Glenn Maxwell tests positive for Covid-19

The Big Bash League (BBL) franchise, Melbourne Stars confirmed that their skipper Glenn Maxwell has tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. Maxwell is now waiting for his PCR results.

“Maxwell returned a positive rapid antigen test after the game against the Melbourne Renegades and has since undertaken a PCR test and is currently isolating,” stated in an official statement.

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The Australian all-rounder added one more to the tally of COVID-19 infections, making it a total of 13 Melbourne Stars players who tested positive for the deadly virus. A number of Brisbane Heat players had also tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday forcing BBL to alter the schedule of three matches in the last moments.

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Amidst all the gloom of the spreading virus, the good news for the Melbourne Stars though is that around 10 players – including Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter-Nile – will complete their seven-day isolation period, for having got COVID-19, in the next couple of days and will be available for Stars’ next fixture – against Adelaide Strikers on Friday.

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By Abhishek Pandey

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