Stars lose Maxwell after positive test

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The Melbourne Stars' fearfulness Big Bash play continues, with the nine confirming that skipper Glenn Maxwell has tested affirmative to a accelerated antigen test.

The 33-year-old had been 1 of the club's fewer established players that was yet to beryllium hampered by COVID complications.

"Maxwell returned a affirmative accelerated antigen trial aft the crippled against the Melbourne Renegades and has since undertaken a PCR trial and is presently isolating," a nine connection read.

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"Melbourne Stars volition supply an update erstwhile the effect of the PCR trial is known and inquire everyone to respect Glenn's privateness astatine this time."

Melbourne Stars skipper Glenn Maxwell. (Getty)

The Stars person been wholly dismantled by the microorganism successful the past mates of matches, fielding teams of comparative unknowns successful dense defeats to the Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades.

They're owed to play the Adelaide Strikers connected Friday - who they volition past play again connected Monday, earlier finishing the regular play with games against the Renegades, Heat, and Hurricanes.

After those 2 losses each crippled is looming arsenic a must-win for the Stars, who are present second-last connected the ladder.

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