Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has also gone through depression. Actually, he himself has told that he was a victim of depression during the tour of England in 2014. Recently he revealed that when he was in depression, former veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar had helped him. He told that a conversation with Tendulkar on the subject of mental health gave him a new direction. Now Sachin has reacted to it. Sachin Tendulkar has tweeted that I am proud of your success and your decision to share such personal experiences.
Sachin Tendulkar said, “I am proud of Virat Kohli for your success and your decision to share such personal experiences. These days, youth are constantly being judged on social media. Thousands of people speak about them but none of them Doesn’t matter. We need to listen to them and give them advice. ”
Sachin helped Kohli
Indian captain Virat Kohli said in a conversation with England commentator and former player Mark Nicholls, “I spoke to Sachin about this. He advised me that we do not need to fight negative emotions.” You have to learn to ignore these kinds of feelings. If you try to fight these negative feelings or think more about them, then it gets stronger. This advice of mine was very useful to me and I have a hard time It also helped me recover. ”
The most difficult period of my career touring England
According to Kohli, the 2014 tour of England was the worst tour of his career as a batsman. Virat scored an average of just 13.50 in 10 innings of five Tests on this tour. His scores in this series were 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0,7, 6 and 20 runs.
Virat said, “When you are not able to score, nothing feels good, it happened to me as well. I think it will happen to all batsmen, when you have no control over anything. You I don’t know how to get out of this. That tour of England was the same for me when there was nothing I could do to change things. Despite being with the team, I felt like I was in the world Alone. ”
It is necessary to have a mental health expert with the team
One of the best batsmen in the world, Kohli believes that it is important to have a mental health expert with the team. He said, “It is not that I did not have people to talk about it at that time, but a mental health expert can prove to be more helpful on this subject. It is important to have such an expert team so that you can openly You can talk about it. So that you can talk on your questions, you can say that you are having difficulty sleeping or do not feel like getting up in the morning. I have no faith in me at all, tell me what should do.”