New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson tests negative for coronavirus

Two remaining matches of the Australia and New Zealand ODI series between the two teams have now been postponed until further notice.

Published: 14th March 2020 05:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2020 05:31 PM   |  A+A-

Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson. (Photo | AP)


NEW DELHI: New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson, who was put under 24-hour isolation after reporting a sore throat, has been tested negative for the coronavirus.

The 28-year-old cricketer will fly to New Zealand on Sunday.

The first game between Australia and New Zealand at Sydney was played behind closed doors as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Ferguson bagged two wickets in the match.

The remaining matches of the ODI series between the two teams have now been postponed until further notice.

Australia won the first ODI against New Zealand by 71 runs on Friday. The second and third ODI were scheduled to be played on March 15 and March 20, respectively. 


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