Former Indian legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive of coronavirus. The batting maestro updated his fans via a post on Twitter by issuing a statement of him testing for the deadly virus. In the statement he also stated that his family members have all tested negative for the same.
The full statement read: “I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay. However, I’ve tested positive today following mild symptoms. All others at home have tested negative. I have quarantined myself at home, and I am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors,”
The 47-year-old also thanked all the health-care workers and medical professionals for their role in tackling coronavirus.
“I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country. Take care all of you.” the statement concluded.
Sachin returned from Raipur after leading the Indian Legends into the finals of the World Road Safety against Sri Lanka. India Legends defeated Sri Lankan Legends by 14 runs to lift this year’s trophy owing to the all-round performance from Yusuf Pathan and Yuvraj Singh.
Meanwhile, fans are wishing speedy recovery of the cricketer who faced backlash due to his remarks on the Farmers’ protest in India.