Sri Lanka Cricket in a Media release stated that Kusal Mendis, who is with the touring Sri Lanka National Team in Australia, has tested positive for Covid-19.
Mendis was found to be positive during a routine Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), conducted on Monday, 07th February.
The result of the RAT was confirmed following a PCR test, which was conducted on the same day.
Mendis is currently undergoing Covid-19 protocols and placed in isolation since Monday.
The T20I series with Sri Lanka and Australia will commence on the 11th February 2022 at the SCG.