Shane Warne To Sit Out After Testing Positive for COVID-19

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02nd Aug, 2021. 11:58 am
Shane Warne To Sit Out After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Former Australian leg-break bowler Shane Warne had to sit out a match in the English Hundred tournament on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19.

Warne, 51, is the head coach of the London Spirit franchise, which was playing the Southern Brave at Lord’s.

London Spirit men’s head coach Warne will be absent from today’s match against Southern Brave at Lord’s,” said a statement.

“After feeling unwell this morning, Shane returned a positive lateral flow test and will isolate from the squad and support staff whilst he awaits PCR results.

“A second member of the team management is self-isolating after also returning a positive test. No players have been impacted.”

Leg-break legend Warne claimed 708 wickets in his Test career which ended in 2007.

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