yuzvendra Chahal have tested positive during the latest tests conducted by health authorities.

These two players were among the 9 players who were isolated after India all-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive.

Krunal Pandya tested positive ahead of the second Twenty-20 International against Sri Lanka, after which the match was postponed to Wednesday (28).

Nine more players who were identified as his close associates were later isolated as a precautionary measure. 

Meanwhile, according to sources, apart from the infected players, the cricketers from the Indian team who have tested negative will leave Sri Lanka soon. (NewsWire)