Sachin Tendulkar admitted to hospital with coronavirus

05:58 PM | 2 Apr, 2021
Sachin Tendulkar admitted to hospital with coronavirus
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India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus.

The former Indian captain revealed last weekend that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

Tendulkar took to Twitter and confirmed he had been admitted as a precaution but hoped to be discharged “in a few days”.

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.”

He concluded by sending his wishes to his fellow members of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning squad on the 10th anniversary of the victory against Sri Lanka.

Tendulkar scored a record 15,921 Test runs for India during a 24-year international career and is widely regarded as one of the game’s most complete batsman.

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