England’s star all-rounder Moeen Ali tested positive for covid-19 upon his arrival at the Hambantota airport in Sri Lanka, England Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19.
ECB said in an official statement that,
“Following PCR tests administered on arrival at the airport in Hambantota on Sunday 3rd January, The England and Wales Cricket Board can confirm that Moeen Ali has tested positive for Covid-19.”
Official Statement: Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19
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Moeen will now observe a 10-day self-isolation period, in accordance with the Sri Lankan Government’s quarantine protocols.
Along with Moeen Ali fast bowler, Chris Woakes has also been asked to self-isolate after being understood to have been a possible contact.
The two teams will face each other on January 14 at the Galle stadium without any audience.