Thirimanne beats COVID, passes fitness test

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 26 2021
Sports Thirimanne beats COVID, passes fitness test

Lahiru Thirimanne who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, and Dhananjaya de Silva, successfully completed the 2KM fitness test yesterday at the Sugathadasa Stadium, and now both will be available for selection for the upcoming Test tour of West Indies.

Players are expected to cover the 2 kilometre distance within 8 minutes and 35 seconds. Thirimanne had clocked 8 minutes 21 seconds, while de Silva had clocked 8 minutes 2 seconds. 

Earlier this month, Thirimanne tested positive for COVID-19 and could not take part in the initial test, while de Silva was under rehabilitation for the injury suffered during the tour of South Africa.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 26 2021

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