Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head Ruled out of SCG Test after Covid positive result

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Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head Ruled out of SCG Test after Covid positive result – Australia batter Travis Head has tested positive to Covid-19 in a routine PCR test and will miss the fourth Ashes Test at SCG.

Travis Head is asymptomatic and will remain in Melbourne and isolate with his partner for seven days according to Victorian Government Health requirements.

The remainder of the Australian squad, their families and the support staff have undergone PCR and RAT tests this morning. Both the Australian and England squads will travel separately to Sydney.

“As part of our testing procedures, we are PCR testing players, their families and our support staff daily,” said a Cricket Australia spokesperson.

“Unfortunately, Travis returned a positive Covid-19 result earlier today. Thankfully, he is asymptomatic at this stage” he added.

“We anticipate that he will be available to play in the fifth men’s Ashes Test in Hobart” he added.

Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head Ruled out of SCG Test after Covid positive result

Squads

Australia: Pat Cummins (c), Steve Smith (vc), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.

England: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head Ruled out of SCG Test after Covid positive result

Schedule

First Test: Australia won by nine wickets

Second Test: Australia won by 275 runs

Third Test: Australia won by an innings and 14 runs

Fourth Test: January 5-9, SCG

Fifth Test: January 14-18, Blundstone Arena

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