Tendulkar, known as the God of modern cricket, confirmed the news on social media.
He said: “I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay.”
“However, I have tested positive today following mild symptoms. All others at home have tested negative.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 27, 2021
“I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors.”
The 47-year-old cricketer retired in 2013 after playing in 200 Tests, in which he scored 15,921 runs.