Cricketers have shelf lives, they can’t complain of burnout: Rohit Sharma
Flamboyant India batsman Rohit Sharma feels cricketers have a short shelf life and they shouldn’t complain about burnouts.
Stating that he doesn’t believe in taking a break citing tight schedule as excuse, Rohit said: “Cricketers have limited careers, we cannot play till the (age of) 60, 70. We have to make the most of the time we have. There can’t be excuses of burnout, tight match schedule.”
Asked whether he would like to take a break at some point given the tight schedules, the Mumbai batsman, who holds the record for the highest ODI score (of 264) said: “Not really. I am coming back from an injury. I don’t see myself doing that, I want to play as much as possible. Whenever I get the opportunity I want to be there on the field.”
He also said cricketers these days are used to tight schedules. “We are all used to tight schedules. It is not happening now, it has been happening for a while now. We all understand how to take care of our bodies and there are specialists (physios/trainers) to help us out,” said Rohit, who is here for the first ODI of the India-Australia series to be held on September 17.
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