Indian batting legend and Bharat Ratna awardee, Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19 after showing mild symptoms and is currently in home quarantine.
Widely regarded as the greatest ever batsman in the history of the game, the Master Blaster recently led India Legends to a title win in the Unacademy Road Safety World Series last weekend in Raipur. He scored 223 runs in 7 matches in the Road Safety World Series with a highest score of 65.
From the time when this pandemic outbreak happened, he has been maintaining all kinds of safety measures and has undergone the test numerous times. But today, the legend himself made his admirers all across the globe know that he tested positive for coronavirus and is in ‘home quarantine’, on his social media handles.
On Twitter, the Man who carried the nation on his shoulders for 24 years tweeted, “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 other at home have tested negative.
I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all necessary protocols as advised by my doctors.
I want to thank all he healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many other across the country.
Take care all of you.”
Sachin continues to hold the record for scoring most runs in Tests and ODIs. The Lil’ Master has scored 15921 runs in 200 Tests at an average of 53.79. In 463 ODIs, Sachin has scored 18426 runs at an average of 44.83.
Tendulkar is the only cricketer to play 200 Test matches and also score 100 international centuries with 51 in Tests while the rest 49 in ODIs.
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