Mathews tests COVID-19 positive


Angelo Mathews is to be withdrawn from the first Test match of the two-match series against Australia after testing positive for COVID-19.

Mathews tested positive during a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) conducted yesterday (30), an official from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed.

Accordingly, batsman Oshada Fernando is due to take Mathews’s place, as the latter is currently placed in isolation.