Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19 positive and has updated about his status with his fans on Twitter on March 27. The former Indian captain said that he had mild symptoms following which a test was conducted which has resulted in him being COVID positive. He has further said that he has quarantined himself are is following all the protocols to ensure that he is safe.
“I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bat. However, I’ve tested positive today following mild symptoms. All other at home have tested negative. I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all necessary protocols as advised by my doctors,” Tendulkar wrote on Twitter and informed about his status to his fans.
Sachin Tendulkar Tests COVID Positive
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 27, 2021
The former India captain thanked the healthcare professionals for their constant support.
“I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country,” Sachin added.
Tendulkar recently participated in the Road Safety World Series where he led the Indian Legends to the title. The fans were excited to see Sachin back on the field and embrace the game of cricket once again.
The Little Master did not disappoint his fans as well as he scored 233 runs in seven games with two fifty-plus scores.He scored 30 in the final against Sri Lankan Legends as India piled up 181/44 after their 20 overs.
The Lankan Legends in reply scored 167/7 led by Sanath Jayasuriya‘s 43. Chinthaka Jayasinghe scored 40 in the middle-order with Kaushalya Weeraratne scoring 38. Ultimately India won the game by 14 runs.
The tournament was played to spread awareness about road safety measures and featured some of the biggest names of cricket like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Jonty Rhodes to name a few.
Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Mumbai have seen a surge in recent times with over 36,000 positive cases recorded on Friday.