'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for Covid-19

'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for Covid-19

Raipur: Master Blaster and God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar has been tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

The legendary batsman took to Twitter informing his fans about the same. “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”, he said on Twitter.

The tweet was flooded with replies of fans wishing the legend a speedy and quick recovery.

Tendulkar recently participated in the Road Safety World Series T-20 tournament held in Nava Raipur at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium. He led the India Legends team who won the series beating Sri Lanka Legends in the finals.

The tournament was organized with an objective to bring awareness among citizens to adopt road safety rules for prevention of road accidents as the cricket is the most followed sport in the country and cricketers are looked upon as idols.

Meanwhile, BCCI on Saturday wrote on their official Twitter handle “#OnThisDay in 1994, @sachin_rt opened the innings in the ODIs for the first time & blazed his way to 82 off 49 balls as #TeamIndia took on New Zealand in Auckland. The rest, as they say, is history.”