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File photo of Sachin Tendulkar at the Bushfire Cricket Bash T20 match between the Ponting XI and the Gilchrist XI at Junction Oval on Feb. 9, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

MUMBAI, India — Indian cricket great Sachin Tendulkar has been hospitalized, one week after testing positive for coronavirus.

Tendulkar said in a tweet April 2 that “as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalized.”

The 47-year-old former India captain added that he was hoping to go home in a few days.

Tendulkar tested positive for COVID-19 March 27 and was quarantining at home with mild symptoms.

He retired in 2013 after playing in his 200th test match.

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