Travis Head Tests Positive for Covid Ruled Out of SCG Test
CRICDOT DESK : Australian batter Travis Head tested positive for Covid19 and was isolated. Head. Asymptomatic individuals do not travel to Sydney with the Australian Ash Corps and stay in Melbourne with their partners as part of a seven-day quarantine period.
The head became the first player to test positive for the virus from the Australian or UK roster, endangering the remaining Ashes 202122. This is the day after England head coach Chris Silverwood was forced to isolate himself because one of his family members tested positive for Covid19 and was unable to participate in the Sydney test.
“As part of the testing process, we test the PCR of players, their families, and support staff daily,” a spokesman for Cricket Australia said on Friday.
“Unfortunately, Travis returned a positive Covid 19 result today. Fortunately, he is asymptomatic.” He expects to be able to participate in the fifth Vodafone men’s ash test at Hobart. We support and support the players, their families, and the staff of both teams, “the spokesman added. However, Cricket Australia has hired Mitchell Marsh, Nick Madinson and Josh Inglis as covers in case other players give positive results. According to, the Australian team’s departure from Melbourne to Sydney has been delayed due to the CA recruiting replacements.
Match Referee David Boon will also test positive on Friday and will not participate in the Sydney test starting January 5. He was replaced by Steve Bernard.