Why are cricketers prone to mental health issues?

Steve Smith is glad that mental health of cricketers is in focus after some of his compatriots took breaks to deal with their issues, which he feels, are compounded by ‘hectic’ playing schedules. Steve Smith has been a strong advocate for mental health awareness Steve Smith said in the Australian dressing room players are now […]

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Virat Kohli reveals that he too struggled with mental health issues

The issue of mental health among players in cricket was thrust out in the open after Aussie batsman Maxwell came forward with his struggles and took a break from cricket. Virat Kohli, who is the captain of the Indian cricket team, felt that it was a ‘remarkable’ admission by Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell, when the […]

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India beat England by 36 runs in final, wins Physical Disability World Series T20

India lifted the inaugural T20 Physical Disability World Cricket Series after beating England. India posted 180 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs in the title clash. Middle-order batsman R G Sante top-scored with 34-ball 53. Indian openers Kunal Phanase and Wasim Khan couldn’t get a good start. They lost their first wicket when Khan […]

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Team India’s opening batsman Punam Raut shares her keep-fit secrets

In any sport, fitness is of great importance. Power, speed, stamina, energy levels and concentration matters. Not only physically an athlete is required to be fit mentally as well. To stay mentally fit, Punam emphasises on meditation. Along with all this, running between the wickets is equally important. Punam Raut, who is an icon, unravels […]

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Doctors at Doctor Premier League

Doctor’s Premier League: Cricket fever helps keep Nagpur docs fit

These doctors have taken this idea and remoulded it in a unique way. The doctors were auctioned like player are during the IPL, with the exception that there wasn’t any money involved. This was also a good exercise to increase the camaraderie among the doctors. For instance, before the start of the tournament teams were formed […]

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Delhi: Govt school students to get free sports coaching

Manish Sisodia, deputy chief minister of Delhi told about this scheme in a press conference in Delhi. From the total number of children who will be trained, the half of the children will be from the government schools who will be given free training/coaching. Other children will be charged fees accordingly. On Friday, Master Blaster […]

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Stay off drugs, be healthy & happy, says Mark Waugh

Former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh visited Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust and encouraged the drug addicts to stay healthy and stay off drugs. “Like in India, in Australia, we support a lot of underprivileged people. It would be great if Indian cricketers come forward to support these charities. It’s great to see everybody doing great here and […]

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Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘Human life is unfortunately the cheapest thing’

At least 22 passengers were killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. This horrific incident shook the entire nation and many took to twitter to express their condolences, amongst which, was former cricketer and commentator Virender Sehwag. Veeru strikes back with […]

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Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar ‘bats’ for cleanliness

Sachin Tendulkar ‘bats’ for cleanliness in the city

God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar will now give cleanliness lessons to Mumbaikars. An NGO Apnalaya, has initiated ‘Mission 24’ campaign with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Under the campaign, basic amenities will be provided to the people of M-East ward in Mumbai. On Tuesday morning, Sachin Tendulkar met municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta. After the meeting, information […]

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