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Sri Lanka Spinner Wanindu Hasaranga Remains In Isolation, Will Miss T20 Series vs India | Cricket News

Wanindu Hasaranga will miss the T20 sequence towards India.© AFP

Ruled out of the T20I sequence towards India after being contaminated with COVID-19, Sri Lanka’s star leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga’s isolation in Melbourne has been prolonged as he returned one other optimistic outcome for the virus. Sri Lanka and India will play in a three-match T20 sequence starting with the opener right here on Thursday. “Wanindu Hasaranga, who was in isolation after contracting COVID-19, has once again returned a positive result when a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) was conducted on the player yesterday (22nd February),” a launch from Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned. An RTPCR take a look at too confirmed the outcome.

Hasaranga was first discovered to be optimistic throughout a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) carried out on February 15 when the Sri Lankan workforce was enjoying in a five-match T20 sequence in Australia.

The participant was transferred to Melbourne from Canberra and can stay in isolation till he returns a destructive PCR take a look at report.

The leg-spinner was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 10.75 crore on the IPL 2022 mega public sale in Bengaluru final week.


The 24-year-old made an impression, particularly with the ball, when India went to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs sequence final July, with a three-for within the second ODI and 7 wickets — together with a 4 for 9 — to prime the bowling charts within the three T20Is.

At the top of that sequence, Hasaranga was positioned second amongst T20I bowlers within the ICC rankings.

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