Sachin Tendulkar hospitalized as a ‘matter of precaution’; thanks fans for wishes and prayers

Sachin Tendulkar had tested positive for COVID-19 eight days ago.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar has been hospitalized just about a week after testing positive for COVID-19. The 47-year-old had taken to Twitter to announce the news writing, “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 others at home have tested negative. I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors.

After the news of his positive test, other players who had taken part in the Road Safety World Series alongside Sachin Tendulkar like Subramaniam Badrinath, Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan also tested positive for the virus and took to their social media handles to announce the news. The tournament had taken place in Raipur and it was the Sachin Tendulkar-led Indian team who had come up trumps.

Sachin Tendulkar announces hospitalization

Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar for India Legends
Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar at the Road Safety World Series

Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter today to announce that he had been hospitalized. He wrote, “Thank you for your wishes and prayers. As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised. I hope to be back home in a few days. Take care and stay safe everyone.

The legendary batsman then wished all Indian fans on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the ICC World Cup win in 2011, writing, “Wishing all Indians and my teammates on the 10th anniversary of our World Cup win.

Wishes have poured in for Sachin Tendulkar after he announced the news.

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