“Ashraf Chacha” as he’s identified in cricketing circles, has been admitted to the Savla hospital for final 12 days resulting from diabetes and midzone pneumonia-related problems.

The bat maker’s shut pal Prashant Jethmalani advised PTI on Tuesday, “Tendulkar came forward and has spoken to Ashraf Chacha. He has also helped him financially. A major chunk of the finances has been donated by the legendary batsman.”

Ashraf has mounted bats of a number of famous cricketers together with Tendulkar, Virat Kohli however fell on exhausting instances resulting from COVID-19 as each well being and enterprise took a beating. He is 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 Chacha.

The bat maker owns a store M Ashraf Bro, which is located at Dhobi Talao in South Mumbai and there have been instances when he has repaired bats without spending a dime only for his love for the sport and the gamers.

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