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Melbourne Stars Statement: COVID-19 & CitiPower Centre match update

01 January 2022

The Melbourne Stars can confirm a further 3 players have returned a positive test for COVID-19.

All Melbourne Stars players who returned negative PCRs on Thursday, undertook another PCR test again this morning.

It brings the total number of positive cases within the Stars to 10 players and 8 support staff.

All 3 players who tested positive are currently isolating for 7 days, as per government guidelines.

The Stars would like to thank Cricket Australia in ensuring that tomorrow's match against the Perth Scorchers at the CitiPower Centre will still take place.

The final squad for the match will be announced on Sunday morning.

General Manager Blair Crouch said:
"Our thoughts are with our players who have tested positive today and we wish them a speedy recovery.

"Thanks to the medical teams at Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia for their ongoing support under difficult circumstances.

"Despite all the challenges over the last few days, we look forward to taking the field tomorrow at CitiPower Centre to play in front of our members and fans."