New Delhi: Indian team captain Virat Kohli has revealed he suffered from depression during the bad England tour in 2014. Kohli said due to a continued failure at bat he felt he was the only person in the world.
Virat Kohli, speaking with former England player Mark Nichols, revealed he had gone through a difficult period in his career during this tour of England.
Kohli was in depression
When asked if Kohli had ever lived in depression, he replied, “ Yes, it has happened to me. It was not good to think that you are not able to score points and I think all batsmen feel at some point that you cannot control anything.
Kohli collapsed in 10 innings
The 2014 tour in England was very bad for Virat Kohli. Kohli scored points in 10 innings of five tests with an average of 13.50. Kohli’s scores were 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0.7, 6 and 20 points. After that he made a big comeback scoring 692 points while touring Australia.
Kohli felt lonely
Virat Kohli said of the England tour: “You don’t know how to get over it. It was a time when there was nothing I could do to change things. I used to feel like I was the only person in the world.
Mental health cannot be ignored
Kohli recalled that there were people to support him in his life, but he still felt lonely. Virat Kohli believes the mental health issue cannot be ignored as it can ruin a player’s career. Kohli is currently in Ahmedabad for the Test Series against England. The two teams have won one game each so far. The third test match will take place from February 24.