Sri Lanka quick Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the team’s tour of the West Indies, the country’s cricket board (SLC) has announced.

Kumar, 24, is likely to miss the limited-overs leg of the tour, which begins on March 3.

“Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19,” the SLC said in a statement.

“Immediately upon identification, Lahiru Kumara has been directed to follow the Government’s health protocol. Sri Lanka cricket will continue with normal operations, adhering to the stipulated health protocols.”

Sri Lanka are due to play three Twenty20 and three one-day internationals plus two Tests, all behind closed doors, in Antigua.

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