SL vs ZIM: Avishka Fernando likely to miss ODI series after testing positive for COVID-19;

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SL vs ZIM: Avishka Fernando likely to miss ODI series after testing positive for COVID-19 –

The ODIs against Zimbabwe will begin on January 16.

After testing positive for COVID-19, Sri Lankan batsman Avishka Fernando is likely to miss the ODI series against Zimbabwe.

According to reports, Sri Lanka’s likely squad was set to enter the bio-secure bubble on Sunday, but Fernando, who received his positive test before the bubble was established, will not be joining the rest of the team.

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, and Danushka Gunathilaka, who were previously banned, may be able to fill the vacuum left by Fernando’s absence.

Fernando had been in terrific form recently, scoring 100 off 64 and 63 off 41 in the Lankan Premier League’s last two matches.

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SCHEDULE:

Date & time Detail
Jan-2022
Sun 16 D/N
14:00 local | 08:30 GMT
1st ODI – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
Tue 18 D/N
14:00 local | 08:30 GMT
2nd ODI – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
Tue 18 D/N
14:00 local | 08:30 GMT
3rd ODI – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy


SL vs ZIM: Avishka Fernando likely to miss ODI series after testing positive for COVID-19

Zimbabwe cricket team will tour to Sri Lanka in January 2022 for three One Day International matches.

The series will be part of inaugurate 2020-23 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

Squad

Zimbabwe: Craig Ervine (Captain), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva (Wicket Keeper), Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Wessley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Sean Williams, Clive Madande (Wicket Keeper).

(With ANI Inputs)

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