IPL 2020

India Cricket

IPL 2020

India Cricket


Covid-19 retests England

After all RT-PCR tests of England cricket team from Tuesday returned negative, except for Moeen Ali, the team will commence 'regulated' training from Wednesday afternoon. All-rounder Chris Woakes, close contact to Moeen Ali, tested negative as well, but will continue to isolate himself in his room. On Thursday, the support staff and the team members will undergo a 3rd Covid-19 test.

Earlier, on arrival in Sri Lanka, Moeen Ali had tested positive for Covid-19. On 3rd January, England's touring party arrived in Sri Lanka before its two-Test series and was tested upon arrival. In compliance with the Sri Lankan government's quarantine rules, Moeen Ali is currently undergoing a 10 days self-isolation period. On 10th January, the England team, which is currently stationed in Hambantota, will head to Galle before the 1st Test.

Both of England's Tests will all take place in Galle. The Sri Lanka’ series will be followed by 4 Tests in India in February and March.

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