New Delhi: Former England captain Kevin Pietersen on Friday urged Indian residents to observe authorities instructions on self-isolation to include the COVID-19 pandemic, posting a message in Hindi with some assist from his former IPL teammate Sreevats Goswami.
The 39-year-old took to Twitter to say “Greetings India. Everyone seems to be united within the battle towards coronavirus and that everybody ought to hearken to their authorities’s directions and keep at residence for a couple of days. That is time to be sensible.”
“Namaste India, hum sab corona virus ko harane mein ek saath hai , hum sab apne apne sarkar ki baat ka nirdes kare aur ghar me kuch Dino ke liye rahe , yeh samay hai hosiyaar rahene ka .App sabhi ko der sara pyaar,” Pietersen tweeted in Hindi.
Namaste india hum sab corona virus ko harane mein ek saath hai , hum sab apne apne sarkar ki baat ka nirdes kare aur ghar me kuch Dino ke liye rahe , yeh samay hai hosiyaar rahene ka .App sabhi ko der sara pyaar
My Hindi trainer – @shreevats1
— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) March 20, 2020
He credited Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Goswami for educating him Hindi. Each have performed for Royal Challengers Bangalore within the IPL.
The coronavirus pandemic has contaminated greater than 2,00,000 folks worldwide and led to over 9,000 deaths. In India greater than 190 have examined optimistic up to now and 4 have died.
The nation’s well being ministry has repeatedly suggested folks to remain at residence and on Thursday Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated a nationwide self-imposed curfew on Sunday to assist the containment efforts.
Earlier this month, Pietersen visited the Kaziranga Nationwide Park in Assam to shoot a documentary on rhino conservation. He had lauded India’s efforts in a sequence of tweets.
“The rhino inhabitants in India is BOOMING! Africa ought to take notice! Face with monocle. Saving these iconic species CAN be achieved and IS being achieved right here! Bravo, India!”
“India has given me a lot during the last 15yrs & to have the ability to go to someplace so distant and so spectacular at present, simply made my journey. I am a lot happier, that we are able to movie a doc celebrating the great thing about #IncredibleIndia!” he had tweeted.