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Coronavirus Australia” Shane Warne tests positive for Covid-19 while coaching in London

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne tests positive to Covid-19 and is forced to self-isolate after feeling sick while coaching in London

  • Shane Warne was not present at Lord’s for London Spirit’s latest Hundred match
  • The Australia legend reported feeling unwell and tested positive for Covid-19
  • One other staff member has tested positive – but no players have been affected 

Australian spin bowling legend Shane Warne has tested positive Covid-19 while coaching in the UK.

The London Spirit head coach reported feeling unwell and subsequently returned a positive lateral flow test, with the result of a PCR test due imminently.  

He is currently self-isolating, along with another London Spirit coaching colleague who also tested positive.

Shane Warne is self-isolating following a positive Covid-19 test having reported feeling unwell

No players have been tested positive or been identified as close contacts. 

‘Shane will isolate from the squad and support staff whilst he awaits PCR results,’ Spirit said.

Warne missed his side’s loss against Southern Brave in the English cricket limited-overs competition The Hundred played at Lord’s on Sunday

London Spirit are yet to register a win in in the inaugural competition.