Aryaman Birla, who was a part of the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals franchise till last year, has decided to take an undefined ‘sabbatical’ from cricket due to worrying issues.
The 22-year-old entered a note posted on her Twitter handle, in which she vowed to emerge from this level more than ever.
He said, ‘To reach this point in my cricketing career has been a journey of hard work, dedication, dedication and immense courage. However, I have been facing serious sports concerns for some time now.
“I have felt trapped” I have pushed myself into various crises so far, but now I feel the need to enhance my mental health and well-being. And so, I have decided to take an undefined sabbatical from cricket. This lovely sport is an integral part of my life and I hope that I will be back on the field when the time is right. “
A left-handed batsman, Aryaman, son of industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, has played age-group cricket for Madhya Pradesh, which he made in 2017 after making and debut in the senior Ranji team.
He has participated in nine first-class games so far, eight of which came during the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.
Aryaman said, “We all have our own journeys and I want to take this time to understand myself better, open my mind to new and diverse perspectives.”
“I sincerely just want to thank the MPCA and all those who have been part of this beautiful journey. I also want to thank all those who understood & supported me in this quest for self-analysis. This phase is difficult. But it also helped me realize who my real friends and well-wishers are. “
Aryaman’s rest has come at a time when many cricketers are opening up the possibility that they need to stay away from the game to deal with such a disease.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell pulled away from cricket during the T20I series against Sri Lanka in October citing mental health issues. He recently made a comeback to professional cricket and is currently playing in the Big Bash League.