Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has tested positive for COVID-19. The player on Friday confirmed about he contracted the virus via his official Twitter handle. He said that after facing mild symptoms, the player has isolated himself.
“I’ve tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions,” tweeted Harbhajan. The former Indian player also called for the people who came in contact with him to get themselves tested at the earliest. “Please be safe and take care,” he further wrote.
I've tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions.
I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest. Please be safe and take care 🙏🙏
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 21, 2022
Geeta Basra, the former off-spinner’s wife also got positive for the virus. She told via her Instagram handle that despite being very cautious for two years, they couldn’t prevent the virus and it finally caught them.
The turbanator had recently bid goodbye to all forms of cricket. He retired as being the fourth-highest wicket-taker for Team India in Tests. The two-time World Cup champion can be seen on his YouTube channel named “The Turbanator” analyzing India’s performance and currently for the ongoing tour against South Africa.
Harbhajan Singh has appeared for 103 Tests, 236 ODIs and 28 T20Is for Team India and contributed to the country by taking 294 wickets in limited-overs cricket. He has made 3,569 runs on international levels while taking 711 wickets appearing in 367 matches.