Coronavirus outbreak: Australian fast bowler Kane Richardson quarantined after sore throat
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Updated: March 13, 2020 10:47:41 am


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Australian fast bowler Kane Richardson has been examined for coronavirus after arriving residence from South Africa with a sore throat. The right-arm pacer has withdrawn from Australia’s match towards New Zealand on Friday. He has been changed by Sean Abbott and Richardson has been quarantined.

According to a Fox information report, the 29-year-old knowledgeable staff medical doctors on Thursday night time of his sore throat, which is gentle. He was unlikely to play towards the Kiwis on Friday anyway and if the check outcomes come again unfavorable, may nonetheless function later within the collection.

“Our medical staff are treating this a typical throat infection but we are following Australian Government protocols that require us to keep Kane away from other members of the squad and perform the appropriate tests given he has returned from international travel in the last 14 days,” a Cricket Australia spokesperson stated.

“Once we receive the results of the tests and Kane recovers in the next few days we expect he will re-join the team. We will not be making further comment until something changes.” The ODI might be performed in entrance of an empty stadium after Cricket Australia determined to take a cautious strategy.

Richardson was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the IPL 2020 Auctions. Australia tackle New Zealand for a three-match ODI collection beginning right here on Friday. It might be performed with out followers in a bid to manage the coronavirus pandemic that has rocked world sport.

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