Shri Lankan team Covid Postive
Published - Aug 26, 2023

Sri Lankan cricket team hit by Covid-19 as two players test positive ahead of Asia Cup 2023

Cricket fans are at an all-time high with less than a week till the Asia Cup 2023 as they expect thrilling matches between six Asian countries. The teams taking part in the event are also working nonstop on their preparations. The Sri Lankan team, meanwhile, has experienced a significant setback in its preparation for the eagerly anticipated competition after two of their star players tested positive for Covid-19.Sri Lanka, which has won six Asia Cup titles and is currently defending its crown, is the second-most successful team in the history of the competition. However, the Covid concern in the Islanders' camp prior to the 2023 Asia Cup has heightened anxiety for the group.Kusal Perera and Avishka Fernando are the two Sri Lankan athletes that tested positive for Covid-19. Both batters are being watched right now, and their participation in the continental tournament will depend on how well they recoperate.The Covid-19 storm has struck the Sri Lankan camp just as they are being besieged by various injuries. The team has not yet revealed their Asia Cup 2023 roster, and it will be extremely difficult to put together a strong lineup for the competition.