Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has “mild symptoms”.

The batting legend, who recently featured in Road Safety World Series confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has “mild symptoms” via a statement on his Twitter account, added that all others at home have tested negative.

“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,” the cricket legend tweeted.

“I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country.”

https://twitter.com/sachin_rt/status/1375670454162239493

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.

Sachin scored 223 in 7 matches in the Road Safety World Series with a highest score of 65.

Meanwhile the COVID-19 cases have been on a surge in Maharashtra and Mumbai with over 36,000 positive cases recorded on Friday.

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