Irfan Pathan announced on Monday that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. Though, the former Indian fast-bowler hasn’t shown any symptoms as of yet. With that, he has now become the fourth Indian cricketer, who was part of the Road Safety World Series, to be tested positive for Covid-19. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar, Yusuf Pathan and Subramaniam Badrinath have also tested positive for the disease.
Irfan Pathan, took to Twitter to confirm the news. He has requested all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19 with no symptoms and have isolated myself and quarantined at home. I would request those who came in contact with me in recent past to please get themselves tested,” Irfan wrote on Twitter.
“Urging all to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Wishing you all good health.”
After the Road Safety World Series got postponed last year, the second phase began on 5th March 2021. Six teams such as South Africa Legends, Sri Lanka Legends, Bangladesh Legends, Indian Legends, West Indies Legends and England Legends participated in the tournament.
All the matches of the tournament were played at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur. India Legends won the tournament after beating Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs. Sri Lanka’s former cricketer. Tillakaratne Dilshan scored the most runs and took the most wickets in the tournament.