Sri Lanka team’s data analyst tests positive for COVID-19, second case after batting coach Grant Flower | Cricket News – Times of India

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan team’s data analyst GT Niroshan has examined positive for COVID-19 forward of the restricted overs sequence towards India, the nation’s cricket board mentioned on Friday, a day after its batting coach Grant Flower contracted the virus.
Niroshan is at the moment being handled as per the medical protocols.
“The Data Analyst of the Sri Lanka National Team, G. T. Niroshan, has examined positive for Covid 19,” Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) mentioned in an announcement.
“He was discovered to be positive, following a PCR Test carried out among the many National Players, Coaches, and Support Staff yesterday, following the identification of Grant Flower as Covid Positive.
“Niroshan is now present process due medical protocols.”
On Thursday, Sri Lanka’s batting coach Flower tested positive for COVID-19, 48 hours after the squad’s arrival from England and less than a week before the home series against India.
Sri Lanka are set to take on India in a six-match white-ball series starting July 13. Flower had been isolated from the rest of the squad which is undergoing hard quarantine on arrival.

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