Former India opener and cricket commentator Gautam Gambhir has contacted COVID-19. On Tuesday, the former left-handed batsman announced the news of catching COVID on Twitter. However, Gambhir also mentioned that he has experienced only mild symptoms.
Recently, former India spinner Harbhajan Singh was also affected by COVID-19. Gautam Gambhir was one of the commentators during recent India’s tour of South Africa. He also made appearances on television during the matches.
Gautam Gambhir Tests Positive For COVID-19
On Tuesday, the former left-handed batsman informed everyone that he has tested positive for COVID. He also requested everyone who came into his contact to get themselves tested.
“After experiencing mild symptoms, I tested positive for COVID today. Requesting everyone who came into my contact to get themselves tested. #StaySafe”, Gambhir tweeted. Have a look at his tweet below.
After experiencing mild symptoms, I tested positive for COVID today. Requesting everyone who came into my contact to get themselves tested. #StaySafe
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 25, 2022
Gambhir has been picked by Lucknow Super Giants as their mentor for IPL 2022 season. Lucknow is one of the two new franchises that will be part of IPL 2022. So far, the franchise has picked KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi as their three draft players.
Recently, Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul said that he seeks to learn a lot from mentor Gautam Gambhir during the course of IPL 2022. Gambhir, who is currently an active commentator and analyst, has a lot of experience in IPL.
Gambhir was part of IPL since its debut edition in 2008. He played every season from 2008 to 2018. In 154 matches, he scores 4217 runs at an average of 31.01. He also slammed 36 half-centuries during his 11-year-long career in IPL.
He played for teams like Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders. He also led Kolkata Knight Riders to titles in IPL 2012 and 2014 under his captaincy. He last played for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2018. Post the season, he announced retirement from all forms of cricket.
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