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Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for COVID-19

Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter on Saturday to reveal that he had tested positive for coronavirus

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Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

The 47-year-old legendary batsman and former Indian skipper shared his health update in a tweet.

“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 said.

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,” the cricket legend added.

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

Sachin Tendulkar recently participated in the Road Safety World Series T20 tournament where he captained the India Legends side.

He showed fine form with the bat, especially towards the end of the tournament as India Legends beat Sri Lanka Legends in the final to clinch the title.

Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest batsmen to ever play the game, had retired from the international cricketer career in 2013.

During his cricketing days, he has scored 100 international hundreds and over 34,000 international runs.

‘Get Well Soon’ messages for Sachin Tendulkar started to pour in on social media along with a hashtag #GetWellSoonSachin, as soon as he announced that he tested COVID-19 Positive.

 

 

 

 

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