Bat-maker Ashraf Chaudhary, who has repaired bats for the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and has been admitted to the Seven Hills Hospital in suburban Andheri.
‘Ashraf Chacha’, as he’s popularly recognized within the cricketing circles, was earlier admitted to a suburban hospital in Chembur, and is affected by a number of diseases.
He’s mentioned to be in his 60s.
After he examined optimistic for COVID-19, Tendulkar got here to his support and ensured that he was shifted to a facility particularly designated to deal with the an infection.
“He (the bat-maker) examined COVID-19 optimistic within the hospital in Chembur upon which Tendulkar spoke to me and requested me to shift him to the Seven Hills Hospital, which is a devoted COVID facility,” Dr Bhujang Pai, Head of Radiology, Seven Hills Hospital, informed PTI on Friday.
“Now we have shifted Ashraf Chacha to the hospital and are carefully monitoring his situation,” he added.
Tendulkar had earlier helped Ashraf when he was hospitalised in Chembur and even contributed financially for his remedy.
Seven Hills Hospital Dean Dr Balkrishna Adsul is monitoring Ashraf’s remedy.
Ashraf has mounted bats of a number of famous cricketers however fell on exhausting occasions because of COVID-19 as each his well being and enterprise took a beating.
He’s an ever-present determine contained in the Wankhede stadium throughout worldwide and IPL matches.
Even worldwide gamers like Australian Steve Smith, West Indian Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard have all hit sixes with bats mended by Ashraf.
The bat-maker owns a store, which is located in South Mumbai.
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