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Travis Head contracts Covid-19 ahead of AUS vs WI 2nd Test, Brisbane arrival delayed

Travis Head contracts Covid-19 ahead of AUS vs WI 2nd Test, Brisbane arrival delayed

Travis Head will rejoin squad on Tuesday after contracting Covid-19. He will spend an extra night at home ahead of AUS vs WI 2nd Test.

Australia Cricket Team have suffered a second blow ahead of AUS vs WI 2nd Test. Travis Head has contracted Covid-19 during the break. While he was supposed to report to Brisbane and rejoin with squad, he will spend an extra night at home. Earlier, Usman Khawaja suffered a blow to his head and was doubtful for the 2nd Test starting Jan 25.

As per The Age report, even if Travis Head tests positive again on arrival, he can still practise and play the Day-Night Test under revised Covid-19 protocols in Australia.

As for Usman Khawaja, has got the clearance to play the 2nd Test after concussion.

Australia lead 1-0 in the series after an easy win in the AUS vs WI 1st Test. Travis Head slammed 119 in the first innings as Australia registered 10-wicket win in Adelaide Oval.

Australia Test Squad: Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head (vc), Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc

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