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Episode 50 January 23, 2020

99.94: Why Praveen Kumar talking about depression is a big deal

On 19 January, Indian Express published a story about the now former medium-pacer, Praveen Kumar. In it, he broke ‘the biggest silence in Indian sport’ and opened up about his battle with depression, and his search for a way to get back to the game. In this episode, Gaurav Bhatt, Sandeep Dwivedi and Devendra Pandey, who broke the story, discuss Kumar’s struggle with his mental health, why his talking about depression is a big deal and what makes cricketers susceptible to it.

Link to the story – https://bit.ly/2vg4dci


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99.94: Why Praveen Kumar talking about depression is a big dealOn 19 January, Indian Express published a story about the now former medium-pacer, Praveen Kumar. In it, he broke 'the biggest silence in Indian sport' and opened up about his battle with depression, and his search for a way to get back to the game. In this episode, Gaurav Bhatt, Sandeep Dwivedi and Devendra Pandey, who broke the story, discuss Kumar's struggle with his mental health, why his talking about depression is a big deal and what makes cricketers susceptible to it. Link to the story - https://bit.ly/2vg4dci You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.