Lockie Ferguson complains of sore throat, kept in isolation

After complaining a sore throat on Friday, Lockie Ferguson has been kept in isolation for the next 24 hours. Ferguson becomes the second cricketer to be placed under isolation after Australian cricketer Kane Richardson.

Ferguson in isolation

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At the end of the first ODI against Australia, Lockie Ferguson, the New Zealand pacer complained of a sore throat. He was immediately put under isolation to adhere to health protocols. A spokesperson of the New Zealand Cricket said, “In accordance with recommended health protocols, Lockie Ferguson has been placed in isolation at the team hotel for the next 24hrs after reporting a sore throat at the end of the first ODI.”

The source further added that after receiving Ferguson’s test results a call on his return to the team will be taken. “Once the Test results are received and diagnosed, his return to the team can be determined.”

Fans are not allowed in this ongoing the three-game series in Sydney and Hobart according to the government instructions. This is part of precautionary measures the authorities are being taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus across the world. The second match is scheduled for Sunday.

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Richardson tested too

On Thursday Kane Richardson had complained of the same and tested for coronavirus. Richardson had to miss the first match against New Zealand in Sydney for the same reason. He had kept in his hotel room till the time the reports arrived. Sean Abbott had been named his cover for the first ODI. Fortunately, the reports were fine and the Aussie cricketer was cleared of coronavirus.

According to cricket.com.au, “Kane Richardson has been cleared of contracting coronavirus after he returned a negative result to COVID-19 testing today. He received the all-clear about 8pm AEDT and was released from his hotel room quarantine to travel to the SCG for the opening Gillette ODI against New Zealand.”

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After complaining a sore throat on Friday, Lockie Ferguson has been kept in isolation for the next 24 hours. Ferguson becomes the second cricketer to be placed under isolation after Australian cricketer Kane Richardson.

Ferguson in isolation

At the end of the first ODI against Australia, Lockie Ferguson, the New Zealand pacer complained of a sore throat. He was immediately put under isolation to adhere to health protocols. A spokesperson of the New Zealand Cricket said, "In accordance with recommended health protocols, Lockie Ferguson has been placed in isolation at the team hotel for the next 24hrs after reporting a sore throat at the end of the first ODI." The source further added that after receiving Ferguson’s test results a call on his return to the team will be taken. "Once the Test results are received and diagnosed, his return to the team can be determined." Fans are not allowed in this ongoing the three-game series in Sydney and Hobart according to the government instructions. This is part of precautionary measures the authorities are being taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus across the world. The second match is scheduled for Sunday.

Richardson tested too

On Thursday Kane Richardson had complained of the same and tested for coronavirus. Richardson had to miss the first match against New Zealand in Sydney for the same reason. He had kept in his hotel room till the time the reports arrived. Sean Abbott had been named his cover for the first ODI. Fortunately, the reports were fine and the Aussie cricketer was cleared of coronavirus. According to cricket.com.au, "Kane Richardson has been cleared of contracting coronavirus after he returned a negative result to COVID-19 testing today. He received the all-clear about 8pm AEDT and was released from his hotel room quarantine to travel to the SCG for the opening Gillette ODI against New Zealand." Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram