Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for Covid-19

Mumbai: Legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar today took to Twitter to confirm that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

Sachin has ‘mild symptoms’ and has decided to quarantine himself at home as advised by the doctors.

“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,” he tweeted.

Sachin added: “All others at home have tested negative. I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors.”

Sachin further said, “I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country.”

The highest run-scorer of all time in both Test matches and one-day internationals, Sachin retired in 2013 after playing in 200 Tests, in which he scored 15,921 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar was the captain of the India Legends team which recently won the Road Safety World Series in Raipur after beating Sri Lanka Legends in the finals of the tournament.


NT Bureau