PSL 2021: André Russell of Quetta Gladiators reveals mental health problems in the bio-bubble

“I think it’s taking its toll on myself. I can not talk for something else player, or trainer or anyone that goes through all this quarantine stuff. But it definitely took its toll on me mentally, because from bubble to bubble, in locked a room in, you can not go out for a walk”You can’t go to certain places, you can’t socialize, it’s different,” Russell told Geo News.

“But at the end of the day I’m not ungrateful, I’m thankful that we are still playing, we’re still doing our job. It is also hard for us. But although we have prepared for it, it still costs a toll. So, for I i like have a bike or something in my room so i can get my heart rate up. I would die use space die i have go on the floor, do some pushups. For some practice, me use Stuff in the room too just do something “, he added.

The all-rounder said that experience of playing in UAE would be a little different this time because players has to acclimatize quickly, there soon as they come out of Quarantine before die PSL will resume in 2021.

“I’ve played in hot conditions. But I was in competition, playing games, got it right net Meetings and back and continue to get used to the condition and fully acclimate. However, in In this case it will be a little different with us in Quarantine and then us just will get out and have a few practice Meetings and then directly in die into games”Said Russel.

“The night won’t be like this bad like the day games but if it’s a day game, we just must be up for the challenge. We are professionals also we need to condition our minds to act with the heat and the weather, “He added.

Upon completion of PSL 2021, Russell join the West Indian squad for the T20I series against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan under home in June and July.

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