England tour to Sri Lanka: Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Sri Lanka
Xtra Time Web Desk: England spinner Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19 following PCR tests administered on arrival at the airport in Hambantota on Sunday, confirmed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Ali will now observe a period of 10-days self-isolation, in accordance with the Sri Lanka Government’s protocol on quarantine.
Fast bowler Chris Woakes has also been deemed as a possible close contact, and he will observe a period of self-isolation and further testing.
The touring party will be PCR tested for a second time on Tuesday morning. Joe Root and his team will train for the first time on Wednesday.