Sachin Tendulkar hospitalized as a precautionary measure; tested positive for COVID-19 a few days ago

Sachin Tendulkar was tested positive was the Coronavirus days after leading India Legends to the title win in the Road Safety Series.

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Days after leading India Legends to glory in the Road Safety Series, Indian stalwart Sachin Tendulkar revealed that he was tested positive for the Coronavirus. Soon after, three more India Legends players i.e Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan and Subramaniam Badrinath also returned positive results.


Five days after testing positive, Sachin Tendulkar has given an update on his health. The legendary figure confirmed that he has been hospitalized as a precautionary measure. He, however, was confident that he’ll recover and get back home within the next few days.

"Thank you for your wishes and prayers. As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalized. I hope to be back home in a few days. Take care and stay safe everyone,” tweeted the 47-year-old.

Despite being in an unfavorable situation, the Master Blaster wished the fans and his teammates on the 10th anniversary of the 2011 World Cup triumph. Sachin Tendulkar was India’s highest run-getter in the 2011 World Cup.

“Wishing all Indians & my teammates on the 10th anniversary of our World Cup win,” he said.

Around the Coronavirus chaos, the Road Safety Series, which was initially planned for 2020, was postponed to 2021. The Coronavirus lost its pace in India and everything seemed under control. Even the crowds were allowed to be present in the stadium. However, a second wave of the virus saw a surge in the cases which forced the organizers to complete the tournament behind closed doors. The tournament culminated with India Legends defeating Sri Lanka Legends in the final. The joy of the victory didn’t last long as the fans were stunned by the news of Tendulkar testing positive.

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