Sri Lanka cricket team's data analyst tests positive for coronavirus

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(Image: Twitter/@OfficialSLC)
(Image: Twitter/@OfficialSLC)

New Delhi : Sri Lankan cricket team's data analyst GT Niroshan has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the second case after its batting coach Grant Flower contracted the virus recently.

Niroshan has been kept under supervision as per medical protocols.

"The Data Analyst of the Sri Lanka National Team, G.T. Niroshan, has tested positive for Covid 19," Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement.

"He was found to be positive, following a PCR Test carried out among the National Players, Coaches, and Support Staff yesterday, following the identification of Grant Flower as Covid Positive.

"Niroshan is now undergoing due medical protocols."

On Thursday, Sri Lanka’s batting coach Grant Flower had tested positive for coronavirus. This comes at a time when Sri Lanka is set to play against India in a limited over series.

Sri Lanka are set to take on India in a six-match white-ball series starting July 13.