Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan has tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. He announced the news in a tweet and said that he hasn’t experienced any symptoms. The 36-year-old added that he is self-isolating at his home.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19 with no symptoms and have isolated myself and quarantined at home. I would request those who came in contact with me in the recent past to please get themselves tested,” Pathan tweeted.
“Urging all to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Wishing you all good health,” he added.
Irfan has tested positive just a day after former Indian cricketer S Badrinath tested positive for the virus. Earlier, India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former batsman Yusuf Pathan had both tested positive for the virus. Both the players had also announced the news on Twitter on Saturday.
Tendulkar, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan and S Badrinath shared the dressing room for India Legends in the recently-concluded Road Safety World Series. The tournament was played in Raipur and it went ahead with fans at the stadium.
Irfan had represented India in 29 Tests, 120 ODIs, and 24 T20 International in which he scalped 100, 123 and 28 wickets respectively. In the Road Safety World Series, he scalped 7 wickets in as many matches, at an average of 27.86.
photo credit: Irfan Pathan /Twitter
- ‘These things happen’ – PSG boss Pochettino plays down Mbappe-Neymar dispute
- Nigerian players in Europe weekend recap
- Osaka says she’s itching for a return to tennis
- ‘I played through pain for six months’ – Madrid star Kroos opens up on injury problems
- Onuachu hits hattrick to lift Genk into third place
/ 5 years ago
Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia...
Most Viewed Posts
Jerome Boateng declares 2018 his most difficult year as he says his visit to Ghana has been enlightening and emotional. (27,577)
By: Oma Akatugba Boateng: "2018 comes to an end- i am happy about it." Germany and Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng declared the year 2018 has been the most "difficult " year in his career. The 30-year-old Ghanian German, who just left Ghana, the country of his father where he visited for the first time, […]
Watch Benin Vs Nigeria Live . (18,525)
Jose Mourinho, Africans In Italy And The Nigerian Mentality: A Chat With Victor Obinna Nsofor in Milan. (9,947)
By: Oma Akatugba For an African, leaving home has been seen usually as a way to become the next big thing, especially for athletes, and more especially, for footballers. The toils and sweats usually go unrecorded, unnoticed and unobserved, but you are still expected to make lemonades out of the little lemons you get and […]
EXCLUSIVE: I Did Not Sleep With 23 Women In Iran – Messi Lookalike Clears The Air (8,941)
By: Oma Akatugba Are humans really created in twos? Well, it all seemed like a façade until these rumours milled out from the streets of Iran. It's high time you checked your mirror, and be careful of who you appear like, else, you may be fiercely rumoured to be living on the pretext of who […]
He Was Abandoned In Myanmar But Ended Up The Most Sought-After Player In The Country- The Incredible Story Of Emmanuel Uzochukwu (7,654)
By- Oma Akatugba There are many Nigerian footballers and even many more who just need an opportunity to shine. They go above the usual in their pursuit of greatness. While some have found themselves in excellent conditions, so many others haven’t been so lucky. For Emmanuel Uzochukwu, a 21-year old Nigerian attacker painting Myanmar red […]