Pause in sports good for athletes mental health development

first_img– players could learn from stars who battled mental health problems By Clifton RossLOCAL athletes should cherish this forced break in action due to the covid-19 outbreak as it is a golden opportunity to replenish one’s mental strength following an action-packed start to 2020.With isolated physical therapy being key for those local athletes whose primary mode of practice and work consist of outdoor sessions, mass gathering, physical contact and social bonding; mental health takes to the forefront of such a lengthy break.In times when gyms are closed, and mass gathering and mass is prohibited; the mental side of things really seem to compliment the physical aspect in the lives of the local pros.Serena WilliamsDue to the worldwide break in outdoor events including sports, athletes globally have been forced to continue their same training and practice regimes within the confines of their homes or living quarters.But outside of training with the boys and hitting the gym, easing the mind of the rigors of a full season of action whether it be cricket, soccer (football), rugby or even golf which is played almost the entire year; is equally crucial.Spending time with loved ones and being indoors is an immense part of healing and staying in the right mental frame of mind for professional atheles.While training relentlessly and packing on gains is a great way to keep one’s game and career in peak shape, having a calm state and peace of mind is more valuable than Godlike musculoskeletal physique.Take for example the number of sportsmen who have been forced to take breaks for their work due to battling mental illness.In cricket a number of famous players both male and female have been forced to take sudden breaks for the game in order to battle their mental health problems.Former England players Marcus Trescothick, Andrew Flintoff, Johnathan Trott and Sarah Taylor have all come out publicly as advocates in the battle against mental health illnesses; after they all at some point in their careers battled it successfully.While Trescothick and Trott, two of England’s batting stalwarts have made intermittent returns to cricket following breaks, they have never been the same since, a true testament to the importance of keeping one’s self fit both mentally and physically.Other international stars such as Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Tennis star Serena Williams, NBA legend and the logo of the national basketball association, Jerry West are also some of the famous athletes who have battled mental health illnesses.last_img read more

Dream11 MUM vs GOA: Vijay Hazare Trophy prediction, squad details

first_img In a crucial game of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, reigning champions Mumbai will take on Goa at the Alur Cricket Stadium II in Bangalore. The match is a round IX encounter between two teams and it is scheduled at 09:00 IST on October 8. Mumbai and Goa are currently placed sixth and eighth respectively in the Elite Group A points table.Also Read | Vijay Hazare Trophy: MS Dhoni Puts National Selectors In The Spot After Turning Down Opportunity To Play For JharkhandDream11 MUM vs GOA: Squad details and Dream11 predictionHere are the squads for the two teamsMumbai SquadPraful Devkate, Aquib Kureshi, Ashay Sardesai, Shreyas Gurav, Aditya Rane, Aman Sheoran, Devendra Parida, Jai Kothari, Srujan Athawale, Utkarsh Raut, Akshay Jambhekar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Shardul, Surya, Rohit Sharma, P H Solanki, Varun Joijode, Agni Chopra, A Herwadkar, Shreyas Iyer, Sufiyan Shaikh, Dhrumil Matkar, Hardik Jitendra Tamore, S D Lad, Jay Bista, Ajinkya Rahane, Karsh M Kothari, Khizar Dafedar, Kruthik Hanagavadi, Minad P Manjrekar, O H Jadhav, S N Khan, Sairaj B Patil, S I Khan, S Z Mulani, Aditya S Dhumal, Akash P, Ankush Jaiswal, Kd Eknath, Aakarshit Gomel, P Y Pawar, R Sharma, Royston H Dias, Bhupen Lalwani, Tushar U Deshpande, Satyalaksh Jain, Tanush Kotian, Aman Hakim Khan, Pranav Kela, Rudra Dhanday, Arjun Tendulkar, Atharva Vinod Ankolekar, Atharva Poojari, Omkar Ghule, Saksham, Yashasvi Bhupendra Jaiswal, Vikrant Vilas Auti, Parikshit S Valsangkar, Shivam Dube, Shubham Ranjane, Anjdeep Lad, Siddharth Akre, Vijay Gohil, Sujit Naik, A Vashishtha, Atharva Chavan, Sylvester Dsouza, Chinmay Sutar, ShashankAlso Read | PUN Vs VID: Vijay Hazare Trophy Potential Line-up, Match PreviewGoa SquadAmulya Pandrekar, Deepraj Gaonkar, Heramb Parab, Lakshay A Garg, Samar Dubhashi, Shubham Dessai, Snehal Kauthankar, Suyash S Prabhudessai, V A Naik, Vijesh Prabhudesai, Kashyap Bakle, Amogh Desai, Darshan Misal, Keenan, Prathamesh Gawas, Rajasekhar Harikant, Sagun Kamat, Sumiran Amonkar, Amit Verma, C M Gautam, Felix Alemao, Aditya Kaushik, Nihal S, Vaibhav Govekar, Manthan Khutkar, Tunish Sawkar, V G KahlonAlso Read | SAU Vs TAS Dream11: Squad Details For Marsh One-Day Cup MatchMumbai vs Goa Dream11 predictionWicketkeepers: Aditya TareBatsmen: Shreyas Iyer (c), Aditya Kaushik, Jay Bista, Amogh Desai, Yashasvi Bhupendra Jaiswal, SuryaBowlers: Darshan Misal, Lakshay A Garg, S Z Mulani, Dhawal KulkarniPlease note that these Dream11 predictions are made according to our own analysis. The selections made in our line-up do not guarantee positive results in your games.Also Read | Maharashtra Vs Uttar Pradesh: Vijay Hazare Trophy Preview, Details First Published: 7th October, 2019 18:28 IST Aakash Saini COMMENT Last Updated: 7th October, 2019 18:28 IST Dream11 MUM Vs GOA: Vijay Hazare Trophy Prediction, Squad Details Mumbai will face Goa in a crucial game of 2019’s Vijay Hazare trophy. Here, we make a Dream11 prediction for their upcoming fixture scheduled in Bengaluru. WATCH US LIVEcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By LIVE TV FOLLOW USlast_img read more