Pat Cummins is RULED OUT of second Ashes test

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Australian cricket captain Pat Cummins is RULED OUT of second Ashes test as he’s named as a close contact of a Covid case

  • Cummins was dining next to a positive case while at a restaurant in Adelaide 
  • Josh Hazlewood is also out for the second test following a side injury 


Australia’s cricket captain Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the second Ashes test after being named as a close contact of a positive Covid-19 case.

The 28-year-old was dining with another cricketer in Adelaide on Wednesday night when a customer at the next table was confirmed as a positive Covid case.

Cummins left the restaurant immediately, but still won’t be allowed to play in the second Ashes test which begins on Thursday afternoon.

Australia’s cricket captain Pat Cummins has been named as a close contact of a positive Covid-19 case, forcing him out of the second ashes test

The 28-year-old was dining with another cricketer in Adelaide on Wednesday night when a customer at the next table was confirmed as a positive Covid case

The 28-year-old was dining with another cricketer in Adelaide on Wednesday night when a customer at the next table was confirmed as a positive Covid case

Cummins is seen with fellow team mates on Tuesday ahead of the second Ashes test

Cummins is seen with fellow team mates on Tuesday ahead of the second Ashes test

Steve Smith will step up as captain for the first time since the infamous sandpaper ball-tampering scandal from 2018. 

It’s another blow for the Australian side, after it was confirmed Josh Hazlewood would be out following a side injury.

Under South Australian Covid-19 rules, close contacts are required to isolate for a designated time given by health authorities, usually seven days. 

Queensland cricketer Michael Neser is set to replace Cummins.

Cricket reporter Peter Lalor told SEN it was incredibly lucky fellow teammates Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon weren’t ruled out as they were also at the same restaurant but were eating outside.  

Cummins is seen with fellow teammates Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Starc in Adelaide

Cummins is seen with fellow teammates Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Starc in Adelaide

England will breathe a huge sigh of relief with Cummins ruled out

 England will breathe a huge sigh of relief with Cummins ruled out

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