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Mohammed Shami Said He Thought Of Killing Himself Three Times

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami is currently one of the most lethal bowlers in the world. In the last two years, the cricketer has completely transformed himself and his game and has come out stronger than ever. However, no one would have ever imagined, that the pacer who gives nightmares to the best batsmen around the world will think of giving up on his life and that too thrice.

Well, Mohammed Shami was living his worst nightmare when his wife Haseen Jahan had booked him and his brother under domestic violence and him of being involved with several girls. He was all over the news and was even investigated by the BCCI over the same. It was also the same time when he had injured himself after he met with a car accident.

Recently, during a live interaction with the Rohit Sharma on Instagram, Mohammed Shami made a  shocking revelation about how he wanted to give up on his life because of that phrase. Talking about how he took 18 months to recover from the injury, Mohammed Shami revealed:

“When I got injured in the 2015 World cup, after that it took me 18 months to fully recover, that was the most painful time in my life, it was a very stressful period. You know how rehabilitation troubles you. I had to face a lot of difficulties.”

He added:

“Rehab was stressful as the same exercises are repeated every day. Then family problems started and I also suffered an accident. The accident happened 10-12 days ahead of the IPL and my personal problems were running high in the media,” 

He then revealed how he tried to give up on his life three times and credited his family for giving him support during the tough times. He revealed:

“I think if my family had not supported me back then I would have lost my cricket. I thought of committing suicide three times during that period due to severe stress and personal problems. I was not thinking about cricket at all. We were living on the 24th floor. They (family) were scared I might jump from the balcony. My brother supported me a lot. My 2-3 friends used to stay with me for 24 hours. My parents asked me to focus on cricket to recover from that phase and not think about anything else. I started training then and sweated it out a lot at an academy in Dehradun,”

 

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