Glenn Maxwell Tests Positive for Covid-19
CRICDOT DESK : Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell tested positive for Covid19 on Wednesday. The Melbourne Stars Big Bash League franchise has issued an official statement to confirm development. Skipper returned a positive rapid antigen test on Wednesday and is currently awaiting his RTPCR results.
“Maxwell returned a positive rapid antigen test after the match against the Melbourne rebels, has since performed a PCR test and is currently in quarantine,” the official Stars statement said.
“Melbourne Stars will provide updates as soon as the results of the PCR test are known and at this point ask everyone to respect Glenn’s privacy,” she added.
Glenn Maxwell is the 13th Melbourne Stars player who tested positive for Covid19. He led a team that was worn out in the last two games against Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Renegade.
Meanwhile, some Brisbane Heat players tested positive for the virus after a rapid antigen test on Tuesday. As a result, BBL was forced to change three games at the last minute. With the outbreak of the Melbourne Stars, they turned to club cricket players, overlooked state-signed players, and teamed up with Perth Scorchers (January 2nd) and Renegade (January 3rd). rice field.
Stars key players, including Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter Nile, were scheduled to return to the club’s next Adelaide Striker on January 7 after completing a seven-day quarantine. .. Hilton Cartwright, a leading star player of 4,444 who managed to avoid getting infected with the virus, said the outbreak affected his state of mind.
“I’ve never felt so vulnerable to the virus throughout my life, and I wasn’t even aware of how it affected my state of mind,” Cartwright said at cricket.com. Reportedly said by .au.
“I made a break, and it’s at the top of my day-to-day work. I and my wife were basically trapped in our room, but if someone was trapped there. I don’t know if I can reach the elevator in case (COVID19).
“Because I’m always in my head, I have to get out and run one of the world’s largest pressure platforms,” he said.