Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday and said he was in home quarantine in Mumbai with mild symptoms of the disease.
Tendulkar, who is widely revered as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, confirmed the news on social media.
"I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay," he said in a statement.
"However, I have 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."
Here's how well-wishers poured in with support for the Master Blaster:
Best wishes for a very swift recovery. https://t.co/swZy9u9ezz
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 27, 2021
Get well soon paji 🙏🙏 https://t.co/M8dL2PhH8S
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 27, 2021
Get well soon paaji
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) March 27, 2021
Take care Paaji! — Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) March 27, 2021
Get well soon Sachin. Wish you the speediest of recoveries. Praying for you.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 27, 2021
Hope he gets well soon. I know it's mild, and I know he'll recover and I know he'll be fine - but I don't think that initial moment of numbness will ever go away when I hear something's wrong with Sachin Tendulkar. We never really outgrow childhood heroes, do we? https://t.co/RNEdvK3HM2 — Saurabh Somani (@saurabh_42) March 27, 2021
With inputs from AFP
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