Guyanese cricketer Romario Shepherd tests positive for COVID-19

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: In this handout image provided by CPL T20, Romario Shepherd of Guyana Amazon Warriors bowls during the Hero Caribbean Premier League match between Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Queen's Park Oval on September 5, 2018 in Port of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago. (Photo by Ashley Allen - CPL T20/Getty Images)

Guyanese cricketer Romario Shepherd has tested positive for COVID-19 according to sources within the cricketing fraternity.

While it still remains a delicate situation, as Cricket West Indies (CWI) is yet to make an official announcement.

According to Andrew Mason of the Mason and Guest Radio show in Barbados, who broke the news, Shepherd will not be en-route to Bangladesh from January 8.

Romario Shepherd (CPL/Getty Images)

Appearing on the Mason and Guest Radio show, CWI Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Johnny Grave noted that CWI will make an official announcement later today (January 6) when all the remaining COVID-19 test results are available, and the replacement player for Shepherd in the One Day International squad will be disclosed.

Inews will provide further details in a subsequent report.