New Delhi: Sri Lanka cricket has allowed its team to practice in the wake of the upcoming ODI series against India. The team players will start practice from today (Monday). Sri Lanka will practice at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The team has been allowed to train by Arjun de Silva, chairman and former captain of the Medical Advisory Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket. Senior players Kusal Perera, Dushmanta Chameera and Dhananjay a de Silva underwent corona tests, which were reported negative.
Talking to a Sri Lankan newspaper, Board Secretary Mohan di Silva said that the team players had already started training in the gym at the Simon Hotel. Team R Premadasa will now practice at the ground. The Sri Lankan cricket team will not be trained by the coach and support staff yet as they are currently in quarantine. The Board is taking extra precautions in view of corona infection. Because after returning from the tour of England, some members, including team coach Grant Flower, had a positive corona report.
According to the Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary, the team will not practice with the coach as team member and batting coach Grant Flower was found corona positive after returning from England. The coaches and support staff will join the team on July 14, until the team players practice on their own. But in the meantime, the support staff will tell what the team has to do.