Eng vs WI: England's Sam Curran undergoes Covid-19 test after feeling sick

Sam Curran (L). The warm-up match is a part of England's preparation for the three-match Test series against the West Indies beginning here on July 8. Photo: AP | PTI

England all-rounder Sam Curran has been tested for coronavirus after falling sick as country's cricket board announced that he will not compete in the remainder of the intra-squad warm-up match.

Curran gave his sample on Thursday and is currently self-isolating in his hotel room at the Ageas Bowl.

"England all-rounder Sam Curran has had sickness and diarrhoea overnight. He is feeling better this afternoon, and has been self-isolating in his room at the Ageas Bowl. He will play no further part in the practice match," the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Thursday.

 

"He has been monitored by the team doctor throughout and was tested for Covid-19 earlier today," the statement said, without mentioning when the result will be available.

Curran had scored 15 not out on the first day of England's intra-squad warm-up match.

The warm-up match is a part of England's preparation for the three-match Test series against the West Indies beginning here on July 8.

The Test series will mark the resumption of international cricket after the coronavirus-forced hiatus.



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