England’s David Willey tests positive for COVID-19


Karachi: England all-rounder David Willey has tested positive for COVID-19 the player announced on social media on Thursday.

The 30-year-old Willey last played for England in the ODI series against Ireland last month. He was dropped from the squad of T20I and ODIs against Australia.

“Thank you for all the kind messages. My wife and I received positive COVID test results,” Willey tweeted.

He further added that he is gutted to be missing the remaining (group) games of the domestic T20 league Vitality Blast.

“Even more devastated that having been in contact with the other three lads Sat morning (before we had symptoms) means they’re at risk and unavailable too,” he added.

Yorkshire announced that Willey, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Josh Poysden and Matthew Fisher would miss their remaining Vitality Blast group games.

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