Zimbabwe’s national cricket team coach Lalchand Rajput (60) has tested positive for Covid-19 and will be missing the first two games of the One-Day International series against Sri Lanka.

He will be kept under observation at a hospital before being taken to a hotel for isolation.

The rest of the Zimbabwe squad has tested negative.

The ODI series between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka will begin on 16 January, followed by matches on 18 and 21 January. Newshawks