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Shane Warne Tests Positive To COVID-19 In London, Misses Cricket Competition

Shane Warne has missed London Spirit's clash with Southern Brave in the new English cricket limited-overs competition The Hundred after he was one of two members of the team's coaching staff to test positive for COVID-19.

The former Australia spinner is the head coach of the men's team for the Lord's-based franchise but he was forced to sit out Sunday's match after feeling unwell.

A club statement read: "London Spirit men's head coach Shane Warne will be absent from today's match against Southern Brave at Lord's.

"After feeling unwell this morning, Shane returned a positive lateral flow test and will isolate from the squad and support staff whilst he awaits PCR results.

"A second member of the team management is self-isolating after also returning a positive test. No players have been impacted."

AAP