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Windies pacer Mindley back in camp after negative Covid test

Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 4 (IANS) Uncapped West Indies pace bowler Marquino Mindley, who had tested positive for Covid-19 during a high-performance camp for the upcoming home series against South Africa, has been released from quarantine.

The 26-year-old Mindley, who had tested positive on May 24, re-joined the West Indies red-ball camp following a second negative RT-PCR test result on Thursday.

Mindley had been in isolation at the team hotel away from the other players and the coaching staff.

Mindley also bowled a short spell in the intra-squad four-day match, which concluded on Thursday.

Cricket West Indies will utilise the four-day match to select the squad for the two-match Test series against South Africa beginning June 10. Both Tests will be played at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground here.

–IANS

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