Several footballers have already been reported to be infected with the coronavirus. This time, former Pakistan cricketer Tawfiq Umar was identified as Corona Positive.
According to India.com, Umar, 38, is currently receiving treatment at his residence in Lahore.
Tawfiq told Geo News, ‘Last night (Saturday) I got sick and got tested without delay. The test result is positive. My symptoms are not serious. I am isolated in my own home now, everyone will pray for me. ‘
Left-arm opener Tawfiq Omar was one of the most important members of the Pakistan cricket team at the turn of the century. On Saturday night, the results of his test came Covid-19 positive. He is the first Pakistani sports personality to be attacked by Covid-19.
He made his debut in Pakistan in 2001.
The left-handed batsman gave a great performance after playing for the national team. After the retirement of legend Saeed Anwar, he was able to prove himself as an important member of the team. Up to his first 17 Tests, his batting average was 48.03.
He said goodbye to international cricket in 2014 due to a lack of fitness. However, he played domestic cricket until 2018.