India's retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has undergone a knee surgery at a hospital in London.

Tendulkar posted a picture of his left leg, covered in a black cast, on his Facebook page and commented that he hopes to recover soon.

"Some injuries trouble even after retirement, but I will be back very soon doing the things I enjoy. Had a knee operation & resting," the iconic batsman wrote.

More than 17 thousand people reacted with shock and sympathy by liking the picture and posting comments on it.

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