Melbourne Star team captain Glenn Maxwell became the 13th cricket player in the Big Bash League to test positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
According to reports, Maxwell’s positive test was confirmed on Wednesday morning through a quick antigen test he conducted after the game against the Renegades on Monday. cricket.com.auHe has also received PCR testing and is currently awaiting the results.
At the same time, the surge in COVID-19 cases in the BBL continued, and Renegades became the fifth club to report a positive case.
Three other BBL clubs have reported positive cases of COVID-19, forcing the Brisbane Heat to withdraw from Tuesday’s game against the Sydney 76ers. Despite the surge in COVID-19 cases across the league, the organizers of the BBL are still working desperately to keep the game going.