England's Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sri Lanka tests

England's Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sri Lanka tests

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving in Sri Lanka and will self-isolate for 10 days, as will fast bowler Chris Woakes who was deemed a possible close contact, England's cricket board said on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: First One Day International - England v Australia - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 11, 2020 England's Moeen Ali reacts after losing his wicket Jon Super/Pool via REUTERS

REUTERS: England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving in Sri Lanka and will self-isolate for 10 days, as will fast bowler Chris Woakes who was deemed a possible close contact, England's cricket board said on Monday.

England are in Sri Lanka for a two-match test series that begins on Jan. 14.

(Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Alison Williams)

Source: Reuters

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