Former India’s greatest batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday underwent a knee surgery on his left leg in London. Sachin Tendulkar posted a picture of his left leg, covered in a black cast, on his official Twitter account and commented that he hopes for a speedy recovery.

Sachin Tendulkar wrote on Twitter, “Some injuries trouble even after retirement, but I will be back very soon doing the things I enjoy. Had a knee operation & resting.”

The post was immediately shared, liked and commented on by thousands of cricket fans around the world.

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was quick to send his best wishes, tweeting: “Get better and soon my friend. Wish you best.”

Sachin Tendulkar‘s former teammate VVS Laxman followed up with

He wrote: “Wishing you a speedy recovery Sach.”

Sachin Tendulkar was travelling around the United Kingdom in recent times.