Australia cricketer Glenn Maxwell has tested positive for COVID19. Maxwell’s rapid antigen test returned positive on Wednesday and now, he is waiting for his RT-PCR Test result.
This makes him the 13th player from Melbourne Stars to return positive. Earlier this week, Maxwell led a depleted Stars line-up in a couple of matches, against Scorchers and Renegades.
According to the official release from Melbourne Stars:
“Maxwell returned a positive rapid antigen test after the game against the Melbourne Renegades and has since undertaken a PCR test and is currently isolating,” stated an official release. The all-rounder is the 13th Melbourne Stars player to test positive for COVID-19.”.
Recently, COVID19 cases in Brisbane Heat camp forced changes to the schedule of the tournament at the last minute.