Former Scotland spinner Majid announces news of positive coronavirus test


New Delhi: Former Scotland offspinner Majid Haq informed that he is recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).

Despite contracting COVID-19, Majid’s tweet indicated that he was in good spirits, as he thanked all the medical staff who were involved in his treatment. The 37-year-old is expected to be in self-isolation until he makes a full recovery.

Having represented Scotland at U-17, U-19 and U-23 levels, Majid made his debut for the senior side in 2002 and also represented the country in the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies. Renowned for his off-spin bowling, Majid was also a handy batsman back in the day and last turned out for Scotland in an ODI against Bangladesh in 2015.

The Pakistani descendant has been working as an accountant in Scotland after retirement, having obtained his honors degree from The University of the West of Scotland.

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