Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh feels that younger players take up a special type of character when they’re social media platforms to hunt approval from others.
The 2007 and 2011 World Cup-winning member of Team India mentioned he himself has seen many players behaving in another way on social media. Yuvraj was having this dialogue with India quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah throughout an Instagram reside session.
“I feel they try too hard. They become what they are not when they are on social media,” Yuvraj mentioned.
“I have seen many players who are otherwise very decent but on social media, they become something else,” the previous all-rounder added.
Bumrah, too, echoed Yuvraj’s sentiments.
“I have seen youngsters want validation on social media. That people say they are good. People’s opinions should not change the perception and it should not matter. You need to have confidence in yourself,” mentioned Bumrah.
India is presently underneath lockdown to restrict the speedy unfold of the coronavirus that has wreaked havoc globally. Amid this time when sports activities occasions have been both suspended or canceled, players are taking to social media to work together with followers, fellow teammates, or others.