CWI says the legspinner has had no contact with the opposite squad members
West Indies legspinner Hayden Walsh has been discovered Covid-19 optimistic after being examined twice within the final two days in Dhaka. In consequence, he has been ruled out of the ODI series in opposition to Bangladesh and the vacationers have not named a alternative but.
Walsh, who’s asymptomatic, had examined unfavorable upon arrival in Dhaka on January 10. However assessments on Wednesday and Thursday got here out optimistic, and he’s now in self-isolation till he will get two unfavorable outcomes. In response to a CWI assertion, he had no contact with the opposite squad members.
“In accordance with the established medical protocols, Walsh remained remoted from the West Indies squad and is now underneath the care and supervision of the Workforce Doctor, Dr Praimanand Singh,” the CWI assertion learn. “All different members of the West Indies touring squad returned second unfavorable COVID-19 assessments, after present process 4 assessments inside the final 11 days.”
Each the West Indies Take a look at and ODI squads started coaching on Thursday after three days of room isolation on the crew resort in Dhaka. Bangladesh’s 24-member preliminary ODI squad can also be staying on the similar resort.
Walsh, who has performed a mixed 10 ODIs and 17 T20Is for West Indies and United States of America, was the senior spinner within the squad and expected to form a spin-bowling partnership with newcomer Akeal Hosein within the ODI collection.
The 2 West Indies squads will proceed coaching in separate teams from Friday, earlier than the ODI squad travels to BKSP on January 18 to play their solely warm-up sport. The primary two ODIs of the collection are in Dhaka on January 20 and 22, whereas the third ODI is in Chattogram on January 25.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84
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